WilkinsonEyre appointed as part of the Battersea Power Station restoration team

WilkinsonEyre has been appointed to complete the detailed design of the iconic, Grade II* listed Battersea Power Station.

The Battersea Power Station Development Company has announced that the long awaited restoration work, which will commence in October 2013, will involve extensive repairs and the replacement of the four iconic chimneys.

As part of a team of consultants including Buro Happold, Purcell, Gardiner & Theobald, and Turner & Townsend, WilkinsonEyre will be developing Rafael Vinoly's existing plan for the site.

Chief Executive of Battersea Power Station Development Company, Rob Tincknell, said: "Battersea Power Station is at the heart of this exciting new community, giving it an identity and authenticity unique among London developments. We have assembled an outstanding team to handle the restoration of this iconic building."