Battersea Power Station (BPS) has selected events company Camm and Hooper as its partner for the event spaces being created inside the Grade II listed Power Station, which is due to open to the public in 2021.
Situated on the banks of the River Thames, with a new six-acre public park at its foot, Battersea Power Station is set to become one of the “most exciting new destinations in London”. Its event spaces will play host to a range of activities including music gigs, cultural and art performances, fashion shows, major industry awards, brand product launches, conferences, intimate cocktail parties and large-scale hospitality functions.
The events will take place in the Generator Hall, Control Room A and a further three spaces, including a terrace with expansive riverside views which, together, will be known as Battersea Power House.
The Generator Hall is an expansive triple height space with a capacity of 1,400. Control Room A, the original control room built in the 1930s and restored to its original grandeur, includes numerous heritage features. It will have a capacity of 250 when fully restored. The other three spaces within the main venue includes a terrace with expansive riverside views and an intimate lounge area, which can also be used for standalone events
BPS will work closely with Camm and Hooper to fit out the venue ready for launch in 2021.
Andrew Hilston, head of phase two and leasing, at Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC), said: “We are creating truly unique event spaces inside this world-famous landmark, which Camm and Hooper will be taking on as London’s most exciting new riverside venue. Battersea Power Station is set to become home to some of the most alluring leisure, retail and restaurant brands from across the globe, all coming together to create London’s newest neighbourhood. We are thankful to our Malaysian shareholders for their support in making this vision a reality and delivering a world class destination for Londoners and visitors alike.”
Debra Ward, managing director of Camm and Hooper, added: “We are absolutely thrilled to bring Battersea Power Station into our collection of outstanding London venues. As a company which specialises in reimagining some of London’s most exceptional venues, there is no greater embodiment of London than the striking Battersea Power Station. We are so very excited about our future with the Battersea Power Station team and can’t wait to start delivering extraordinary events in this iconic venue.”