Dramatic footage shows 180ft chimney at Rugeley Power Station being demolished in controlled explosion

Dozens of spectators gathered to watch the dramatic moment a 183-metre (600ft) tall iconic power station chimney was demolished in a controlled explosion. The imposing concrete tower at Rugeley Power Station collapsed in just four seconds in a cloud of dust at 8am today (Sun). Between 50 and 100 residents gathered on a nearby hillside to watch the spectacle unfold despite police warning people to avoid travelling to the area during lockdown. This video was filmed 25th January 2021.