Move will save around £60 million a year

The sale of the current New Scotland Yard building should save around £60 million a year Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

The sell off of around a third of the Metropolitan Police's property stock includes New Scotland Yard. That should mean a saving of around £60 million a year in running costs which City Hall says will pay for an extra 1200 extra officers.

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New Scotland Yard design

The design of the new Scotland Yard building has been revealed. The current Metropolitan Police headquarters is being sold and the service is moving to new offices at the iconic Curtis Green building on the Victoria Embankment in 2015.