A chimney-free Battersea Power Station would be "worth an extra $735m"

Whether you're a fan of industrial architecture, a Pink Floyd fan, or just love Battersea's most iconic landmark, you'll be horrified to hear the business sense behind plans to demolish the mighty but decaying Battersea Power Station.

We at Silicon Junction were saddened to hear of the demise of Irish developers Treasury Holdings and their ambitious plan to regenerate the site. There seems little doubt that in the fullness of time the area will receive the investment it needs to rise from the dust, but will it still be our beloved Power Station? We can only imagine the public outcry if developers really do decide to flatten the building, and feel sure that this sentiment would likely impact their bottom line once the new facilities come to market... only time will tell.

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