Partners & Advisors

A wide range of partners is helping to preserve and protect Admiralty Arch and its surroundings. This unique British landmark is at the very heart of daily London life.

  • Her Majesty’s Government signed the 250-year lease with Prime Investors Capital on 17th June 2015.

  • Planning approval for the restoration of Admiralty Arch : "The plans approved today will breathe new life into Admiralty Arch, transforming it from unsuitable office space into a publicly accessible landmark that everyone can admire and enjoy. We’re working closely on every aspect with Prime Investors Capital, Westminster City Council and English Heritage." Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, British Government, 20th August 2013

  • "This is an exciting application that will return an iconic piece of London’s architecture to its full glory. Personally I am delighted that this building will now see high quality public use." Councillor Robert Davis MBE DL, Westminster City Council, 20th August 2013

  • "We are comfortable that the significance of the building will be respected." Nigel Baker, English Heritage

  • Historic England protects historic environments and archaeology. In keeping with the building’s Grade I listing, the team behind Admiralty Arch is working diligently to ensure the building’s original features are protected and restored.

  • As one of the key stakeholders, the Royal Parks and Admiralty Arch have a longstanding relationship from the conception of Admiralty Arch. In fact, it was Sir Aston Webb who conceived The Mall to link Charring Cross to Admiralty Arch as a gatehouse to Buckingham Palace. This key relationship has translated to regular meetings with senior management of the Royal Parks and Admiralty Arch.

  • Prime Investors Capital works closely with local police forces to ensure vigilance and security continue to be of utmost importance now the building is under new ownership.

  • Transport for London is advising the team behind the restoration to ensure minimal disruption in the capital.

  • Being responsible for an iconic London landmark, the team behind Admiralty Arch is working with institutions that promote London’s reputation and attract visitors and investments.

  • Amura Capital is a crucial partner for Prime Investors Capital and has supported the project throughout the process.

  • Sabadell Bank has played a significant role on the completion of the lease in June 2015 and continues to support the project.

  • Rothschild provides independent financial advisory services and helped to secure the 250-year lease in June 2015.

  • Hotel design, from a building services engineering perspective, is based on ensuring the guest has a smooth experience from room temperature to hot water to the easy to use controls and lighting. Ralph T. King & Associates develop solutions for hotels and other buildings with past projects including Christian Dior Bond Street, Duke Hotel St. James's and the Churchill Intercontinental Hotel. The Admiralty Arch development will be setting the building services and environmental standards for others to follow.

  • Slaughter and May advised Her Majesty's Government on the competitive bidding process for the grant of the long leasehold interest in Admiralty Arch.

  • BLP has advised Prime Investors Capital in relation to the acquisition of the long leasehold of Admiralty Arch from the UK Government which completed ahead of schedule on 17th June 2015.

  • Allen & Overy has worked closely with the team in Admiralty Arch on the completion of the lease.

  • BDO has provided accountancy and business advisory services since the early stage of the project.

  • Burges Salmon is currently providing construction law expertise.

  • Getty Images has supported the project by helping us uncover photos of Admiralty Arch throughout the past 100 years. Some of these photos are showcased on our website.

  • Cushman & Wakefield have provided valuation services on the completion of the transaction.

  • Knight Frank advises Prime Investors Capital on the different aspects of the London property market.

  • Savills has provided tailored planning advice and worked together with Prime Investors Capital through the complexities of the planning process. Savills' Director of Planning, Nick de Lotbiniere has extensive experience with hotel and prime residential projects in the City of Westminster and is familiar with the local resident groups and other stakeholders in the area around Admiralty Arch.

  • JLL provides commercial real estate services.

  • MOLA brings a long and extensive track record of archeological and built heritage work on London's landmark sites.

  • Prime Investors Capital is working with Gordon Ingram to ensure our neighbours are respected and considered during the restoration process.

  • Peter Brett Associates and Prime Investors Capital are working together to deliver sustainable transport solutions and improve the community.

  • Prime Investors Capital is working closely with WSP who understand the complexity of the scheme and provide structural engineering design services for the restoration, refurbishment and conversion of Admiralty Arch.

  • Keltbray Group is a leading specialist in construction in the UK. The company is a key player in the market, and since its inception 40 years ago, its goal has been to be the best in class; customers trust in Keltbray to deliver projects safely, on time and budget.

  • Montague Evans worked closely with Prime Investors Capital combining tactical and technical expertise to achieve the planning permission in negotiations with planning authorities as well as English Heritage and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

  • Aecom has provided cost consultancy services throughout different stages of the project.

  • Recycling and environmental sustainability will be a priority for Admiralty Arch Hotel when it opens.

  • ‘GDA have acted as Security Consultants for the Admiralty Arch project from the early bidding stage. From the outset we have consulted with security stakeholders in the Cabinet Office, Metropolitan Police and Government Security Agencies to deliver a security strategy that protects the building and the adjoining Government properties. GDA are pleased to support Prime Investors Capital in their stated goal to deliver the safest and most luxurious hotel and residences in London’ Simon Trundle, Managing Director, GDA

  • Airwave is one of Europe's leading suppliers, installers and integrators of digital hotel televisions, WiFi, signage and audio visual equipment, with direct manufacturer relationships including Samsung, LG, Philips, and Toshiba. They have supplied and installed over 250,000 digital ready televisions within 5000+ Hotels, Hospitals, Student Accommodations and Commercial buildings, including major IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) and digital signage projects within these environments