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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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Langham Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £267† 40% 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 £59† 28% 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 £65† 37% 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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RIBA
London > Attractions > Sights
66 Portland Place, W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar. Open to the ... More
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 12 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... 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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near BBC Broadcasting House
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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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RIBA Architecture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information ... More
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RIBA Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Opened in 2014, the RIBA Gallery - housed in the Royal Institute of British Architecture - was created by six of the ... More
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Above and Beyond
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 3rd June to 6th July 2019
BBC Broadcasting House, 66 Portland Place, W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Unveiled in 1920, the Cenotaph is the inspiration behind Above and Beyond, an installation by Etcetera Studio, the collaborative practice of architect Tom Parsons and artist ...More
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Courtyard Garden: Sanderson Hotel
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 17th May to 1st September 2019
BBC Broadcasting House, Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Parrots and butterflies rest in the foliage that has blossomed in the Courtyard Garden, a hidden gem next to the Long Bar at Sanderson hotel. The ...More
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Chris Steele-Perkins: Some Kind Of Truth
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 5th to 30th June 2019 - Various Times
BBC Broadcasting House, 16-18 Ramillies Street, W1F | 7 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
A retrospective collection that examines a compilation of 40 years' worth of photographs by the Magnum member....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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The best shops and markets near BBC Broadcasting House
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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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Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... 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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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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The Wigmore
London > Restaurants >
15 Langham Place, Upper Regent Street, W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
Building on the history of the British tavern, The Wigmore is an elegant pub from the team at The Langham hotel next door. ... 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 glamorous 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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