BBC Broadcasting House

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2-22 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1A 1AA
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BBC Broadcasting HouseBBC HQ and home, in particular, to the BBC's famous Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House is an iconic building in Portland Place. This purpose-built broadcast centre, erected in 1932 to an art deco design, continues to serve as the heart of the British Broadcasting Corporation (even if the more substantial BBC Television Centre is across town in White City). Upgrades to the Grade II* listed Broadcasting House took place in 2005-2012, giving the†studios a complete overhaul and involving the creation of four new storeys at the top of the building as well as a new east wing behind All Souls Church. Phase one was officially opened by The Queen in April 2006. When the second phase is complete in 2012 Broadcasting House wiill contain the largest live newsroom in the world.

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Underground Stations

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Oxford Circus Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Euston Railway Station
15 minutes walk
Marylebone Railway Station
17 minutes walk
Car Parks

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Harley Street Masterpark
2 minutes walk
Portland Place NCP
3 minutes walk

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    Langham Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £180† 28% off
    1c Portland Place, W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
    A lavish £80m refurbishment reasserts the brilliance of this Victorian hotel first opened in 1865 - the first grand hotel in London and possibly the most ... More
    Grange Langham Court Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 24% off
    31-35 Langham Street, W1W | 2 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    The Grange Langham Court Hotel is ideally located in central London " moments away from London's famous Regent Street and only a short walk from Oxford ... More
    Grange Fitzrovia Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 38% off
    20-28 Bolsover Street, W1W | 4 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    The Grange Fitzrovia Hotel lies in the heart of London's West End and is just minutes away from the exciting buzz of the famous theatres and ... More
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    Piccadilly Circus
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 14 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
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    Speakers' Corner
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 16 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Not strictly classed "entertainment", this bastion of British free public speech and free assembly can prove one of the most absorbingly unique, theatrical activities the city ... More
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    Nelson's Column
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 19 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
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    All Souls Church Langham Place
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    2 All Souls Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
    All Souls Church was the creation of the Prince Regent's favourite designer, John Nash. It was erected in 1824 and formed the pivotal point for Nash's ... More
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    Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
    London > Attractions > Cafes and Delis
    66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    London’s architecture seamlessly blends the old and new world together, and there could not be a more appropriate place to admire this fluid magnificence than at ... More
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    RIBA Gallery
    London > Attractions > Museums
    66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    A new public gallery at the Royal Institute of British Architects HQ opens in February 2014. This venue will feature exhibitions of material from the vast ... More
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    The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre Company
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st July to 6th September 2015
    Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 13 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    The Gruffalo is a classic that kiddies just love and this Tall Stories adaptation of the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is "A ...More
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    The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th June 2014 to 24th October 2015
    Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 13 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    This stage adaptation by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's hugely popular novel had a successful run at the National Theatre. Since then 'The Curious Incident of ...More
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    Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
    London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 8th June to 16th August 2015
    Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Mayfair, London W1J | 13 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Anyone can submit to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. Over 12,000 pieces are sifted through from relative unknowns ...More
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    Regent Street Cinema
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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    Wigmore Hall
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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    London Palladium
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
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    Aquatic Design Centre
    London > Shopping > Pet Care
    109 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Design-led aquarium in centre of town. Tucked away from the bustle of Oxford Street, lurks this fish-filled fantasia. If you need a break from the chaos of ... More
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    John Frieda
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    75 New Cavendish Street, Marylebone, London W1G | 2 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    John Frieda is a big media hairdresser, with a celebrity client list to die for. Established for over 20 years, the cutting skills here are legendary. ... More
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    Toni & Guy - Oxford Circus
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    42-48 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    One of the UK's most well-known and well-respected brands when it comes to hair styling, this unisex branch of Toni & Guy is London's most central. ... More
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    The Langham Afternoon Tea
    London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
    Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
    There's a long tradition of taking tea at the Langham Hotel. Afternoon Tea has been sipped here since the mid-19th century, originally served for the princely ... More
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    Roux at The Landau
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    1 Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
    You'll eat your breakfast off Vera Wang crockery and exchange your coat for a tag designed by Bill Amberg when you dine at The Landau at ... More
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    Pizza Express
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    4 Langham Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 2 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
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    Cookery School
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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    L'Atelier des Chefs
    London > Education > Adult Education
    19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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    La Cucina Caldesi
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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    Chuan Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
    Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
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    The London Academy of Krav Maga
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
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    Agua at Sanderson
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
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    The Crown & Sceptre
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
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    King & Queen
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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    The Adam and Eve
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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    Artesian
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
    Enjoy dominoes and daiquris on Mondays from 5pm or sax on Saturday nights from 8pm at one of London's most glamourous hotel cocktail bars. When the ... More
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    The Lucky Pig
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Elusive location? Check. Mismatched furniture? Check. Random antiques used for decoration? Check. And finally: an extensive cocktail list? Check. The Lucky Pig has all the elements ... More
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    The Social
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    5 Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    This central bar has an excellent music policy, friendly staff and delicious food and cocktails. Home to many a star-studded occasion, it is the ideal spot ... More
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    28 Portland Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
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    The Sanderson Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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    The Rathbone Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
    Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015 

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    Exhibitions | Until 7th August 2015 

    Fashion Space Gallery, London College Of Fashion 4 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

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    Musical Portraits: Workshop
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    Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

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    Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel 6 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

    The Sanderson has teamed up with top London chef Allan Pickett to host its first-ever summer restaurant residency. Launching at ...More

     
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    Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2015 

    Ronchini Gallery 6 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

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    Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2015 

    Annely Juda Fine Art 6 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

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    Sinatra at The London Palladium
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    Concerts | Until 10th October 2015 

    London Palladium 6 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

    A centenary celebration of ol' Blue Eyes, this multimedia concert marks 100 years since Frank Sinatra's birth. Rare and never ...More

     
    Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men
    Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    Photographers' Gallery 7 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

    Documentary photographs depicting the urban clearance programmes of inner city Manchester and Salford by Shirley Baker, thought to be the ...More

     
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