Glasgow among new locations for BBC music programming and production

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The BBC has announced that it will be moving entire departments and news divisions to Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and Salford in a plan which it describes as “its biggest transformation in decades.”

Plans include:

  • The BBC Concert Orchestra and some Proms to leave London, plus a music events calendar more rooted across the UK.
  • Key daytime strands on Radio 1, 1Xtra and Radio 2 will be moved from London and made across the UK.
  • Radio 3 will be rooted in Salford, along with the majority of 6 Music.
  • A commitment to commission and produce “a clear majority” of TV programmes across the UK and not in London.
  • A commitment to locate 50% of the money spent on network radio and music outside London by 2028.

Learn more via BBC News.

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