PETALING JAYA (June 3): The freshly restored Battersea Power Station in London, UK has obtained the highest-ranked position of World Gold under the Master Plan category at the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence Awards 2021. The results were announced virtually yesterday.
According to a media statement today by S P Setia, being honoured with one of the most prestigious international awards is a great achievement for the Battersea Power Station and affirms its position as a world-class mixed-use development.
"This is a proud win for Battersea Power Station and for us, the Malaysian shareholders of this iconic project. We recognise the importance of creating values and are committed to contributing to building a harmonious and caring community," said chairman of Battersea Project Holding Company Datuk Ahmad Pardas Senin.
Echoing similar sentiments, the chairman of Battersea Power Station Development Company Datuk Wong Tuck Wai added that the project has provided an extraordinary opportunity to revitalise a once derelict abandoned building into a progressive urban and sustainable development.
"Achieving this award from FIABCI World Prix D'Excellence right after the recent momentous handing over of the Power Station to its first residents makes us exceptionally proud of our endeavours," he added.
On May 24, the restored and repurposed Battersea Power Station welcomed its first-ever residents when homeowners received the keys to their new homes following the completion of Switch House West.
Meanwhile, the mixed-use historic building (former coal-fired power station) will be home to Apple's London Campus next summer, in addition to hundreds of new shops housed in the turbine halls, a 2,000-capacity event venue, an 18,500 sq ft food hall, a glass chimney lift and hundreds of new homes.
Some 25,000 people will soon be living and working here, creating one of London's largest office, retail, leisure and cultural quarters.