Mon. Nov 18th, 2019

Didcot power station cooling towers demolished

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Three remaining cooling towers at the disused Didcot A power station in Oxfordshire were demolished on Sunday morning. The station’s northern towers, which stood at 114.3 metres (375ft), were brought down using explosive charges. Minutes after the demolition, thousands of people in the area said they suffered a temporary loss of power. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE) initially denied the demolition was to blame, but said later the two were ‘probably linked’