Discover a bustling food, shopping and entertainment hub at the iconic Battersea Power Station.
A Grade II*-listed architectural masterpiece, the power station operated until 1983. The Battersea Power Station chimneys – with their distinctive silhouettes – featured on the cover of Pink Floyd's 1977 album Animals, as well as in the Beatles’ film Help!, some episodes of Doctor Who and many international movies.
Lift 109 takes you to the very top of one of the chimneys, where you can enjoy panoramic views.
What is there to do at Battersea Power Station?
Battersea Power Station is home to an array of restaurants, bars, shops and cultural spaces inside the landmark and in the surrounding Circus West Village.
Pick your favourite Battersea Power Station restaurant from a wide choice of inviting destinations, including ramen from Tonkotsu; Francesco Mazzei’s Italian restaurant, Fiume; the Wright Brothers’ seafood bar; and sleek Indian restaurant, Cinnamon Kitchen.
Stop for a morning coffee at Black Sheep Coffee, or indulge in an espresso martini or craft beer as dusk falls.
Browse for high-end fashion brands from names including Jo Malone, Abercrombie & Fitch, Rolex and Lululemon.
Curated Makers has shelves filled with one-of-a-kind items made by local businesses, while The Battersea General Store is the place to go for artisan beer, wine and cheese, along with international goodies such as Spanish potato chips and mac ‘n’ cheese from the US.
You can also visit Battersea Power Station to enjoy crazy golf at Birdies, virtual reality experiences at DNA VR, films at The Cinema in The Arches and theatrical productions at The Turbine Theatre.
For spectacular views of the area, Lift 109 takes you to the top of the north-west chimney. Start in the magnificent art deco Turbine Hall to discover more about the building’s heritage and significance, then take the glass elevator 109 metres (358 ft) up to the viewing platform.
Where is Battersea Power Station and how do I get there?
Battersea Power Station is located in Battersea on the south bank of the river.
The closest Tube station is Battersea Power Station (Northern line), which is a five-minute walk away.
Alternatively, Sloane Square (District and Circle lines) is within a 15-minute walk.
Several buses stop close to Battersea Power Station, or take an Uber Boat by Thames Clippers river bus to Battersea Power Station Pier at Circus West Village. The journey to Embankment takes 20 minutes.