Demolition starts on iconic QVC studios Marco Polo House in Battersea

Demolition work has started

Demolition work has started

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Wandsworth Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

Builders have started knocking down an iconic 1980s building which once housed the QVC TV studio.

Wandsworth Guardian:

The building in its glory days (Pic Lewis Clarke)

The postmodernist building, Marco Polo House, in Queenstown Road, Battersea, is being knocked down to make way for 456 flats, 1,300 square metres of commercial space, 213 parking spaces and 607 cycle spaces.

Wandsworth Guardian:

The building was designed by architect Ian Pollard and was built in 1987.

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7:48pm Wed 7 May 14

QPR4Me says...

Blimey WA! We are a bit slow on the uptake, aren't we?

This has been going on for weeks!
Blimey WA! We are a bit slow on the uptake, aren't we? This has been going on for weeks! QPR4Me
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9:36pm Wed 7 May 14

alphabeti says...

I assume by 'iconic' you mean 'ugly'. The greatest shame is it will probably be replaced with something equally uninspiring.
I assume by 'iconic' you mean 'ugly'. The greatest shame is it will probably be replaced with something equally uninspiring. alphabeti
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4:00pm Fri 16 May 14

Axebattle4 says...

I always disliked this building for its meaningless pomposity..But, given Wandsworth Council's planning record, it will be replaced by something a lot worse,
I always disliked this building for its meaningless pomposity..But, given Wandsworth Council's planning record, it will be replaced by something a lot worse, Axebattle4
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