BBC Breakfast is moving to the corporation’s new home in Salford Quays.

The corporation said the show would take place with the backdrop of a new waterside location, with views of The Lowry Theatre, the Imperial War Museum North, the Peak District and the Manchester Ship Canal.

The move will come as various teams including BBC Sport, Children’s, Learning and Radio 5 Live, up sticks to relocate to the new base, which opens next year.

The BBC said it would use the move of Breakfast, co-presented by Sian Williams (pictured), to build on the show’s success and enhance its ‘strong reputation’ for providing news and features from across the UK.

More than three hours per day of live BBC1 output will be from Salford, which the BBC said showed its ‘commitment to audiences across the UK’.

The BBC said it was likely that 88 roles across BBC Breakfast and operational posts, would relocate.

Asked whether Breakfast’s presenters will be making the move, a BBC spokesman said that it was ‘too early’ for final decisions to have been made.

He said people will be able to think carefully about what they want to do until January.

He described the show as a ‘strong programme’ which would be able to attract a ‘wide variety of guests’ to the major new media hub.