Battersea Power Station is set to open to the public on 14th October with 254 apartments, restaurants, nars, offices and a glass lift.
David Hills has been involved with the project since 2013. Expert adviser to restoration and regeneration of listed and large buildings speaks about the challenges facing a structure such as Battersea and how these were overcome.
Some press links for you to read.
‘Battersea Power Station: inside the transformed London landmark‘
When the editor of The Times Diary asked in jest for suggestions from readers what should be done with the great cathedral of electricity on the Thames after it closed, he was overwhelmed by the response. One thing is certain, he wrote on November 27, 1980: “Londoners love Battersea Power Station.” Who could have guessed then that the top six storeys would eventually become the new London headquarters of Apple, with offices looking out over an atrium scooped out between the four majestic
Read in The Times and The Sunday Times: https://apple.news/AhQqw7WLRSHunpjJuY3fSVQ
‘Battersea power station: conquering the Everest of real estate‘
David Hills also features on this video by Listed Building Surveys, discussing the conservation of the bricks and mortar of Battersea Power Station.