The BBC’s New Broadcasting House has been evacuated due to a terror alert reports say.
Staff at the BBC’s New Broadcasting House and a number of other London offices were briefly evacuated due to a suspicious looking vehicle.
Great Portland Street closed. Police ushering ppl away from area pic.twitter.com/vAW0Q9ZCF3
— JamesClayton (@JamesClayton5) December 1, 2015
Police said the alert was not specific to the BBC, and related to the vehicle parked on nearby Regent’s Street. BBC staff at the scene tweeted photos of police cordons around the BBC HQ.