Royal Institution rules out selling Mayfair HQ after reducing its debt
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Royal Institution rules out selling Mayfair HQ after reducing its debt

27 Aug 2014 | Kirsty Weakley
Tags: Property

The Royal Institution, the science communication charity, has said it will not have to sell its London headquarters after embarking on a cost-saving and fundraising drive.

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