Qatari Diar Chelsea Barracks plans

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The new masterplan by Qatari Diar has been unveiled for the redevelopment of Chelsea Barracks in London. (Project Blue (Guernsey) Ltd)
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The site in central London was bought by Qatari Diar, the property arm of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, from the UK’s Ministry of Defence in 2008 for £959m ($1.479bn). (Getty Images)
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This is the second masterplan for the site, after the first one was met by heavy criticism from UK and London officials. (Project Blue (Guernsey) Ltd)
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Britain's Prince Charles talks with Qatar’s Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned. The UK royal wrote to the Qatari Emir urging him to reconsider the original project’s design. (Getty Images)
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Number 7 Company, the Coldstream Guards, march off the parade ground for the final time at Chelsea Barracks on 21 December 2007. (Getty Images)
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Members of the planning committee (top left) visit the 19th Century Garrison Church on the site of the former Chelsea Barracks in June 2009. (Getty Images)
Thu 22 Apr 2010 01:17 PM GST