Bow Tie Television Awarded Major New Contract

Bow Tie’s GLA team led by Broadcast Manager Steve Pomfret

Bow Tie Television is delighted to announce they have been awarded the contract to televise the proceedings of the Greater London Authority for the next five years.

This highly prestigious contract confirms Bow Tie’s position as the premier supplier of this type of service in the UK. Bow Tie Television also holds the contracts for the UK Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales.

“We’re delighted to have been awarded this important contract which continues our successful relationship with the Greater London Authority and confirms our position as leaders in the field of televising national and regional assemblies.” – John Knopp, Managing Director of Bow Tie Television.

·    This is the second GLA contract awarded to Bow Tie Television which has held the contract at City Hall since 2006.

·    Bow Tie’s GLA team led by Broadcast Manager Steve Pomfret televises around 20 hours a week for the Greater London Authority.

·    Coverage includes:  Mayor’s Question Time, London Assembly committee meetings, press conferences, Mayoral video messages and London elections as well as special events such as Holocaust Memorial Day, Remembrance Day service and Citizenship ceremonies.

·    The Bow Tie team also provides televised coverage and audio-visual support for corporate events held at City Hall, on behalf of the GLA events team for clients including Siemens and Microsoft.


Bow Tie television is an independent broadcast and audio-visual facilities company which provides staff resources and expertise to a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors. Recent clients include The Cabinet Office, BBC, ITN & Sky for coverage of the Iraq Inquiry, and Sky Sports for coverage of the Premier League Darts in HD. As well as televising major arts events, recording Shakespeare's Globe Theatre for Theatrical release, and for the National Theatre, live plays to a worldwide audience in HD 5.1 theatrical surround sound of the NTLive season.