Plaque: BBC Tower
Erection date: 1977
The world's first regular high definition television service was inaugurated here by the BBC, 2 November 1936.
Greater London Council
Site: BBC Tower & German PoWs (2 memorials)
N22, South Terrace
Londonist report that in the WW2 Blitz (while BBC radio was off air) this mast was used to baffle the German bombers - "it transmitted in the right frequency range to confuse the navigators".