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BBC (Pebble Mill)

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52°27'01"-01°54'46" show decimal

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BBC (Pebble Mill)
Edgbaston, Birmingham

The Pebble Mill studios opened in 1971, a seven storey building providing offices and studios, and is most famous for the "Pebble Mill at One" programme. It was eventually vacated in 2004, and the building demolished in 2005. The area is to redeveloped as a Science Park.

How to get here:

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Road: A38 - Follow the A38 into Birmingham. Pass the University of Birmingham and cross over Oak Tree Lane onto Bristol Road. As you pass Edgbaston Park Pebble Mill Road will be on the right; turn into this, and the site of the studios may be found at the far end of the road on the right-hand side. +

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Additional locations as the crow flies:

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St. Paul's Church (Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2): 2.42 miles.

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Cheylesmore Manor House (The Shakespeare Code): 17.23 miles.

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Ford's Hospital (The Shakespeare Code): 17.25 miles.

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Bewdley (Steam Railway) (Black Orchid): 17.40 miles.

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Lord Leycester Hospital (The Shakespeare Code): 18.02 miles.

In the News:

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22 Aug 2000: BBC News - "BBC closes Pebble Mill studios"

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26 Jan 2004: Independent - "Lights go out for good at the BBC's Pebble Mill studios"

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7 Jun 2008: The Express and Star - "Gaping hole on Pebble Mill land"

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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28 Days Later forum - Demolition photos of the studios

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28 Oct 2005: Flickr: Brett Wilde - Demolition photo of the studios

Further links about the location:

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BBC Birmingham - Final tour of Pebble Mill studios

Related Studio Stories

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