Visiting BBC television Centre.

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    Any tips on parking nearby or anythingelse for that matter!
     
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    Hi Greg,

    Not sure if they've finished yet, but they've been doing serious road works on the main road (Wood Lane) by white city there for weeks. Road completely closed with diversion routes - the whole area gets very congested.

    Have you considered travelling by tube? It's just opposite :)

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    They're building a super-shopping-centre along there, that's why there's so much work going on:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westfield_London

    Greg - why not park near a tube station? White City tube is directly opposite the BBC :)

    Will
     
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    Thanks for the tips and info. I'm committed to taking the car as the BBC visit is just part of a day. Lets hope Smartnav does me proud and I land a parking space somewhere south of Birmingham!
     
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    I guess what I am trying to say, is :)

    If you're using the car anyway, why not park at/near a tube station a few stops down from the BBC? (for this part of your day out)

    If you try driving there, you may find (a) there's nowhere to park nearby and (b) you'll be stuck in traffic for ages.

    Could make your day a whole lot less stressfull and save you time!

    Just trying to help ;)

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    Yes I see what you mean. If I don't post until Thursday it was a bad day. lol
     
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    Had a great, if long day, up in London. We toured the Television Centre and saw lots of limo's delivering VIPs. I was telling my family about C43AMG (Peter) and his new S Class limo when guess who drove past- Peter in his new S Class thats in the gallery. I saw you Peter on Uxbridge road at Shepherds Bush Green. How strange is that!
     
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    Did you see Dragon in the News room?
     
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    LOL. Must have missed him!
     
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    BBC Dragon 24? :D
     
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    Glad you had a good day, but WHERE did you have to park?
     
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    We ended up in a multi story behind Morrisons in Shepherds Bush. It was a long ish walk and cost £8.10 for 3 hours:crazy:
     
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    Yes i was coming from LHR and taking a client a client to his house in Holland Park, you should have honked, saying that, i am oblivious to that noise so you would have been ignored.

    Did you see your rear number plate holder? Looks great.
     
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    Honking would have been difficult as I was on foot!LOL. I didn't get close enough to see the surround but the car looked good! What do your customers say about you parking under cover every time it rains- you must do coz none of your cars ever get dirty!
     
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