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Ministry of Defence: Sale of Accommodation

Volume 708: debated on Monday 23 February 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for the future of the old War Office building; and whether they are considering (a) disposal to the private sector, or (b) conversion for private use. [HL1544]

The Ministry of Defence plans to vacate the old War Office building by the end of 2010, and for it to become fully surplus to requirements by 2013. Options for the building's future are currently being developed, and will include potential commercial sale and public sector re-use.