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Report - Battersea Power Station, London, April 2014

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by sentinel, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. sentinel

    sentinel 28DL Regular User
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    Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station located on the south bank of the River Thames. The station ceased generating electricity in 1983, but over the past 50 years it has become one of the best known landmarks in London. On 7 June 2012 it was sold to SP Setia and Sime Darby. In January 2013 the first residential apartments went on sale. Construction on Phase 1 is due to commence in 2013, with completion due in 2016/17.

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    Myself and The_Raw had been looking at doing this for a few weeks, A daytime visit a week before showed the way
    The night came for us to go in, Text came in saying forget about it, the access is locked down.

    Myself and The_Raw were not prepared to be outdone and thinking of another possible route, headed for that option.
    Once onto the site it was a fun time trying to read the maps kindly given to us, but since we had been up all day on another explore we were a bit brain dead, but after a while we sorted our heads out and got sorted with the access points into both Control Room A & B

    A second visit was needed as we wasted a lot of time the first time around, which provided a less stressful scenario and gave me an opportunity to act up a little bit to make The_Raw feel a little uncomfortable (not for the first time)

    Things are moving fast, even after a few days the ground floor route to Control Room B had changed.

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  2. Seffy

    Seffy Bally up lads!
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    Good stuff. Given that it is now a lot more like it once was, access wise, you did well.
     
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    It's actually switch room B, the control room was tiny and in the floor above ;)

    Great effort getting in now though, bet it's a bit tougher...
     
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    Really enjoyed seeing this mate, good work and photos :thumb
     
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    Nice one mate, we nailed it. That was two epic nights and a great sense of achievement at the end of it! Think we caught it just at the right time too :)
     
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    nice work fellas
     
  7. sentinel

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    Cheers guys. Really enjoyed this one. Not the walk in that some people said, so glad we got it done...
     
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    Nice one, glad people are still giving this place some time.

    Miss you Battersea :p
     
  9. bhg

    bhg In Search of Lost Time
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    really nice sentinel! always good to see some shots from there :)
     
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    Good on you guys for getting in there. You didn't include your people shot ;)
     
  11. sentinel

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    There's a rather disturbing photo of me as per usual, that The_Raw might post
     
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    Nice ones :)

    Glad you all got in & out & in & out ok :)

    Really surprised there"s no Dodgey "Raw" shots surfaced yet, i had to spend half a hour shooting him in Sheffield Courts, so it"s not like he"s Camera shy :rolleyes:
     
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    Two thumbs up on getting in here guys – I’m sure all the tourists will be back now!
     
  14. Seagull

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    That is some fine work getting in & out lads. top pics too
     
  15. sentinel

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    As far as I know nothing as been taken equipment wise. But I wasnt one of the many that went before.
     
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