Rediffusion Engineering, 187 Coombe Lane West,
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey (Coombe
Cottage) was a rambling mansion which was once the home of Dame Nellie
The establishment became Rediffusion Engineering and Chief Engineer Rupert Kinross
was superceded by Ken Quinton. The picture was taken in part of
the garden behind the main building. Robert Maxwell closed the
Company and the site was developed into a large estate of town houses.
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1964 after being re-awarded its franchise, Associated-Rediffusion became
Rediffusion Television Limited, trading as "Rediffusion,
London". The black version of its ident was used for all its
programmes for the first year before being relegated to regional use
only. The fanfare was composed by John Dankworth.
began using an ident that ended with the rotating star on a completely
black background. This was later superseded by another that ended on a
grey background. These two clocks match those idents.