The Demolition of the Broadcasting House Extensions
The first batch of photos are from Mike Jordan.
2nd April 2007. Duchess Street appears as the building is down
to the second floor.
29th April. The control room area - about where the SB position once was.
1st May. Look, no Switching Centre....
1st May. Looking down from old Broadcasting House 8th floor.
Guy Saich's photo was taken on 2nd May 2007 from the 34th floor of the BT Tower.
The 1932 BH can be seen towards the left of the picture with the new Egton Wing
Next, some photos from Dick Oldman taken on 2nd June 2007....
Attacking the Stronghold.
Looking down Gildea Street and across the BHX site to buildings in Portland
Prospero and Ariel still welcome visitors to the refurbished 1932 building...
Looking down on the north-west corner of the demolition site - the junction
of Duchess Street and Portland Place.
The view from ground level of the corner seen above. The rear of BH on the
BH seen from across Portland Place.
And a couple of shots by Robin Cherry, taken on 12th August:
Taken from Western House, with Duchess Street to the right
From the 7th floor of BH.
The Stronghold area.
Two more from Robin, taken late August. This one, from Portland Place, looks
towards the still resisting Stronghold.
Again from PP, with the back wall of BH on the right,
the foreground in this shot would be approximately where studios B6 and
B7 once stood.
These three shots were taken by Mike Stace in December 2007.
There's still some concrete from the Stronghold to be removed and construction
of the foundations of the new building is under way.