Historic listed Pump House to be demolished

English Heritage have given their blessing for the Victorian Battersea Water Pumping House, on the site of Battersea Power Station and which once housed a 112 inch Cornish engine, one of the largest steam engines ever built, to be demolished. … Continue reading

Selling Battersea Power Station over stormy seas

Flats of the Battersea Power Station are sold overseas while many signs put on risk the whole property market. Continue reading

Battersea Power Station in vendita per mari perigliosi

Mentre gli appartamenti della Battersea Power Station sono in vendita in tutto il mondo, diversi segnali indicano rischi incombenti per il mercato immobiliare britannico. Continue reading

Marketing carbuncle on Battersea Power Station

The new Battersea Power Station owners, like all the previous “flippers”, has barely spent a penny on taking care of the Grade II* listed building, which is in such a perilous state it is now listed as an endangered world … Continue reading

Oberhausen ‘Gasometer’ as an example for alternative use of Battersea gasholder

Battersea’s ‘listed’ gasholders are being demolished to make way for new homes, shops and business space. Wandsworth council approved the demolition of this and three other adjacent gasholders in Battersea in January 2013, as part of the regeneration of Nine … Continue reading

Letter to English Heritage from Battersea Power Station Community Group on future plans

Letter from Keith Garner to English Heritage over the ownership of Battersea Power Station and their wish to buy it for £1. Continue reading

Why the Northern Line extension will never happen

A political comment questioning the regeneration of the Battersea Power Station site, the funding of the Northern Line extension, Roman Abramovich’s motives and David Cameron’s Big Society. Continue reading

Industrial heritage “As important as our country homes and castles”

A new survey from English Heritage has found that listed industrial buildings are at the highest risk of severe neglect. Around 3% of standard grade I and II* listed buildings in England are considered to be at risk, while a … Continue reading

Battersea Power Station- a tragi-comedy of errors

Battersea Power Station- a tragi-comedy of errors. by our theatre critic BabyLonDon Last night’s Wandsworth Borough Council Planning Committee meeting to approve the demolition of the Victorian Battersea Pumping Station and the demolition (and supposed replacement) of the iconic power … Continue reading

Artists’ Impressions Of Battersea Are For Illustration Purposes Only

The demolition plans proposed at last night’s meeting for the future of the grounds of Battersea Power Station grounds are merely artistic impressions in soft focus and not what locals and Londoners should expect to receive. Most of the things … Continue reading