Looking Back: Powerful emotions on 30th anniversary

An artist's impression of the station from 1970.
An artist's impression of the station from 1970.

This year Heysham 1 power station celebrates its 30th anniversary of full operation whilst Heysham 2 marks its 25th.

So we have delved into the photo archives to find these classic snaps of the power stations through the ages.

Aerial shot of the power station.

Aerial shot of the power station.

The power station site, April 20 1983.

The power station site, April 20 1983.