What does the vibrant Battersea Power Station offer to see?
With top-notch eateries, the world’s best bars and cafes, amazing facilities, Battersea is arguably London’s most sought-after residential area. It is not just the iconic power station, but a lot more is going on there that brings socialites down south of River Thames from far and wide. This incredible side of London offers a fine blend of charm and activity for the multi-ethnic visitors that sets it class apart from being a mere residential development.
The popularity graph of Battersea spiked up especially, after the development work paced up, which elevated every other aspect of the area. There is a plethora of restaurants, cafés, bars, coffee shops, pubs, lifestyle outlets, art galleries, and parks to pay a visit to. If you have a plan to stay overnight to fully explore this area, some ace hotels are also there in the Battersea area. Click here, if you want to know what will you do in Battersea, if you live there? And read this guide to discover the gems of Battersea that you can see during your visit, as all of them are within walking distance.
The Pump House Gallery
Built in 1861, The Pump House Gallery is a restored Grade II listed building, and a contemporary art space now that is set within Battersea Park. Originally, it was a Victorian water tower; built to supply water to the lakes, lawns, and cascades in Battersea Park. After renovation, the four-floor building boasts a modern art gallery to host exhibitions and shows, gift shops for souvenirs, and a park information centre. Besides exhibitions, the management holds workshops related to visual arts in order to encourage people to get involved with the arts.
Battersea Arts Centre
A magnificent Grade II listed building, Battersea Arts Centre is located inside Victorian gothic former Town Hall. The award-winning theatre is a much-loved landmark in London, not just due to its façade but for its innovative arts. Designed in 1891, originally it was used as Battersea Town Hall but now, the venue is purely used for music and theatrical productions. Most of the shows are first performed here before executing during tours. If you are an art-lover, Battersea Arts Centre is worth visiting, to enjoy the festivity and to have some drinks from a convivial bar there.
The top destination that is worth visiting during the Battersea escapade is none other than Battersea Park. Like its neighbourhood, this park is also of historical importance, as it was first opened by Queen Victoria in 1858 and still has much, to be more enticing than several other London parks.
Spread over 200 acres, the park has everything along with the stretches of green spaces offering Thames views; such as boating, sports and recreational activities, and an art gallery. It also boasts an adventure playground, with plenty of original and imaginative built-to-play structures and a zoo for children. The climbing structures, slides, and swings entice children and there is a separate area for younger kids, too. Several birds, wild animals and plants also cohabitate in the conducive environment. Whether you want to go boating, want to soak some sunshine, enjoy some art, or visit the children’s zoo; you will find Battersea Park a great place to spend the day.
The Turbine Theatre
Next to the iconic Battersea Power Station, under the Grosvenor Bridge railway arches at Circus West Village – you can see the Turbine Theatre. Founded by Paul Taylor-Mills and put forth by Bill Kenwright, it is a stage set up at Battersea Power Station. The Turbine Theatre is a perfect spot for culture and art-lovers stepping out on weekends in Battersea. The place adds more to the arts and culture offering of the development at the first chapter of the Battersea regeneration. Establishing a wholesome cultural district that highlights every aspect of community life has been a key focus in the regeneration plan of Battersea Power Station; thus the Turbine Theatre will remain an important pillar, as the neighbourhood continues to evolve.
The Cinema in The Arches (former Archlight Cinema)
Another highlight of Battersea development is Archlight Cinema located in Circus West Village, where you can watch the latest movies. This cinema is known for its five-star cinematic experience with state-of-the-art Dolby Atmos surround sound and laser projection screens, and super comfy recliners. Seeing the popularity of The Cinema in the Arches, other sister cinemas including Cinema at Selfridges and Cinema at Olympic Studios will start a new cinema and a private members club inside the iconic Battersea Power Station’s food and cultural hub. Besides watching a movie, you can enjoy fine wine, craft beer and some homemade treats from the sweet shop at the club.
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