Tate Modern (Bankside Power Station), London

Tate Modern (Bankside Power Station), London
Photograph taken August 2001 © Historic England Archive ref: NMR/21450/04

Like Battersea this power station (now the Tate Modern) was designed by Sir Giles Scott and was opened in 1963. Its characteristic single chimney stands at the southern end of the controversial Millennium Bridge. To the right of the chimney is the reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Location

Greater London Southwark

Period

2000s (2000 - 2009)

Themes

Tags

aerial view leisure art gallery victorian building power station reuse river bridge 2000s (2000 - 2009)