Battersea Power Station in London

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Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of Battersea Power Station in London, England
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
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Battersea Power Station

Battersea Park Road, London, England, Battersea SW8
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  An iconic building that will be lost in the new development and hardly visible from the north shore of the Thames. Such a pity that some european architect has been allowed to run riot in producing a scheme that doesn't sit with its better neighbour - but fights it.

Robin Ballance - Thursday, February 12th, 2015 @ 2:52pm  

  The building does stand out among its neighbors. An interesting landmark. Restoring it is another matter, depending on the cost and will the project improve the surrounding neighborhood.

Thomas Semesky - Monday, November 17th, 2008 @ 8:12am  

  If a quarter of the money that has been ploughed into the 2012 Olympic Games had been given over to restoring this "Old Lady of Battersea", London would have at least have an Iconic building for future generations.

Marc J Quigley-Ferriday - Sunday, August 31st, 2008 @ 2:49am  

  Dont destroy it, it's a part of your history and it seem to be in good shape and I read that it has has a luxurious interior... Well I may not be objective cause I'm a london lover, but it's got style !

It would make a great cinéma - Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 @ 4:08pm  

  As a Londoner born and bred under old smokey, (just down the road ) it would be a big Black Eye if it is not restored, also 3 members of my family work there, so I am very fond of the old girl. DO NOT DESTOY OUR HISTORY.

John E Smith - Wednesday, November 29th, 2006 @ 6:47pm