BBC Broadcasting House

 
 
ADDRESS
2-22 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1A 1AA 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 

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.

 

BBC Broadcasting House images

BBC Broadcasting House  BBC/Jeff Overs  

   
BBC Broadcasting House - BBC/Jeff Overs

BBC Broadcasting House BBC/Jeff Overs 

LondonTown.com - BBC Broadcasting House Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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

Car Parks

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

Further articles featuring BBC Broadcasting House on LondonTown.com

 
London's Free Entertainment

Free TV and Radio Recordings BBC Television Centre | BBC Broadcasting House A unique form of entertainment in the capital is to witness what goes on behind...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near BBC Broadcasting House

Near BBC Broadcasting House
Langham Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  33% 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  38% 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 £60  35% 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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Sights nearest BBC Broadcasting House

Nearest to BBC Broadcasting House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near BBC Broadcasting House

The best museums, galleries, attractions near BBC Broadcasting House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RIBA Gallery
London > Attractions > Museums
66 Portland Place, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near BBC Broadcasting House

Near BBC Broadcasting House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June 2014 to 23rd May 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Audience
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st April to 25th July 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 13 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen in an updated version of The Audience, the role which Helen Mirren originally starred in last year. While Scott Thomas ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Miss Saigon
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd May 2014 to 25th April 2015
Prince Edward Theatre, 28 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 13 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Miss Saigon makes a welcome return to London's West End in 2014, taking to the stage at the Prince Edward Theatre. The musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near BBC Broadcasting House

Near BBC Broadcasting House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 8 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near BBC Broadcasting House

The best shops and markets near BBC Broadcasting House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near BBC Broadcasting House

What are the best dining options near BBC Broadcasting House London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near BBC Broadcasting House

Near BBC Broadcasting House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near BBC Broadcasting House

BBC Broadcasting House gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near BBC Broadcasting House

The best pubs near London BBC Broadcasting House.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near BBC Broadcasting House

BBC Broadcasting House clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lucky Pig
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near BBC Broadcasting House

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near BBC Broadcasting House.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, 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
 
 
 
 

Also in Portland Place

Our recommendations in the same street as BBC Broadcasting House

 
No.
Title
Category
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for BBC Broadcasting House

BBC Broadcasting House, BC Broadcasting House
 
 

Hotels Near

BBC Broadcasting House

 
 
Near BBC Broadcasting House
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Bbc Broadcasting House

 
 
 
The Social Charity Super Bowl Party
Exhibitions | On 1st February 2015 

The Social 3 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

...More

The Geekatorium with Jarred Christmas
Comedy | On 1st February 2015 

The Phoenix 4 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Gags, storytelling and improvisations from the New Zealand stand-up as he rants about various stages of his life....More

Royal Academy Of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

The ensemble performs works by Schubert....More

Robin Tritschler & Graham Johnson
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Tenor Robin Tritschler and pianist Graham Johnson perform a programme featuring Schumann's Kernerlieder Op 35, Vaughan Williams's Orpheus with his ...More

Nash Ensemble And Richard Hosford
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Nash Ensemble, the Wigmore Hall's Chamber Ensemble in Residence, with Richard Hosford clarinettist, performs Haydn's String Quartet in B Flat ...More

Blues & Burlesque Extravaganza
Concerts | Until 1st February 2015 

Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar 9 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Live bands and burlesque performances by The Fallen Angel of Soho, Miss Giddy Heights, & The Blonde Bombshell of Burlesque, ...More

Matthew Vankan @ Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Jazz@Pizza Express 10 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Performance by the British swing, jazz and ballad singer....More

Comedy Club 4 Kids (Over 6s)
Kids Events | On 1st February 2015 

Soho Theatre 11 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Comedy acts specifically aimed at children....More

Novice Latin: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 22nd February 2015 

University Of London Union 12 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Dance group classes....More

Novice Ballroom: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 22nd February 2015 

University Of London Union 12 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Dance group classes....More

 

Trending Now

 
 
May in London 2015
May in London 2015

Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
London 2015: New Openings
London 2015: New Openings

The Sky Garden atop the Walkie Talkie, a new art gallery from Damien Hirst and Biblioteka, a new £15 ...More

 
Valentine's Day at The View From The Shard
Valentine's Day at The View From The Shard
Attraction | 10th February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

The Shard

Opening hours are extended until midnight on Valentine's Day at The View From The Shard giving lovers the most ...More

 
FKA Twigs
Concerts | 19th February 2015 - 20th February 2015 

Roundhouse

Following her Mercury Music Prize nomination for debut album LP1, FKA Twigs, the London-based artist, Tahliah Barnett, performs her experimental ...More

Dating Better
Exhibitions | On 7th February 2015 

School of Life

You'll be better equipped to face the challenges of modern dating after spending a day with relationship psychologist, coach and ...More

The Deck Valentine's Restaurant
The Deck Valentine's Restaurant
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

The Deck at the National Theatre

Not usually open to the public, The Deck at the National Theatre is open for one night only this Valentine's ...More

 
George Ezra
George Ezra
Concerts | On 16th February 2015 

Electric Brixton

Bristol-based singer-songwriter George Ezra headlines the Brixton Electric on Monday 16th February as part of BRITs Week 2015, a string ...More

 
Honest Burgers Clapham
Honest Burgers Clapham
Opened 10th January 2015 

Gourmet burger chain Honest Burgers, launched in Brixton Market in 2011 by founders Tom Barton, Dorian Waite and Phil Eeles, ...More

 
Zetter Townhouse Marylebone
Opens 1st February 2015 

Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyon's Zetter Group - which owns the Zetter and Zetter Townhouse, famous for ...More

The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
Opened Mid-January 2015 

Situated in the basement below Central & Co, on Great Marlborough Street, The Cocktail Trading Co Development Bar & Table, ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near BBC Broadcasting House

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for BBC Broadcasting House hotels, including Langham Hotel London from 87% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960