Battersea Power Station, London: the north-west corner of Battersea 'A' under construction

RIBApix ref no RIBA45448
Architect/DesignerHalliday, James Theodore (1882-1932)
Scott, Sir Giles Gilbert (1880-1960)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1955
Image Date1932
ViewExterior
StyleArt Deco
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceA344/35
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The first phase was completed in 1933. The second two chimneystacks were added between 1944 and 1955. This image illustrates the construction of the chimney tower being a massive steel tower clad in brick with a plate girder platform to the base of the reinforced concrete chimney.

Subject tags

steel, concrete, brickwork, riverside buildings, power stations, construction sites, chimneys