Date set for Didcot blast…

First Didcot blast just a month away.

The explosive demolition of Didcot Power Station will begin early in the morning of Sunday, July 27, it has been announced this morning.

Three of the iconic cooling towers will be brought down on that day in under a minute with a controlled explosion.

Npower spokeswoman Kelly Brown said: “This is just the first milestone in the demolition of Didcot A Power Station but will be a significant change to the local landscape. We understand that the power station has been part of the local community for over 42 years and for many people the demolition of these first three cooling towers will mark a significant day for Didcot and Oxfordshire.”