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Odd Facts About Battersea Power Station

Some strange things you didn’t know about the Battersea Power Station building, awaiting conversion as an Apple Campus

Battersea Power Station

Iconic: Battersea Power Station, soon to form London’s Apple Campus, shared with other businesses and 4,000 dwellings. Image by Songquan Deng (via Shutterstock).

Battersea Power Station, besides being a short distance from our premises, is a London icon. Since its commissioning in 1933 (and decommissioning in 1983), it has featured on album covers and inspired LPs. After decommissioning, it has been the subject of many speculative redevelopment attempts. Most famously, the owners of Alton Towers amusement park wanted to turn it into an indoor theme park. In 2021, it will find a new use: as London’s Apple Campus, shared with 4,000 dwellings and other businesses.

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