Thousands queue to catch last glimpse inside Battersea Power Station
Thousands queued for more than four hours to catch a last glimpse inside Battersea Power Station on Saturday.
The iconic landmark was open to the public for the last time as part of the Open House London weekend before it undergoes a multi-billion redevelopment.
Police were deployed to manage the large crowd, with 40,000 people taking advantage of the rare chance to see inside the Grade II listed building.
A huge queue snaked all the way from Chelsea Bridge to Albert Bridge, while a second line ran along Queenstown Road, Battersea.
But some visitors were left bitterly disappointed after being turned away before the advertised closing time of 4pm.
Beowulf Mayfield, of Forest Hill, was turned away at 1pm after queuing for two hours.
He said: "The queue began to move more quickly as we drew closer to Chelsea Bridge and when we passed under we saw a single marshal who told us the site was full and that nobody else was going to be admitted that day, come back on Sunday.
"Letting a second queue form was extremely bad form, something that could have been avoided with proper marshalling."
The Open House London weekend saw buildings across the capital open to the public for free.
Tooting Bec Lido, Brandlehow Primary School and Wandsworth Prison Museum were among some of the other organisations participating in the weekend.
This weekend a pop-up park is opening next to the power station by
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