Yalding House
Yalding House is a building at 152”“156 Great Portland Street, London, England, where BBC Radio 1 has been based since 1996. Yalding House is also home to BBC Radio 1Xtra, the digital sister station of BBC Radio 1 and BBC Switch, the umbrella brand for the BBC's youth output across radio, television and online. It is also the production base for the stations' news output: 1Xtra News and Radio 1's Newsbeat . Radio 1 was previously based at Egton House, which was demolished in 2003 to make way for the new Broadcasting House extensions, Radio 1 will move to new studios in Broadcasting House in 2012. Radio 3 previously occupied the building with the BBC Central Music Library located on the ground floor and basement. The building's former role as a car showroom made it ideal for the heavy shelving required to store the collection.