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Last Updated: Thursday, 20 September 2007, 13:36 GMT 14:36 UK
In pictures: BBC HQ opening

The exterior of Pacific Quay

The new facility, which is on the south side of the Clyde, has been described as Europe's most advanced digital broadcasting centre

The street

Red sandstone was selected as the main material for the most dramatic feature in the building - the central staircase or "street" - which is over 90ft high

Radios and televisions

There are various facilities for the public, including this exhibit of radios and televisions from decades gone by

The Prime Minister Gordon Brown

The Prime Minister said he was delighted to be at the ceremony

Mark Thompson at the opening ceremony

During his speech, the BBC Director General Mark Thompson promised more funding for programme makers in Scotland

BBC Scotland staff

BBC Scotland staff looked on as the opening ceremony got under way

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