About this spot
When I first saw this site, I considered this Grade II heritage site to be an eyesore. Now, after living in London for a while, I have come to love it as one of London’s most loved icons. Originally a coal-fired power station built in the 1930s, and designed in the 'brick cathedral' style popular at that time, it has remained on the bank of the Thames as a disused ruin for longer than it actually functioned as a power station. In recent times, it was purchased by a developer who will be turning it into a shopping complex and high end apartments to include the restoration of the art deco structure internally and externally and reconstruction of the landmark chimneys.
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