It includes a guyed steel lattice mast, and on top of this is the UHF television transmitting antenna, which brings the overall height of the structure to 117.7 metres (386 ft).
The transmission site is located at 51° 01′ 2.0″ North, 0° 42' 4.0" West (National Grid Reference: SU912250).
The current mast has an average height of 307 metres above sea level. It is now owned and operated by Arqiva, but was owned by the BBC before they privatised their transmission department prior to 1997.
Midhurst began the switch to digital-only television transmissions on 29 February 2012, when the analogue BBC Two transmissions ceased. Two weeks later, on 14 March 2012, the other 3 channels ceased analogue transmissions.