Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station

I stopped on the way back to admire Basil Spence’s nuclear power station, designed in 1959 on the banks of an artificial lake on the recommendation of Dame Sylvia Crowe, the landscape consultant. I remembered that it looks particularly fine glowering from the south side of the lake:-

It’s impressive close up, too:-

Long decommissioned, there has been an occasional threat of demolition.


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