Channel 4 considers selling London HQ as it shifts focus to north

Broadcaster could almost double staff outside capital as it proposes alternative to privatisation

Channel 4 has said it could sell its £100m London headquarters and almost double staff working outside the capital to become “northern-based” under a plan it hopes offers an attractive alternative to the government’s privatisation push.

Describing itself in the proposals as the “levelling up broadcaster”, it said it intended to increase spend on TV shows commissioned by production companies outside of London by hundreds of millions of pounds annually by 2030 in a move it estimated would create at least 3,000 jobs.

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