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Battersea Power Station

General Information

Beginning of works: 1929
Completion: 1933
Status: under renovation

Project Type

Structure: Frame
Function / usage: Electric power plant
Material: Steel structure

Location

Location: , , , ,
Coordinates: 51° 28' 54.56" N    0° 8' 39.84" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

capacity for electric power generation 1953: 509 MW

Materials

façade brick
building structure steel

Chronology

1933

A Station is completed.

1944

Work begins on B Station.

1953

B Station is completed.

1955

Last chimney added.

1975

A Station is closed after 42 years of service.

1983

B Station closes as well so that the entire complex no longer produces electricity.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20006911
  • Date created
    20/11/2002
  • Last Update
    23/01/2018