Regeneration: finally Battersea Power Station is to re-open as new Apple HQ

Battersea Power Station has been a famous London landmark since the 1930s when it was completed and infamous since the 1980s when the coal-fired power station was decommissioned and abandoned. Its fate has been a subject of much discussion and debate over the years but its expensive, erratic and troubled redevelopment phase is at last nearing completion now that US computing giant and transnational corporation (TNC) Apple has confirmed its decision to locate its UK headquarters in the Grade II listed building. With such a prestigious tenant, there is every reason to hope that an agglomeration of similar industries will see a wider regeneration of the area around the power station as the area will be perceived as more desirable:  Apple moves to Battersea

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