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BBC Broadcasting House

 

Images

  • BBC Broadcasting House London in the early 1930s

Other Information

  • The frontage of the building contains of the building statues of Prospero and Ariel (from Shakespeare's The Tempest) by Eric Gill.
  • It is currently undergoing full rennovation with completition scheduled for late 2005 and an extension which will be completed in 2008
  • When completed it will contain the world's largest news room.

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Architect
G Val Meyer
Developer
British Broadcasting Corporation
Facade Contractor
Mero-Schmidlin PLC

Reference Data

Reference No.
2591
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
27-04-2010
 

Building Location

Address
Portland Place, Marylebone, London. W1A 1AA
Council
Westminster
County
London
Region
London
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
1930
Completion date
1932
Renovation Date
2005
Heritage Status
Grade II*
Style
Art Deco

Roof Height (AGL)
41.00

Total Floors (O.G)
9

Market Data

Primary Use
Government

Floorspace (sq m)
80,000.00

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