TQ2877 : Battersea Power Station and clear skies

taken 8 years ago, near to Chelsea, Kensington And Chelsea, Great Britain

Battersea Power Station and clear skies
Battersea Power Station and clear skies
This was taken during the period in May 2010 when the eruption of a volcano in Iceland grounded air traffic across Europe. Usually there is a queue of aircraft over Battersea Power Station making their final approach to Heathrow from the east at a rate of one every 90 seconds; but on this day the sky was completely clear.
Battersea Power Station
Battersea Power Station is a former power station on the south bank of the Thames. Battersea A was opened in 1935 and B in 1955. The power station stopped generating in 1983. It is a Grade II* listed building and an Iconic landmark. Many plans for its redevelopment have come and gone.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 July, 2010
Category
Power station (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 289 776 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9707N 0:8.6692W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 287 776
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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