Foreign Office to give up historic Whitehall building
Move aimed at saving cash as UK government sells off diplomatic propertiesBy Alex Varley-Winter | 19 December 2011 | 1 Related piece
We keep all our property assets under constant review to ensure that they provide value for money
Foreign Office spokesman
Government cost-cutting is to lead the Foreign Office to quit its historic grade-II listed building in Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall.
Its decision raises the prospect that it will sell the £57 million property in central London, the Old Admiralty Building, which once housed the authority responsible for the Royal Navy.