Alexandra Palace - A General View


Old counterweights in the below stage area at Alexandra Palace... News PhotoAlexandra Palace,Architecture,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Concert Hall,Counterweight,England,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,Human Interest,London - England,Renovation,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images Entertainment 2014 Miles WillisLONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Old counterweights in the below stage area at Alexandra Palace Theatre on May 16, 2014 in London, England. Alexandra Palace situated in the London Borough of Haringey First opened as 'The People's Palace' in 1873. Just 16 days later a fire broke out in the Palace, burning it down in its entirety. On 2 November the world's first regular high-definition public television broadcast took place from the BBC studios at Alexandra Palace. In 1980 fire again burned a large part of the building, the Palace reopened in 1988. Recently awarded a Round 1 pass from The Heritage Lottery Fund the Palace plans to renovate parts of the derelict building including the BBC Studios and Victorian Theatre. (Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images)