Battersea Power station Opens to the Public: All You Need to Know
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London’s iconic Battersea Power Station is now open to the public. The legendary Grade II listed landmark and its environs have been revamped, making it one of the most innovative and exciting places to visit on your trip to London. Battersea Power Station offers locals and tourists a unique blend of entertainment and history.
The Battersea Power Station is a Grade II* listed coal-fueled power plant that is no longer in service, situated at Nine Elms, Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth, on the South bank of the River Thames. One of the most significant brick buildings in the world, the power station was built by the London Power Company and featured a notable Art Deco interior.
Now, the iconic space offers guests a place to eat, drink, shop, work, live, and have fun. It is a unique way to experience the extraordinary. So as you plan your next trip to London, learn all the things you can enjoy at the now-opened Battersea Power Station.
Things to do at Battersea Power Station
There is something for everyone, including you, who enjoys walking through stores and finding the best fit. Shops inside the Power Station and along Electric Boulevard are the new go-to shopping destinations. The ideal spot for shoppers brings together an incredible mix of leisure, entertainment, and high-end fashion brands, perfectly complimenting the famous Circus West Village.
Eat and drink
What good would the Battersea Power Station be without finger-licking food and exquisite dining? Enjoy mouthwatering food from top-tier restaurants specializing in various cuisines, such as Cinnamon Kitchen, the Clean Kitchen Club, etc., all at your fingertips. Go on a gastronomic tour as you enjoy delectable sunset cocktails on the riverfront.
Sites and activities
Aside from the iconic brick walls, the Battersea Power Station offers unrivalled 360-degree views of London’s skyline. The Chimney Lift is undoubtedly a distinctive experience. The lift takes you to the top of the North West Chimney. You would not enjoy these kinds of views anywhere but here.
There is also a year-round of activities to indulge in, like the Glide at Battersea Power Station, Vagabond Bottomless Afternoon Wine, Wright Bros Oyster Pound A Pop, etc., something for everyone.
Need to make London your work destination? Here, working becomes more convenient with stunning views and equally wonderful neighbours like Apple, IWG, and SharkNinja. In addition, many office options sit in central London’s 50 Electric Boulevard at Battersea Power Station.
Are you ready to hit the road and head for London? Then, it is time to start planning and having your ducks in a row. While at it, plan to stay at the incredibly well-located Astor Hostels. Here you can enjoy the city, walk to the main sites and attractions and share new experiences with people from around the world.
We look forward to having you over!