Here at BoxNine7 we are over the moon to have designed & furnished one of the first apartments
at London's largest re-development site, Battersea Power Station. We have taken great pleasure delving into this hero's history, not just as an architectural and historic icon but also as
a pop-culture leviathan.

 
 
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If you haven’t already heard, Battersea Power Station is back and it’s bigger and better than ever. Standing empty since 1983, the station is currently in the process of being transformed into a luxury accommodation and leisure development, the home to one of our latest interior design projects.

Located on the south bank of the River Thames, Battersea boasts an array of trendy and rich history dating all the way back to the 1930’s. Lets take it back to the beats of Battersea, shall we?

 

MUSIC


If you were a member of Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band you would know that iconic English rock band, The Beatles picked Battersea Power Station as the backdrop for scenes for their film, Help!

Another commercially influential group, Pink Floyd, assisted in making the Power Station internationally known with their album cover for Animals. For the photo shoot, an inflatable pink pig, was tethered to one of the chimneys however broke free which caused a ruck for Heathrow airport. Pink Floyd used this opportunity to feature video footage of the Pig in its glory in their promotional video and the album launch party in 1977.

 

FILM


The Power Station has also been used for many video games, films and television programmes. The popular Batman movie, The Dark Night used the power stations stripped interior for a scene set at a burnt warehouse.

Prior to this, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1936 film, Sabotage was one of the power stations earliest appearances before the construction of the B station. It’s safe to say the Nine Elms area of Battersea has seen a complete reawakening over the last seven years, however it will always conserve its rock and roll history.