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Address: Kirtling Street, London SW8 5BN, England
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0171 4998888

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Can't wait till it reopens

The apartments were all sold off plan to mainly offshore investors but l can't wait for the site to reopen to the public and see what the architects have done with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This building,beautiful though it may be has essentially been left to rot in the last 35years.So many plans have come and gone.You see it every time you are on the train from Victoria Station going South just after you cross the Thames,looking rather gaunt.I hope that it will finally be developed in a fitting way.

Thank wingate
Rijeka, Croatia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

These two coal-fired power stations, built in 1930, were among the largest brick buildings in the world. It became an iconic building due to its numerous references in the popular culture, such is the cover of Pink Floyd’s album Animals from 1977. There is not much left from those times, it is a poor sight to see...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The apartments were all sold off plan to mainly offshore investors but l can't wait for the site to reopen to the public and see what the architects have done with the interior. The large chimneys are being refurbished which is why they aren't all visible at present but will be up when completed. The glass frontage on the apartment... More 

Thank Terry252
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is such an iconic building, it has appeared on album covers. Sadly what thy are doing to the area to make it a shopping area surrounded by trendy apartments is tragic but that's supposedly progress for you. Not many people know this but the power station was never bombed in the second world war due to the fact that... More 

Thank Dean_Porte
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Landmark!? More like an eyesore! I knew Battersea was industrial but not quite to this level! Lot's of developments going on around the powerstation which didn't help for a start but three out of four of the chimneys had been taken down, it looked so different - so much so that it was unrecognisable and we didn't even know if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

this was a landmark of london, the south side and how the separation between classes. however, now its the same price as central london. the area is booming now, and the new American embassy and the new property development has pushed the area to mayfair standard and prices. its a must see to beleive now, i was shocked at the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

If your visiting it, you're undoubtedly a Pink Floyd fan. Sadly you can't get within 100 yards of the building as they're redoing the whole area as a condo area.

2 Thank whittier4405
Escucha, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

just a 100yds up the road from the famous battersea dogs home is the now remains of the equally famous power station. i first saw the power station in the 80s,it had closed down then with the inside gutted,however the outside was still magnificent,it must have been one heck of a site with smoke belching out of the chimneys.. parts... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We didn't get the chance to do a tour (we were there too late, came unprepared plus not sure if there are any tours, because there's a lot going on / lots of construction!), but the building still looks amazing!!

Thank Peter N
Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Since I was a child this place has been empty but a Huge landmark in London and from the air many a time I have passed here and wondered when this place will be brought back to life again

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