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Take a final tour of Pebble Mill
BBC Pebble Mill
Many people will be very saddened to see the demise of Pebble Mill. The BBC site holds alot of memories. Here's your chance to take a final look around the building before the big move to the Mailbox.
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1951 -BBC acquired lease for land Pebble Mil

1962 - Model of new building for Pebble Mill drawn up and presented to press

1967 - First turf cut at PebbleMill

1971 - Pebble Mill opened by Princess Anne

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In the leafy suburbs of Birmingham, BBC Pebble Mill has been a landmark since the 1970's when it was opened by HRH Princess Anne.

Pebble Mill

The BBC site has eight floors of offices, TV and Radio studios, two canteens, a post room, a lovely well kept garden and two car parks.

Throughout the building are remnants of vintage recording and editing equipment unused as BBC Birmingham enters the digital age of technology.

Views from Pebble Mill ...

A view from Pebble Mill

Views across Birmingham from Pebble Mill are breathtaking, especially the golden sunsets at the end of a summers day.

Nick Owen, Midlands Today Presenter says: "I will miss the rural feel of Pebble Mill, there's lots of greenery and trees with Cannon Hill park, and the nature centre right next door.

There are fabulous views across Birmingham city centre from the 7th floor canteen, it's that general rural feel that I'll miss in the city centre."

Take a final tour of BBC Pebble Mill

Explore behind the scenes of regional TV programme, Midlands Today. See where the journalists sit and where the programmes are put together.

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Have a look around the BBC WM radio studios. See if you can spot your favourite presenter.

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The Archers studios

Welcome to Ambridge! Take a look behind the scenes of the UK's longest running Radio drama, 'The Archers'. See what they use as a sound effect for straw!

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Around Pebble Mill

See views from the top floors of Pebble Mill, the garden area, corridors and other areas not normally seen by the public.

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How it all began - Find out when building work first started on BBC Pebble Mill and take a look at amazing pictures of the construction progress over the years.

Pebble Mill memories - Share your fond memories of BBC Pebble Mill.




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