Vauxhall at night – skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall is rapidly turning into a mini-Manhattan for the wealthy, with huge new tower blocks and luxury apartments punching the skyline.

Here’s some photos taken from both sides of the Thames on a chilly winter evening:

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

It’s stuffed full of flats for the rich, but I can’t help appreciating the curvy lines of this swishy block on the north side of Vauxhall bridge.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Looking across the Thames from the north side.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

St George Tower and its shiny neighbours – see: the unspeakable ugliness of Vauxhall’s St George Wharf riverside development and tower.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Riverside works.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

The distant outline of  the upmarket Battersea Power Station redevelopment.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Skyscrapers around Vauxhall.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall’s iconic ‘ski-jump’ bus station is  set for demolition to make way for more luxury tower blocks.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Some more views around Vauxhall.

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

Vauxhall at night - skyscrapers, buses, construction work and a Thames nocturne, Jan 2021

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