Bring Back Battersea Power station

For fifty years Battersea power station provided electricity to part of South London. It is located on the side of the Thames and coal barges used to arrive (usually from Newcastle) and cal was transferred into the furnaces of the power station where water was turned into steam, which was driven through turbines to generate electricity. It was a dirty operation carried out when people were relatively unconcerned by climate change, airborne pollution and dirt that burning coal generates along with the electricity. Continue reading