North Yorkshire Police announce sale of headquarters of 40 years near Northallerton

North Yorkshire Police headquarters have been sold.

North Yorkshire Police has announced it is to move from its headquarters of 40 years near Northallerton.

The force has sold the Grade II-listed Newby Wiske Hall to PGL, which is a company that provides educational activity courses for schools and young people.

PGL plan to open the facility to guests in spring 2018 in a move that will create more than 100 jobs.

The new police headquarters will be at Alverton Court in Northallerton, the former Rural Payments Agency building.