BBC TV Studio, Home to ‘Monty Python,’ ‘Fawlty Towers,’ Converted to 4,000 Luxury Apartments and More

Originally published on Metropolismag.com.

The Television Centre, masterplanned by local architecture firm AHMM, retains midcentury elements and introduces boutique exclusivity.

The facilities on-site that aren’t office spaces or residential units include a “deli” (think cheese and wine, not pastrami sandwiches), a boutique cinema, and Soho House—an exclusive members-only club. These amenities will clearly be welcome for those who can afford the apartments at Television Centre, and perhaps some of the workers in the studios and office spaces. However, the idea that this might benefit the “whole community” seems misplaced. Television Centre is amidst one of the most mixed districts in London. Notting Hill is a stone’s throw away, as is the Grenfell Tower.

Originally published on Metropolismag.com.

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