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The room is lit from a curved, glass cubed skylight, which adds to the 1950s styling. Further light comes from the huge glass windows to the east and the glass corridor which leads into the main part of the Power Station.

The control room. A low level view looking northwest.
23|05|07 © Simon Cornwell 2007

"It looks to me although what you call the "Power Station Control Room" was actually the Electricity Distribution Control Room."

"Rather than controlling the Power Station, the configuration of the electrical distribution network would have been controlled from here. The switching log would have been written at the desk and checked independently before the operations on the control mimic or at remote substations were carried out."

"I have never been to Pyestock, but heavy industry frequently had their own power stations and this sort of energy control was an essential activity." - Steve Dewey