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Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The giant underground chambers have remained unused since the power station was decommissioned in 1981 and will now be incorporated into Tate's new annexe, playing host to new audio and performance works, installations and film. Anonymous contributors have helped to raise 70% of the 215million pound cost and the tanks open as part of the†London 2012 Festival, the showpiece finale to the Cultural Olympiad. The development will still not be complete - two concrete galleries are also being added with completion date expected to be in 2016.

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Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2† Tate Modern's Oil Tanks go live as part of the London 2012 Festival †

Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2 - Tate Modern's Oil Tanks go live as part of the London 2012 Festival

Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2 Tate Modern's Oil Tanks go live as part of the London 2012 Festival†


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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £67† 38% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 6.30pm-7.45pm
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | Same location as Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
Unit 2, Bankside Industrial Estate, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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110 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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3 Archie Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Waterloo Centre, The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 8 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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48 Hopton Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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