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Battersea Power StationThe masterpiece of architect Giles Gilbert Scott, the 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.

 

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Battersea Light Festival: Battersea Power StationBattersea Light Festival: Battersea Power StationBattersea Light Festival: Battersea Power StationBanishing the winter blues, Battersea stages a light festival of four installations at the former power station whose distinctive chimney columns punctuate the south London skyline. Perhaps the most visually striking is Talking Heads, created by Viktor Vicsek; two heads, each composed of 4,000 customisable LED lights, react to one another to create2020-02-19T00:00:00+00002020-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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DATES  8th January to 16th March 2020
Banishing the winter blues, Battersea stages a light festival of four installations at the former power station whose distinctive chimney columns punctuate the south London skyline. Perhaps the most visually striking is Talking Heads, created by Viktor Vicsek; two heads, each composed of 4,000 customisable LED lights, react to one another to create... More about this event
 
 

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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 4 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
 
 
 
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £108  38% off
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 11 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
 
 
 
Eccleston Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  27% off
37 Eccleston Square, SW1V | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The grade II listed Eccleston Square Hotel provides unique accommodation in central London. Bordering Belgravia and Victoria, the boutique hotel is ideally located to explore the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 17 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
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 17 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 | 19 minutes from Battersea Power Station
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an ultra ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Battersea Power Station
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 6 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 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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Circus West Village
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 7 minutes from Battersea Power Station
A butcher, baker, florist and an arts centre ensure that Circus West Village has everything a modern urban village ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Light Festival: Battersea Power Station
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th January to 16th March 2020
Battersea Power Station, Circus West, Sopwith Way, SW8 | Same location as Battersea Power Station
Banishing the winter blues, Battersea stages a light festival of four installations at the former power station whose distinctive chimney columns punctuate the south London skyline. ...More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Entertainment > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 10 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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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 15 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Battersea Power Station

The best shops and markets near Battersea Power Station
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River Walk Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | Same location as Battersea Power Station
Joining a host of new restaurants, bars and cafes that have opened within the new Battersea Power Station development, River Walk Market launched in spring ... More
 
 
 
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Wild at Heart
London > Shopping > Florists
54 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Wild at Heart put the fresh back into fresh flowers. Each bloom is of a very high quality and is always meticulously selected. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Daylesford Organic Pimlico
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
44B Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Three floors of classy, top quality organic food from the most well respected suppliers and specialists in the country and beyond. Daylesford Organic was set up ... More
 
 
 
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The CoffeeWorks Project
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Battersea Power Station, SW8 | Same location as Battersea Power Station
An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project s howcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) ... More
 
 
 
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Megan's at the Power Station
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW11 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
Megan's are a series of small, dog-friendly neighbourhood restaurants in Fulham , Parsons Green , Balham , Clapham and Battersea. Within ... More
 
 
 
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No. 29 Power Station West
London > Restaurants >
29 Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 1 minute from Battersea Power Station
Darwin and Wallace adds to its portfolio of bars and restaurants - which includes No 32 The Old Town and ... More
 
 
 
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Near Battersea Power Station
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 17 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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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 30 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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 32 minutes from Battersea Power Station
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 13 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Battersea Power Station

The best pubs near London Battersea Power Station.
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Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 9 minutes 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
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 11 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 Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
London > Nightlife > Bars
52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 10 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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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 14 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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Lost Society Battersea
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 14 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Late night South London hotspot Lost Society has moved to Battersea and the makeover has ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Battersea Power Station.
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Battersea Power Station
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Battersea Power Station
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
 

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London Chamber Orchestra
Concerts | On 19th February 2020 

Cadogan Hall 16 minutes walk from Battersea Power Station

Violinist Benjamin Beilman directs Biber's Battalia A 10, Mozart's Violin Concerto No 5, Warlock's Capriol Suite and Haydn's Symphony No ...More

Life Drawing Sessions
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2020 

The Cavendish Arms 19 minutes walk from Battersea Power Station

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London Phoenix Orchestra
Concerts | On 19th February 2020 

St John's Smith Square 25 minutes walk from Battersea Power Station

Lev Parikian conducts Brahms's Academic Festival Overture, Strauss's Suite, Britten's Simple Symphony and Elgar's Variations On An Original Theme 'Enigma'....More

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Easter at the Southbank Centre
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Seasonal | From 4th April 

Southbank Centre

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Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
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Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
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Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
Formafantasma: Cambio
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Exhibitions | From 4th March 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Dance | From 7th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The final ever performances of Richard Alston Dance ...More

 
Hamlet
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Theatre | From 30th March 

National Theatre: Dorfman

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to ...More

 
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Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th February 

Pop Brixton

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London Dog Week
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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George & Vulture
George & Vulture
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Chop'd City Point
Chop'd City Point
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Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
London Graphic Centre
Shopping 

For artists and designers the London Graphic Centre has been a well known location in Covent Garden since the flagship store opened in 1996....More

Jean Dubuffet
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Exhibitions | From 30th September 

Barbican Art Gallery

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Woman in the Window
Woman in the Window
Exhibitions | From 14th October 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Completing the 2020 exhibition programme at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Woman in the Window looks at ...More

 
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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
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