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Embassy of Indonesia in London
Location: Westminster, London
Address: Trevelyan House aka 30 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 2BY
Ambassador: Teuku Mohammad Hamzah Thayeb

The Embassy of Indonesia in London is the diplomatic mission of Indonesia in the United Kingdom.

From shortly after independence until the end of February 2017 it was located at 38 Grosvenor Square, a leasehold building in Mayfair, close to the American embassy.

On 1 March 2017, the embassy moved to 30 Great Peter Street, Westminster, a 60,000 square foot freehold building purchased by Indonesia for £40 million.

History

The first diplomatic representative of Indonesia in the United Kingdom was Dr. Subandrio who served in 1949 until 1954. There have been 18 Ambassadors in the past years, including two air marshals, a lieutenant and Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa who is currently serving as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia.

Departments

There are currently 10 Departments in the embassy including 2 Defence Attachés, 1 Transportation Attaché, 1 Trade Attaché and 1 Educational Attaché.

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