Request for final closure date of the old HQ building.

Reference: 22003

Date Added: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Category: Miscellaneous

Disclosure Details

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.


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You have requested the following information:


I notice that the new Police HQ has opened in Llantarnam


Please can you let me know when the old Police HQ will close completely.


The move of departments from the old HQ to the new HQ is still in progress.  Currently the expectation is that the decommissioning of the old HQ would take place in April 2023.  This information has been published in the Joint Audit Committee minutes on the OPCC website and can be found using the following link: 9th March 2022 | Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner (


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