Radio 1 moved to Yalding House on Great Portland Street in 1996, and Egton House was demolished in 2003 to make way for the new John Peel Wing of BBC Broadcasting House. Jo Whiley was the last presenter to broadcast from Egton House (12pm-2pm on Weds 9 October 1996).
Egton House was also home to the BBC Gramophone Library, a collection of over one million records and CDs. The 78 rpm collection was held in the basement of The Langham which is across the road and has now reverted to being a luxury hotel.
- BBC Media Centre: "BBC to name wing of new Broadcasting House after John Peel", accessed 2012-03-02.
- Radio Rewind: History of Egton House, accessed 2012-10-19.
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