War Office

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War Office

(formerly) n
(Military)
a. the department of state responsible for the British Army, now part of the Ministry of Defence
b. the premises of this department in Whitehall, London
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Europe and China are bright spots for hotel development China and Europe are seeing high-profile deals for luxury hotel developments, including the sale of London's historic Old War Office to Hinduja Group for $470 million and Dalian Wanda Group's aggressive expansion toward becoming the largest luxury hotel owner in the world.
Philip Hammond, Defence Secretary, said that as a result of their work to make the MoD leaner, more professional and more efficient, they were able to concentrate defence officials in London in a single building and sell the Old War Office.
The MOD's Old War Office building in Whitehall is now surplus to requirements and is to be sold in order to invest in Defence priorities.
Lobbyist Adam Werritty was in and out of the old war office more often than an admiral or general.
The Ministry of Defence said the files had been removed from the basement of the old War Office building in Whitehall to a warehouse in west London while it worked out how to deal with them.
uk or write to Ministerial Correspondence Unit, Room 222, Old War Office, Whitehall, London SW1A 2EU.
Mr Hamilton-Jewell was speaking after a meeting between relatives of the victims and Mr Hoon at the Old War Office in Whitehall, yesterday.
Relatives of the victims met Mr Hoon at the Old War Office in Whitehall,central London, yesterday.
After a two-hour meeting at the Old War Office in Whitehall the families left by bus without talking to the media.
Mr Hoon said he was having lunch at the old War Office canteen in April and had been approached by an official after the meal.
Across the manicured lawn is the grand Old War Office, built in 1906.
At the meeting on September 19, held in the old War Office building in Whitehall, he said Dr Kelly had suggested more than a dozen amendments and changes.