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Own a piece of media history

Fancy owning a slice of media history? Or living in a notorious crime scene? Well now you can lay your press hat where you call home at ‘Fortress Wapping’, home of the UK branch of Rupert Murdoch’s empire ever since the antipodean mogul’s 1986 battle with the print unions. With News Co moving to the baby Shard in London Bridge, the old home of the Times, the Sun and the late News of the Screws is going to be turned into 1,800 flats.

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Steerpike is The Spectator's gossip columnist, serving up the latest tittle tattle from Westminster and beyond. Email tips to or message @MrSteerpike

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