BBC W1 Project Comes to a Close

A BBC film marking the completion of the “One BBC” New Broadcasting House W1 project is now available to view on YouTube.

View “Completing the W1 Migration Programme” on YouTube

The MJP designed scheme, which received planning in 2003 and which was over a decade in the making, is the new home of BBC Audio, Music, News and World Service.

The MJP designed scheme, which received planning in 2003 and which was over a decade in the making, is the new home of BBC Audio, Music, News and World Service

The MJP delivered Phase 1, which included the John Peel Wing, and refurbishment of the Grade II* listed Broadcasting House and BBC Radio Theatre, was completed in 2006.

The BBC World Service were the first to start broadcasting from the Phase 2 studios in March 2012, followed by The Andrew Marr show in September, Newsnight in October and BBC World News in January this year. BBC News launched from NBH in March.

The New Broadcasting House complex now houses, amongst others, an impressive: three 24 hour News Channels, 3 Network Radio Stations, 26 World Service language hubs, and the Radio Four and World Service news sequence programmes. The building complex is now full, with the last of the 6000 staff decanted in April 2013.

MJP “One BBC” Urban Commitment

Further Resources:

New Broadcasting House website
BBC New Broadcasting House has been reviewed
in The Observer and Architecture Today

Link to MJP Project Information