According to news reports Vernon Corea’s old studio at BBC Radio London and the BBC building in Marylebone High Street in London has been sold to developers for £75 million. BBC Radio London has relocated to Broadcasting House in Central London. The BBC Radio London 206 studio and office complex has been bought by Royalton a specialist developer of multi million pound homes in Surrey and Berkshire.
Vernon Corea presented the iconic BBC Radio London 206 radio programme ‘London Sounds Eastern’ from these studios in Marylebone High Street. He worked closely with the legendary BBC producer Keith Yeomans who also worked from these buildings – the home of BBC Radio London.
Listen to the BBC Radio London 206 jingle from 1976 – the year Vernon Corea recorded programmes for the BBC.