Cutting of the First Sod – 50th Anniversary

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Today (7th April, 2017) is the 50th anniversary of the ceremonial cutting of the first sod for the BBC Pebble Mill building.

The director general, Sir Hugh Carleton Greene did the honours with the spade.

Please add a comment if you can identify any of the great and the good who attended.

Thanks to Pete Simpkin for sharing the photograph.

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