SIS Building

The SIS Building or MI6 Building at Vauxhall Cross houses the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS, MI6), the United Kingdom's foreign intelligence agency. It is located at 85 Albert Embankment in Vauxhall, a south western part of central London, on the bank of the River Thames beside Vauxhall Bridge. The building has been the headquarters of the SIS since 1994.

Vauxhall Cross
A view of SIS's Vauxhall Cross headquarters from Millbank in 2004
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General information
Architectural stylePostmodern
Address85 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, Lambeth
Town or cityLondon
CountryUnited Kingdom
Coordinates51°29′14″N 00°07′27″W
CompletedApril 1994
InauguratedJuly 1994
ClientSecret Intelligence Service
OwnerHM Government
Technical details
Floor area252,497 square feet (23,457.7 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectTerry Farrell and Partners
Main contractorJohn Laing plc
Other information
Public transit access Vauxhall

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