Main build construction of Battersea Power Station completed


The Grade II listed Power Station is now certified as practically complete

KUALA LUMPUR: Battersea Power Station has reached practical completion of its Grade II listed Power Station after eight years of transformational restoration.

In a statement issued by Sime Darby Property Bhd, Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) CEO Simon Murphy said it is now working with the retail and lesure brands as they fit out their spaces ahead of the scheduled opening of the building in Autumn.

He added that London's newest pedestrianised high street, Electric Boulevard, will also be opening this year.

The high street has been developed by two of the world's most renouwned architectural practices, Gehry Partners and Foster + Partners, which will feature shops, restaurants, a community hub, a new park and a 164 room art’otel, the brand’s first hotel in the UK overlooking the Power Station itself.

According to BPSDC, Electric Boulevard will also link the development to the new Zone 1 Northern Line London Underground station which opened in 2021, bringing Battersea within 15 minutes of the city and the West End, as well as boosting the local economy and creating over 17,000 jobs.

In addition, it said the Circus West Village, the first chapter in the regeneration of Battersea Power Station, already includes customer favourites such as Sugen Gopal’s Roti King, Francesco Mazzei’s Fiume and Chef Vivek Singh’s Cinnamon Kitchen.

The vibrant riverside neighbourhood is home to more than 1,800 residents and over 20 cafés, bars, restaurants, shops, fitness and leisure facilities.

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