BBC Radio Stoke Clock - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 01.440 W 002° 10.547
30U E 555282 N 5875258
Quick Description: This clock is located on the BBC Radio Stoke building facing Albion Street and Albion Square in Hanley.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/2/2018 9:47:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMY1JY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The clock is located on the building that used to be the home of the Hanley Economic Building Society but is now the premises BBC Radio Stoke.

"BBC Radio Stoke is the local radio service for Stoke, Staffordshire and South Cheshire. It came to air at 5pm on Thursday 14th March 1968 as BBC Radio Stoke-On-Trent.
Radio Stoke has always had its base in Hanley town centre. Even when the need for computerisation and a more sustainable office area forced a move from the old Conway House building, the station only moved 100 yards - to its present base at the BBC Centre at the other end of Cheapside by Albion Square.

In June 2002, the BBC moved its county HQ into a brand spanking-new building in the centre of Stoke-on-Trent's Cultural Quarter at Cheapside, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Formerly, this was the Hanley Economic Building Society, and before that, the building is believed to have been a school. The new building was opened by HRH Princess Anne & the Director General of the BBC, Greg Dyke on Tuesday 23rd July 2002.
The original Radio Stoke building is still occupied by a local radio station - Cross Rhythms City Radio.
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The clock is mounted high up on the brick wall near the roof of the building above the main entrance. The clock has circular white face edged with black. There are gold roman numerals and minute marks with decorative silver hands.

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Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: Not listed

Web link to additional info: Not listed

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