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The 50th Anniversary of BBC Radio Leicester is on 8th November 2017.

This unofficial blog aims to tell the story of Britain's first UK mainland local radio station, and to celebrate its achievements with the help of former staff, their families and our listeners.

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Before 9 St Nicholas Place

BackgroundPosted by Stephen Butt Sun, October 02, 2016 13:49:03
In 1998, five years before the BBC took over the site of their planned new studios in St Nicholas Place, Malcolm Elliott of the Victorian Society (Leicester) recorded a short film for Leicester Cable Television.

Malcolm points out the mosaic tiles which were a notable feature of the frontage of the old building. These tiles were rescued and are preserved within the the BBC studios.





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