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BBC Televison Centre – a giant leap towards the next chapter

BBC Televison Centre – a giant leap towards the next chapter

  Last Thursday was another red-letter day for Television Centre (TVC) as it marked the granting of planning consent for the  master plan proposed by Stanhope the new owners of the former BBC campus.  As someone who is involved in the shaping of the next chapter...
Television Centre – Cranewatch

Television Centre – Cranewatch

This was a red letter week for the Television Centre (TVC) project as the Cranes have arrived! Once these strange projections into the skyline arrive one can be sure that something big is underway and this week marks the start of TVC’s return to centre stage. ...
BBC Broadcasting House Project Triumphs at the APM Oscars

BBC Broadcasting House Project Triumphs at the APM Oscars

It was really satisfying to see external recognition for a project that has been close to my heart for years.  Last night at the annual Association of Project Management  (APM) Awards the W1 Programme team were named as winners of the Programme of the Year Award....

Getting Back in the Groove

With the end of the summer one thinks about stuff that has been put on the long finger. For me, it’s the long delayed return to the world of blogging.  Having started on this blogging lark in 2009 with my BBC Spaces and Places site I really caught the bug and...
Television Centre – Progress Update

Television Centre – Progress Update

The last few months have been hectic on a number of fronts.  There have been quite a few items on my to do list against which I can now tick as completed and in the bag.  Although, somewhat minor in the overall scheme of things, relaunching my blog as Smart Spaces...

Television Centre – it’s just an intermission

The press this week is full of nostalgic coverage of the end of an era as the BBC leaves its long term home at Television Centre (TVC) in West London – but little is made of what the future holds for this iconic building. Over the last week we have seen the...