30 Painting Tour of London

Painting of the River Thames by Battersea Bridge on the Chelsea embankment overlooking Battersea Power StationBattersea under Chelsea, an original painting by Artist Cathy Read

The Changing State of Battersea Power station

Battersea Powered Sellout? Oh Battersea Power Station, how you’ve changed! What an Icon you’ve become. The question is which one? Urban Power Once a symbol of industrial might, that powered a thriving metropolis. London’s urban scene was illuminated. Newpaper presses, offices, banks, manufacturing plants, television empires and domestic settings all relied on your output. Whilst …

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London Calling the Walkie Talkie building

Building melts cars! Or so the headlines went the construction of 20 Fenchurch Street or the Walkie Talkie was nearing completion in Sept 2013. Somewhere in the planning of a skyscraper that faces south nobody had considered that concave glass surfaces focus the sun’s rays. Dispite the fact it’s happened before! This was the first time …

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