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New Scotland Yard sold to Abu Dhabi investors for £370m

The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police have been sold to Abu Dhabi developers for £370m.

New Scotland Yard has been bought by Abu Dhabi Financial Group for £120m more than the guide price.

The building on Victoria Street in Westminster has been the headquarters of the Met Police since 1967.

Alice Bhandhukravi's report for BBC London also features the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe.

Archive footage courtesy of British Pathé.

  • 09 Dec 2014
  • From the section London
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