Television Centre, opened to the public for the first time since its launch as the headquarters of BBC Television in June 1960.
It includes the unique question mark design, conceived by architect Graham Dawbarn, for the world’s first purpose-built television centre. Iconic features of the former BBC Headquarters that have been refurbished and renovated include the “doughnut” and façade, Studio 1, the atomic dot wall, the John Piper mural and the old Stage Door, the forecourt and frontage on to Wood Lane.
The Helios sculpture made by T.B. Huxley Jones to symbolise the radiation of television around the world continues to be the centrepiece of Television Centre, framed still by the characters of vision and sound, the components of television.
Visitors and residents will be able to enjoy a fantastic mix of dining and leisure experiences, with pizza-experts Homeslice, Contemporary Indian kitchen Kricket and landmark London restaurant Bluebird. Soho House have announced that they will be opening White City House their new private members' club and hotel at Television Centre in April.