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BBC Television Centre - CLOSED

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17 Nov 2016
“Unfortunately no longer in existence!”
25 Jul 2016
“Under Construction - Will become housing with three studios”
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A backstage tour of the most famous television centre in the world.
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Wood Lane | White City Tube, London W12 7RJ, England
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+44 870 603 0304
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

As a former BBC employee, I wanted to revisit TVC before it was sold-off and remodelled into housing and hotels etc. Took the tour - one of the final ones - with a friend, just so I could say au revoir to an old friend...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank GULLIVERHampshire
Reviewed 25 July 2016

At the moment, Television Centre is being redeveloped as housing and offices. When the first phase is completed, three remaining studios will be leased back to the BBC. What a previous reviewer called "Car Park Roof Experience" is actually called Pergola on the Roof. It...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Fantastic evening on the roof of the old bbc tv car park 4 different pop up street food stalls serving really good and varied food and sensible prices. The cental bar was well stocked and service was pretty fast to say there was over one...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ray B
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The tour at this vast complex used to be very good - I did it more than once - but it no longer functions as the BBC's television headquarters and most recent reviewers are confusing it with BBC Broadcasting House at Langham Place, which has...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was really interesting, must be pre booked and paid in advance well organised and very informative, allowed to participate in a mock up good value for money

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank bathia
Reviewed 6 September 2015

You need to book the tour and get a time as the are every 15 mins. you have bags checked by security on arrival. The 2 guys showing us explained the news gathering and all the different news gathering methods.We saw the One Show studio...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

I arranged a tour for 10 of our friends, one in a wheelchair for an 11 0,clock tour. All our bags were security checked, we registered, were issued with passes and the tour started on time. The 2 young men who took us on the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank sheila b
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The 'dream factory' has just re-opened after refurbishment as the new home of BBC Worldwide. The old BBC Newsroom is now a staff restaurant and has an elliptical staircase leading up to offices above.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Raeburn-Smith
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I booked this trip as a belated birthday present for my Dad, and travelled there together with my Mum and Son, who was home from Australia on holiday.When I booked online it asked if there was any special reason for the visit and i mentioned...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank JuleeMango
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was given a Tour of the BBC as a birthday present. What a great couple of hours. Although slightly chaotic because the space is so restricted, getting behind the scenes was absolutely fascinating. Our tour guides, Ben and Maddie were a delight, they were...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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