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|Battersea Power Station|
|Battersea Power Station, Kirtling Street|
London ENG United Kingdom
| - unused|
| - mechanical|
| - chimney|
| - highrise|
| - other|
| - art deco|
| - steel|
| - brick|
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|To the top of the chimnies|
|To the roof of the power station|
Architect: Sir Giles Gilbert Scott
- The Battersea Power Station is being converted into a large commercial and entertainment complex as the centrepiece of a project to rejuvenate the surrounding area.
- Station A started construction in 1929 and opened in 1939. Station B started Construction in 1953 and opened in 1955. With the addition of Station B gave the power station a four chimney look.
- The Power Station has been featured on many pop and rock album covers. The Power Station appeared on frontcover for the Pink Floyd Record 'Animals'.
- Power Operations at the station ended in 1983 when the building began to fall into disrepair.
-An attempt to convert the power station into an amusement park following its decommisioning left the structure gutted and half-demolished; the project was abandoned in 1989.
- Since the power station is Grade II listed, it cannot be demolished.
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Drawing by Cg2
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