KUALA LUMPUR: The Battersea Power Station will open its doors to the public starting Oct 14, 2022, and is expected to become London’s most exciting retail and leisure destination, featuring over 100 shops, bars, restaurants, office space and leisure venues.
Battersea Power Station Development Company chief executive officer, Simon Murphy said that It has taken a lot of hard work, determination and the continued commitment of the Malaysian shareholders over the past ten years to bring Battersea Power Station back to its former glory.
"We can’t wait to welcome the first visitors, and show the local community, Londoners, and the rest of the world the historic beauty of the Grade II-listed building, which has been transformed into London’s most unique destination for all to enjoy," he said in a statement today.
Brands setting up shop include Ace + Tate, lululemon, Theory, Castore, Hackett and ZARA, and it will also host a 24,000 square-foot Arcade Food Hall, opening next year.
The Battersea Power Station is easily accessible via the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers river bus service, bike, train and on foot, and is expected to draw visitors from across the capital and the globe.
It has been under the custodianship of the current shareholders, Sime Darby Property, SP Setia and the Employees’ Provident Fund since 2012, while Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) and EPF became the long-term commercial asset holders of the landmark in 2019. - Bernama