The tower seen from the north
Purdown BT Tower was built in 1970 and is located on a hill (Pur Down) just north of the city centre of Bristol, in the Lockleaze suburb, UK (grid reference ST610764). It is a prominent landmark, visible from much of the city. It is one of twelve reinforced concrete towers owned by BT in the UK and one of the few communication towers built of reinforced concrete. It is used mainly for point-to-point microwave links and forms part of the British Telecom microwave network.
Channels listed by frequency 
The tower is also used for broadcasting various radio stations.
Analogue radio (VHF FM) 
Digital radio (DAB) 
The tower is briefly featured on the opening credits for series two of Skins.
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