- Battersea Power Station is the must-visit destination for ice-skating fans travelling to London this winter with the return of the Jo Malone London presents Glide
- The open-air ice rink will reopen outside the Grade II* listed Power Station and will run for eight weeks starting the 10th November
- At the heart of the rink, there will be a 30ft Christmas tree decorated by Jo Malone London
- Off the ice, London’s only riverside neighbourhood will also be home to vintage-styled fairground rides, live entertainment, and captivating photo booths. Also, following an incredible first year, The Glass House bar will be returning with weekly pub quizzes, themed music nights, DJs, and live bands.
Press Release, Dubai, United Arab Emirates -After a phenomenal debut year, Battersea Power Station and IMG are thrilled to announce the return of Jo Malone London presents Glide at Battersea Power Station, London’s only riverside ice rink, a perfect activity to add to the itinerary for travellers to London this winter. Opening to the public on 10 November 2023 for over eight weeks, this breathtaking open-air ice rink allows visitors to skate against the backdrop of the iconic Grade II* listed Power Station, making it a must-visit destination for the upcoming winter season.
Glide at Battersea Power Station, brought to you by the IMG team behind the highly acclaimed Natural History Museum Ice Rink and Lift 109 glass elevator experience at Battersea Power Station, promises to be even more enchanting and magical in its second year for both locals and travellers alike. Tickets will be available to book from 7th September at www.glidebatterseapowerstation.co.uk. To access an exclusive pre-sale, sign up to the Glide database.
Jo Malone London presents Glide at Battersea Power Station features not just one, but three interconnecting ice rinks, uniquely shaped to provide skaters of all levels with ample space and time to showcase their skills. At the heart of the ice rink stands a magnificent Jo Malone London decorated 30ft Christmas tree, adding an extra touch of festive charm with their infamous luxury products and style. Whether you’re planning a picture-perfect date night, eager to test your blades with fellow skating enthusiasts, or enjoying a family outing with little ones supported by penguin skate aids, the rink caters to all, promising an unforgettable experience.
Also returning for 2023, is the partnership with internationally renowned fragrance house, Jo Malone London. Known for its unexpected fragrances and distinctly British character, visitors to the rink can discover fragrant favourites at the on-site Jo Malone London immersive experience, whilst browsing the latest collection of festive colognes and home scents to inspire a joyful mood. At the store within Battersea Power Station, customers will be able to customise gifts with a selection of bespoke personalisation – emboss your gift box with a name, date or symbol or add engraved initials to your bottle to make it a cherished keepsake. Take a picture next to the giant Jo Malone London branded installations and Christmas tree adorned with the brand’s signature style.
Off the ice, the excitement continues with an array of vintage-style fairground rides, live entertainment, and captivating photo booths to capture precious moments. Plus, following an incredible first year, The Glass House bar will be returning so guests can fuel up before a skate or relax with a well-earned post-skate treat. A programme of entertainment will be on offer throughout the week with pub quizzes, themed music night, DJs and live bands. The transparent walls and ceiling of The Glass House will let visitors absorb the beautiful festive surroundings and iconic Power Station from the warmth of the cosy bar.
Battersea Power Station is also the perfect place for a spot of Christmas shopping with its great mix of British and international brands such as Le Labo, Rituals, Mulberry, LEGO®, ME+EM, Space NK, Aesop, lululemon, Jigsaw and The Body Shop, as well as small independents including the Battersea Bookshop and Curated Makers.
The riverside neighbourhood offers an assortment of fabulous food and drink venues too including Le Bab, neighbourhood pasta restaurant, Noci, Roti King, Wright Brothers, Vagabond Wines, wagamama, Battersea Brewery, Tapas Brindisa, Where The Pancakes Are, 1950s style all-day bar, Control Room B, and Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar to name a few. The newly opened, Arcade Food Hall, offers diners 13 different cuisines, two bars and three standalone restaurants including Taiwanese favorite, BAO, US-style smash burger and fried chicken joint, MANNA and Solis, a new grilled chicken and steak restaurant.
Battersea Power Station showcases an outstanding destination overflowing with state-of-the-art amenities – ideal for international travellers in search of an unmatched tourism experience. With meticulous attention to detail, Battersea Power Station epitomises travel excellence, crafting an unforgettable journey for all visitors.
Prepare to be captivated by the magic of winter as Jo Malone London presents Glide at Battersea Power Station returns for its second year. Don’t miss out on being one of the first to experience this extraordinary riverside ice rink against the backdrop of one of London’s most iconic landmarks. Secure your tickets by booking tickets at www.glidebatterseapowerstation.com.
With the recently opened Zone 1 Battersea Power Station Underground station on the Northern Line Extension, the development is only a 15-minute journey from the West End and the City. It also has its very own Uber Boat by Thames Clippers pier and is a 15-minute journey from Embankment, 20 minutes from Blackfriars, 30 minutes from Putney and 40 minutes from Canary Wharf. Battersea Power Station is easily accessible by bus, bike, car and train too.
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About Battersea Power Station:
Battersea Power Station is one of central London’s largest, most visionary and eagerly anticipated new riverside neighbourhoods. The regeneration project is delivering a vibrant, mixed-use destination offering a community of homes, shops, restaurants, offices, culture and leisure venues, as well as 19 acres of public space, all serviced by an extension to the London Underground Northern Line.
The Grade II* listed Power Station and Electric Boulevard, a new high street for London, opened to the public on Friday 14thOctober, with the first tranche of shops, bars, restaurants and leisure venues welcoming visitors. Further retailers will continue to open throughout 2023. Battersea Power Station is also home to events venues, new office space and 254 new residential apartments. The first residents moved into the Power Station in 2021.