Department for Education: Buildings:Written question - 105682

Asked by Ian Austin
(Dudley North)
Asked on: 06 October 2017
Department for Education
Department for Education: Buildings
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will provide an update on her Department's move from Sanctuary Buildings to Old Admiralty Building; and what the cost of that move is to date, including refurbishment and consultancy fees.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 14 October 2017

The Old Admiralty Building is important for the government as a large and strategically placed freehold asset. The Department is undertaking the renovation and refurbishment on behalf of the government. The Department will take occupation of the building, following the refurbishment programme. By renovating and upgrading the building, we are maximising the value of this important heritage asset and providing a good home for the department. The cost to date, including refurbishment and consultancy fees is £48.34m.

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