House & Family History: In 1947 No. 22 Arlington Street was purchased and restored to its 18th century elegance by the Eagle Star Insurance Group, who used the House for their headquarters until 2005, when it was sold to The Ritz Hotel, London, which it adjoins. Today called the William Kent House, 22 Arlington Street is used as a venue for meetings, weddings, and corporate events as part of The Ritz complex.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Ivor Churchill Guest, 1st Viscount Wimborne, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Corporation
Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel
Ownership Details: Today called William Kent House, 22 Arlington Street is now part of The Ritz Hotel, London, which it adjoins, and used as a venue for meetings, weddings, and corporate events.