Battersea Power Station Designed by Giles Gilbert Scott Built in 1930s. Largest brick building in Europe. Wasn’t popular at the time as it was an eye-sore. They had a fire in 1964 causing blackouts all over London. (Remember power cuts in the 70s?) Closed down in 1983 and remained empty until recent Malaysians bought it. Turning it into flats, luxury sports venue, gym and restaurants. Pink Floyd “Animals” album 1977 Inflatable pig drifted into Heathrow air space. Police tracked it to Kent where it came down. It was also used as Ministry of Love in 1984 with John Hurt. Also in Superman 3.
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