Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised 57 Whitehall Sarl, the joint venture between Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos (OHLD) on the appointment of Accor Hotels to an ultra-luxury five star hotel under the iconic Raffles brand at the iconic Old War Office
The iconic Old War Office
in London's Whitehall is set to be transformed to become the latest hotel in luxury brand Raffles Hotels & Resorts' portfolio.
With investments spanning the oil and gas, automotive, IT, energy, media, banking, property and healthcare sectors, their latest project is the conversion of The Old War Office
in London into a sumptuous five-star hotel and 88 luxury apartments for the world's super-rich.
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 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.
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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.