Battersea Power Station, Cringle Street SW8 - Wandsworth

Power station built from 1932 onwards, closed and vacated in 1983. Planning and Listed Building Consent applications were approved in 2011, subject to a legal agreement, for restoration, extension and conversion to provide mixed use facilities. Rebuilding of the chimneys was completed in 2017. Structural repairs to the fabric are underway. Ongoing discussions about repairs are being dealt with through a Conservation Steering Group with representation from Historic England and Wandsworth Council.

Battersea Power Station, Cringle Street SW8 - Wandsworth
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: BATTERSEA POWER STATION
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1357620
  • Local Planning Authority: Wandsworth
  • Site Type: Industrial > Power generation site


  • Building Name: Battersea Power Station
  • Street Name: Cringle Street
  • Postcode: SW8
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Wandsworth
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Battersea
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Commercial company