BBC unveils the John Peel wing


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The BBC is to name a wing of the newly refurbished Broadcasting House after its pioneering DJ John Peel.

The section of the central London building is on the site of Egton House, home to Radio 1 for about a decade. Peel, who died in 2004, was one of the station's original DJs in 1967 and was still broadcasting up until his death.