The OWO Residences by Raffles

Whitehall SW1A
Mixed use

Key Details

57 Whitehall, London SW1A 2HB
Under Construction
Prices from
Use Classes
C1, C3, E


The redevelopment of the Old War Office Building, a Grade II* listed building in Whitehall, London SW1.

The building is converted into a luxury Raffles Hotel and private residences to the designs of EPR Architects comprising 125 guest rooms and 85 apartments.

The OWO Residences by Raffles

The duplex, lateral and penthouse residences range in size from studios to 5-bedroom homes. Two spectacular turret residences are also for sale. Each residence is unique and specifically tailored to suit its location in the building.

The residences feature interiors created by design studio 1508 London with bespoke handcrafted kitchens from British brand Smallbone of Devizes, Waterworks brass ironmongery, and Onyx marble. Many incorporate original heritage features such as oak panelling and mosaic flooring. The unwavering attention to detail in each residence demonstrates the years of craftsmanship that have been applied to every aspect of the majestic building.


Homeowners will benefit from having all the facilities of a world-renowned hotel on their doorstep without having to compromise on the highest levels of privacy and seclusion within their home. The service synonymous with the prestigious Raffles brand - gracious and intuitive staff, personalised attention, and a timeless ambiance - will be delivered seamlessly to the residents of The OWO and will set a new benchmark in London. .

Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotels & Resorts will be operating the 125-room and suite flagship hotel at The OWO, as well as the 85 branded residences.

The hotel interiors are being designed by New York-based designer Thierry Despont.

About the developer

A development by 57 Whitehall Ltd - a joint venture between Hinduja Group and OHL Desarrollos.

Developer Hinduja Group is an international multi-billion turnover group founded in 1914 and passionately committed to the building since its acquisition in 2014. The company has worked with a team of experts including Historic England and Museum of London Archaeology.


The Grade II* Listed Old War Office Building was completed in 1906 and contains around 1,100 rooms across 7 floors, linked by more than 2 miles of corridors. It was home for the Imperial General Staff and was central to operations. The building was a focal point for military planning throughout the major conflicts of the 20th century, housing numerous secretaries of state, including Sir Winston Churchill.

Site & Location

North of The Banqueting House and opposite Horse Guards buildings.


Embankment Underground StationBakerloo, Circle, District, Northern
Whitehall / Horseguards Avenue12, 159, 3, 453, N109, N155, N3, N381, N53


Main Contractor
Hotel Operator
Cost Consultant
CGI Artist
Interior Designer


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