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Bilsdale North Yorkshire
NGR: SE553962 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 379.1m      Structure Height: 314.6m
Digital TV:
BBC Radio:
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio:
Comments: The original Bilsdale mast was built during 1968/9 and entered service with BBC 2 on 24-Nov-1969. On the 10-Aug-2021 a fire broke out
within the mast taking all services off-air. The mast was subsequently deemed structurally unsound and was demolished on 6-Oct-2021.

Bilsdale Quarry North Yorkshire
NGR: SE550959 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 375m      Structure Height: 80m
Digital TV:
BBC Radio:
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio:
Comments: Temporary mast that provided services while a more substantial temporary tower was constructed at Bilsdale B. Service dates 13 October 2021
to 23 February 2022.

Bilsdale Tower North Yorkshire
NGR: SE553962 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 379m      Structure Height: 77.65m
Digital TV: BBC A: 27 D3&4: 24 BBC B: 21 SDN: 43 Arq A: 46 Arq B: 40
Mux 7: 55
BBC Radio: Radio 1: 98.6 Radio 2: 89.0 Radio 3: 91.2 Radio 4: 93.4
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Sound Digital: 11A        North Yorkshire: 10C        Teesside: 11B       
Comments: Temporary tower to provide services while a new 300m mast is built to replace the original demolished mast. Service date 23 February 2022



Photos from mid 1980s
Photos by TCPD

March 2003
Photos by Don Burluraux


Photos by Dan Licke

August 2012 - pre DSO.
Photos by Peter C

August 2015
Photos by Martin Brown

Local TV added - August 2017
Photos by Martin Brown

Bilsdale Fire
Photos by Various

Temporary mast - November 2021
Photos by Martin Brown

Bilsdale Tower - January 2022
Photos by Martin Brown

The aftermath - January 2022
Photos by Martin Brown

UPDATED 12 Mar 2022
March 2022
Photos by Martin Brown

UPDATED 15 May 2022
Reconstruction update - May 2022
Photos by Martin Brown

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