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Former tube station sold for £53m

A former London Underground tube station used during the Second World War as a command centre has been sold for £53 million.

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Station expected to become residential property

The former Brompton Road tube station has been sold for £53m by the MoD Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The former Brompton Road tube station, a disused station on the Piccadilly line between South Kensington and Knightsbridge which has been sold for £53 million by the Ministry of Defence.

Brompton Road Tube station, in an expensive corner of London near Harrods, was put on the market in September by the MoD as part of cost-cutting efforts. It is now expected to be used for mainly residential development, with the money from the sale going back into the defence budget.

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