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Metropole Building

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Identification

Metropole Building
Hotel Metropole
271511

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • On opening, the hotel was claimed to be one of Europe's largest, with space for 800 guests.
  • The building was requisitioned by the Government to provide accommodation for its staff during World War I.
  • The building was occupied by the Ministry of Defence until 2004.
  • After World War I, the building continued as a hotel until 1936 whereupon it was leased to the Government as accommodation for staff who had been relocated from Whitehall Gardens.

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Location

Northumberland Avenue
Northumberland Avenue
WC2N 5BL
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

140.09 ft
140.09 ft
10
1883
1885

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