Buro Happold behind Battersea

Buro Happold have joined the team behind the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station.

The consultants have been involved in some of London’s most iconic buildings and structures in recent years, including work on the Millennium Dome, The Great Court at the British Musuem, and The Globe Theatre.

The group was also part of the consortium which designed and constructed the Olympic Stadium, so large-scale, high-publicity projects are very much their field.

Buro Happold principal Justin Phillips said “We are truly delighted to have been appointed to the Battersea Power Station development… We look forward to dramatically changing this significant part of central London, all within a mile of Westminster.”

Questions are still being raised over the longevity of this project, and whether or not the chimneys will be rebuilt after the owners have insisted on bringing them down in the name of ‘safety’.

The consultation held last week at Battersea Power Station outlined the plans, and showed thousands of flats to be squeezed into the small spaces around the power station.

The Battersea Power Station Community Group have raised numerous issues around these plans, a video will follow…

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