Return to Television Centre

I worked in this iconic BBC building for many years until its closure in 2013.

It was sold off and underwent a lengthy redevelopment process which I witnessed first hand.

Television Centre is now open for business again, and I went to take a look on a flying visit to London.

It’s now an upmarket residential complex with smart facilities – a cafe now occupies the place I used to enter the building every day.

It was a disquieting visit, seeing the completion of such great change, contemplating memories and a past era…


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BBC Television Centre in March 2013

 

7 thoughts on “Return to Television Centre

  1. Sometimes we shouldn’t return to places we knew well and the memories they hold when the change is so great :) Totally understand the disquieting bit.

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  2. I popped up there a few weeks ago – while there have been a lot of changes, it’s reassuring to see (most of) the same buildings there as before. Having said that, I didn’t work there, so can imagine the difference you saw and felt, Mike.

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  3. It looks great, like to see it! Where is it? I’m off down to London tomorrow might go and have a look if I have time.

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