Anglo is said to opt for De Beers historic London base as new HQ

July 11, 2017

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Anglo American plans to redevelop the historical premises of its De Beers diamond unit after choosing the building as its preferred option for a new London headquarters, according to people with knowledge of the plan. The company intends to modernise the Charterhouse Street property and then transfer staff there from its current premises near Buckingham Palace, the people said, asking not to be identified because the plans are private. The decision is subject to Anglo winning planning and regulatory approvals for the project, two of the people said. The company has also examined relocating staff to a new building and selling the De Beers property.

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