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The Battersea Power Station was a coal-fired power station and is now a protected Grade II building.
The Battersea Power Station was a coal-fired power station and is now a protected Grade II building. Standing as an art deco icon of the old smog-filled industrial London, this building is universally recognised as it was on the cover of the 1977 Pink Floyd album 'Animals'. Inoperational since 1983, it is best viewed from a distance on the north side of the Thames at Chelsea.
Battersea Power Station, 188 Kirtling St, London, Greater London SW8 5BN,
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