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Battersea Power Station

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Battersea Power Station: last chance to see inside

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Inside Liddell - The ageing equipment in AGL's 50yo coal-fired power station

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URBEX: The Battersea Powerstation

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Great New Electric Power Aka Giant New Electric Power Station (1929)

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Coal Power : Inside the Parish Generating Station

Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Nine Elms, Battersea, an inner-city district of South West London. It comprises two individual power stations, built in two stages in the form of a single building. Battersea A Power Station was built in the 1930s, with Battersea B Power Station to the east in the 1950s. The two stations were built to a nearly identical design, providing the long-recognised four-chimney layout. The station ceased generating electricity in 1983, but over the past 50 years it has become one of the best known landmarks in London and is Grade II* listed. The station's celebrity owes much to numerous popular culture references, which include the cover art of Pink Floyd's 1977 album Animals and its appearance in the 1965 Beatles' film Help!