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Inside the recharged Battersea Power Station

After ten years and £9 billion, this London landmark is reopening

  • From Spectator Life
[John Sturrock]

At its peak, Battersea Power Station supplied a fifth of London’s electricity, including to Buckingham Palace and parliament. Today, the most electric thing about it is the virtual reality gaming venue on site. Times have changed – but the reopening of the power station allows us to rediscover one of our finest pieces of industrial heritage and to take stock of the neighbourhood’s £9 billion makeover.

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