What will Battersea Power Station become?

Battersea Power Station will be a new office district with over 3 million sq. ft of commercial space alongside new private and affordable homes. The Battersea Power Station site is owned by a consortium of Malaysian investors comprising PNB, Sime Darby Property, S P Setia and the Employees’ Provident Fund.

Is Battersea Power Station now Tate Modern?

Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station, and built in two stages between 1947 and 1963. It is directly across the river from St Paul’s Cathedral. The power station closed in 1981.

Who is the main contractor at Battersea Power Station?

Work on the giant Battersea Power Station redevelopment site will not restart until the end of April at the earliest. Construction was paused last week on the scheme where Mace and Sir Robert McAlpine are main contractors on phase two and three.

Is Battersea Power Station still working?

Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station, located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Nine Elms, Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth….

Battersea Power Station
Status Decommissioned and in redevelopment
Construction began 1929 (A station) 1945 (B station)

Where in London is Battersea?

South West London
The Location. Battersea is conveniently located in South West London, just on the banks of the River Thames.

Is Battersea power station abandoned?

Battersea A Power Station was built in the 1930s and Battersea B Power Station, to its east, in the 1950s. They were built to a near-identical design, providing the four-chimney structure. The Power Station was decommissioned between 1975 and 1983 and remained empty until 2014.

Where is the Battersea Power Station in London?

Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned power station located on the River Thames in Battersea, South West London. The complex comprises two buildings, one built in 1930 and the other in 1950.

How does coal get to Battersea Power Station?

A 5-TONS GRAB operated by an electric transporter crane picks up five tons of coal at a time to load on to the conveyer belt which leads to the bunkers of Battersea Power Station.

Why was Battersea Power Station on the cover of animals?

The Battersea Power Station Community Group think one of the main reasons for the power station’s worldwide recognition is that it appeared on the cover of Pink Floyd’s 1977 album, Animals, on which it was photographed with the group’s inflatable pink pig floating above it.

What was the first movie to use Battersea Power Station?

Battersea Power Station has become an iconic structure, being featured in or used as a shooting location for many films, television programmes, music videos and video games. One of the station’s earliest appearances on film was in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1936 film Sabotage, which shows the station before the construction of the B station.

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