Is this London's quirkiest property project? – in pictures

The building where classic television shows Top of The Pops, Dad’s Army, Blue Peter and Fawlty Towers were recorded is being converted into flats and marketed in Dubai next month. BBC Television Centre at Wood Lane, White City, W12 7RJ is to be exhibited at Cityscape Global. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

The historic building, which was the headquarters of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 1960 and 2013. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

It is currently being converted into 800 new homes as well as cafes and restaurants, an independent cinema, office space for up to 5,000 workers, and a private members’ club. Courtesy Purple


Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

The developer is hoping that a fall in the value of the pound following Britain’s referendum vote to leave the European Union earlier this year will encourage investors from the Middle East to buy. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

A first phase of 432 homes is due to be completed in 2018. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

Property developer Stanhope bought the 14-acre site for £200 million in 2012 on a 999-year lease, after the BBC decided to save money (an estimated £33m a year) by selling off most of the site and moving many of its operations to Manchester. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

The Beeb will still lease some of the studios in the newly renovated building once the work has been completed. Pictured, inside one of the apartments. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

Stanhope promises that the AHMM-designed building will include lots of other facilities including a gym, residents’ lounge with private screening room, private courtyard, gardens and a rooftop restaurant. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

Prices in the new development don’t come cheap. The ones being marketed in Dubai range from £700,000 for a one-bedroom apartment to £8m for a penthouse. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

There were seven sales at Television Centre from buyers in the GCC before the Brexit vote. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

The building is located opposite Westfield London, Europe’s largest shopping mall. Courtesy Purple

Is this London's quirkiest property project? - in pictures

It hosted famous shows such as Record Breakers, Blue Peter and Jim’ll Fix It. Courtesy Purple

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