New Scotland Yard


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Scot′land Yard′


n.
1. a street in London, England: formerly the site of the London police headquarters, which were removed in 1890 to a Thames embankment (New Scotland Yard).
2. the London police, esp. the branch engaged in crime detection.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.New Scotland Yard - the detective department of the metropolitan police force of LondonNew Scotland Yard - the detective department of the metropolitan police force of London
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
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It was funded from the sale of New Scotland Yards previous site at 10 Broadway, which was vacated in 2016 and acts as a central hub supported by nine local offices.
The New Scotland Yard building has been demolished and the initial project works have been underway for some time.
The official launch of New Scotland Yard was due to take place on March 23 but was postponed following the Westminster Bridge attack the day before.
The Buckingham Palace spokesman said: "In light of today's events the decision has been taken to postpone The Queen's engagement to New Scotland Yard tomorrow.
Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Helen King; ADFG CEO, Jassim Alseddiqi, and COO, Mustafa Kheriba; as well as Northacre CEO, Niccolo Barattieri di San Pietro, marked the completion of this landmark deal in front of the iconic New Scotland Yard sign.
ADFG acquired New Scotland Yard from the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime for 370 million (Dh2.
Jassim Alseddiqi, CEO, ADFG, said: "The New Scotland Yard site will be one of the most important redevelopment projects undertaken in central London this decade, replacing a world famous headquarters with a world class development.
The famous New Scotland Yard revolving triangle sign, seen in news reports and photographs, will move to the new address, which will take on the Scotland Yard moniker.
A distressed 69-year-old man walked into Beckenham police station in South London last week saying that he'd given PS4,000 to a courier after being ordered to do so by a "police officer" who said the money would be taken to New Scotland Yard.
Doreen Lawrence visited New Scotland Yard to discuss the allegations about the activities of the Special Demonstration Squad with Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.
THE parents of Madeleine McCann were offered fresh hope yesterday with the announcement of a new Scotland Yard investigation into her abduction.
Of course, London's police force also once had a distinctive architectural focus: old New Scotland Yard, the proud creation of Britain's leading architect of the late Victorian era, Richard Norman Shaw (1831-1912).