Purdown BT Tower
The tower seen from the north
Purdown BT Tower is a 70.1 metres (230 ft) tall telecommunications tower, which was built in 1970 and is located on a hill (Purdown) just north of the city centre of Bristol, England in the Lockleaze suburb, UK (grid reference ).
It is a prominent landmark, visible from much of the city, used mainly for point-to-point microwave links and forms part of the British Telecom microwave network. 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.
The tower is also used for broadcasting radio stations.
Analogue radio (VHF FM)
|101.4 MHz||0.1||Classic FM|
|107.2 MHz||0.5||The Breeze|
Digital radio (DAB)
|222.064 MHz||11D||1||Digital One|
|225.648 MHz||12B||1||BBC National DAB|