Cadw considers request to list BBC Wales headquarters

BBC Llandaff A buyer is being sought for the BBC Wales site in Cardiff

Related Stories

The body in charge of protecting buildings and monuments in Wales has been asked to consider giving the BBC Wales headquarters in Cardiff listed status.

BBC Wales has been trying to find a buyer for the Llandaff site, as part of multi-million pound plans to move to a new purpose-built broadcasting base.

But Cadw said it was considering if the building met listed status criteria.

BBC Wales said it had "significant concerns" over the matter.

Broadcasting House in Cardiff has been home to BBC Cymru Wales since 1966.

In August, the corporation announced that it was putting Broadcasting House and the building opposite, Ty Oldfield, up for sale and looking at moving to another site in Cardiff.

However, Cadw has confirmed it was looking at a request to list the site.

A Cadw spokesperson said: "There is a statutory duty to list any building that meets the criteria to be listed.

"It would be inappropriate to comment on the merits of the case for listing while it is under consideration."

A BBC Wales spokesperson said: "We can confirm that we have written to Cadw in response to a letter they sent us seeking our views on their proposed listing of our entire main building in Llandaff.

"We have a number of significant concerns about their plans which we hope Cadw will now consider carefully."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

More Wales stories


Features & Analysis

  • Toronto Mayor Rob FordFord nation

    Toronto mayor's enemies unite with him in new battle

  • Tattooed person using tabletRogue ink

    People who lost their jobs because of their tattoos

  • An ant and a humanAnts v humans

    Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?

  • Two sphinxes guarding the entrance to the tombTomb mystery

    Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • GeoguessrWhere in the world...?

    Think you are a geography expert? Test your knowledge with BBC Travel’s interactive game


  • TokyoThe Travel Show Watch

    Japan has a reputation for being expensive but can you visit without breaking the bank?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.