Old War Office Building, London, UK

The War Office was a Department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence. It was equivalent to the Admiralty, responsible for the Royal Navy, and the Air Ministry, which oversaw the Royal Air Force. Former office building with 1,100 rooms used by Churchill as a headquarters during World War II. The Old War Office Building is a Grade II* listed building in Whitehall, London SW1. The building will be converted into a luxury Raffles Hotel and private residences to the designs of EPR Architects. The transformed building will comprise 125 guest rooms and 85 apartments. The OWO Residences by Raffles

Whitehall’s impressive Old War Office building, in which Winston Churchill made many of the most important decisions of World War 2, is set to be turned into a luxury hotel called OWO (geddit?) which will open in 2022. The huge building, which was used by the British Government until 1964, was originally sold in 2014 for £350 million

 

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