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Battersea Power StationCircus West Village, the first phase of Battersea Power Station to launch, opens in summer 2017.

This riverside power station, the masterpiece of architect Giles Gilbert Scott, Grade II listed Battersea Power Station has taken on an iconic status in the capital. With its huge frame and four white smoke-stacks (two of which were built in 1933, the remaining two in 1955) protruding into the London sky, the construction initially received protests from those who felt the building was too large and would be an eyesore. The simplicity and elegance of its design soon won over its critics and quickly became a proud addition to the London skyline. Its generators fell silent in 1983. Thirty seven years later, in 2017, the site is being redeveloping into a multi-use mix of flats, a fitness studio, landscaped parks and riverside restaurants. At the time of writing the building still remains inaccessible to visitors. It can, however, by admired from the outside and still warrants a visit, symbolising as it does the living history and evolving nature of London architecture and design. View it while you can, from the north bank of the Thames at Pimlico or Chelsea Bridge.

 

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Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £90  25% off
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 7 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More
 
 
 
Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £121  41% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-Victoria
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £70  23% off
106 - 110 Belgrave Rd, SW1V | 10 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Victoria is one of the great transport hubs of London, a bustling area that offers great connections to the rest of the capital and the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Embassy Gardens, a new-build neighbourhood in Nine Elms on the South Bank, takes design inspiration from the Meatpacking District of New York with floor to ceiling ... More
 
 
 
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Sky Pool at Embassy Gardens
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Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
A stunning outdoor Sky Pool links two residential buildings in the Embassy Gardens development, a new neighbourhood in Nine Elms near Battersea Park. High up on ... More
 
 
 
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Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 21 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Circus West Village
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 3 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
4 Battersea Park Road, SW8 | 7 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Helping out man's best friend since 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has become a national institution. It has played a part in several historical episodes ... More
 
 
 
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 12 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club occupies ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Power Station, Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, SW8 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
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Battersea Power Station, Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, SW8 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
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The Battersea Barge
London > Entertainment > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 14 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The pub - if it still fits within the confines of that definition - has a vast outdoor space that is semi-covered with awnings ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 15 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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R Chocolate London
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
198 Ebury Street, SW1W | 17 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 6 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Italian chef Francesco Mazzei brings Fiume , a new modern Italian restaurant in the Circus West Village of ... More
 
 
 
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Unit 29 Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 7 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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34 Lupus Street, Pimlico, Pimlico, London SW1V | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Spanish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
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Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 23 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 25 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 35 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Oasis Nature Garden
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Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 14 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 16 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 16 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Nine Elms Tavern
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Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
On Riverlight Quay near Battersea Power Station stands Young's pub Nine Elms Tavern, named after the neighbourhood created by the regeneration ... More
 
 
 
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The Ebury
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11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 16 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
 
 
 
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The Fentiman Arms
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64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 16 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
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52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 12 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Located under Cambridge Street Kitchen and part of the Artist Residence, the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar bar takes iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Fire
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South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 12 minutes from Battersea Power Station
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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Dusk
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339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 19 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
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Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
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Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from Battersea Power Station
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Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
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80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 17 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Tate Britain 15 minutes walk from Battersea Power Station

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A major light installation by the British artist and filmmaker, responding to the Duveen Galleries at the heart of Tate ...More

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Royal Vauxhall Tavern 17 minutes walk from Battersea Power Station

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