Central Television

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Central Television

Alpha Tower – Broad Street

The 200,000 sq ft of office space contained within Alpha Tower opened in 1973 and formed part of the hub of the ATV television network adjoining their ATV Centre studios on Broad Street in the centre of Birmingham.

ATV Centre Television Studios – Broad Street

As those with a good memory will recall, ITV’s output in the Midlands was once provided by ATV (Associated Television Ltd) from 1956 until 1982 and in 1969 ATV commissioned the construction of the purpose built ATV Centre studio complex on Broad Street in central Birmingham.


Ask many a 40 year-old these days if they used to watch ‘Today is Saturday, Watch and Smile’ and you’ll most likely draw a blank; ask many a 40 year-old if they used to watch Tiswas and overwhelmingly you’ll get the same answer: Yes! Produced at ITV regional franchise ATV at ATV Centre on Broad […]