BATTERSEA POWER STATION Publisher: Publish Year: 1930 Publish Place: Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 006866 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Near Fine Size: Jacket Condition: Binding: No Binding Book Type: Unknown Edition: Inscription: Unknown £3,875.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information A collection of ten plans for design details of Battersea Power Station, including facade doorways, brickwork, the boiler house, workshop and cranes, all but one printed on thin linen, the 1954 plan on paper (with short tear), all rolled, a few with ink office stamp and numerals added in ink, various sizes (largest c.800mm x 1630mm, smallest c.620 x 780mm.), [1930-1939, and one 1954] Footnotes A collection of technical plans for the construction of Giles Gilbert Scott's iconic "industrial brick cathedral", Battersea Power Station, erected for the London Power Company. The majority of the plans are from the first phase of building in the early 1930s. Only finalised in 1955 the station was closed in 1983, since when it has remained one of the defining landmark buildings of the London skyline. Currently it is being lavishly redeveloped. Plans comprise: 'Battersea Power Station Boiler House Internal Column Details Drawing', 1930; 'L.P.C. Ltd.... Superstructure Boiler House', 1931; '...Facades of Gatehouse' (showing decorative elevational treatments, including doorway lettered 'L.P.C.'), 1931; Blueprint of Crane wheel, made by Clyde Crane & Engineering Co. Ltd, stamped 'Office Copy. London Power Co. Received in D.O. 8 Jul. 1931'; '...Boiler House Internal Column Details Drawing', 1931; '... Workshop & Stores Drawing', 1931; 'Sheet N07 Turbine House Stairs showing decorative art deco detailing', 1934; 'Ferranti Ltd... Detail of Tank for... 3 Phase Transformer... , stamped 'Office Copy. 9 Feb 1942', and 2 similar Ferranti Ltd detailed plans for the tank cover; 'Auto Klean 'Strainers' Drawing for Battersea Power Station', 1954.