Seven-time F1 champion, Lewis Hamilton receives security boost for £18 million London mansion

The Mercedes driver has been permitted to increase the security at his mansion, as he confirms involvement in F1 2022 season.

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

The seven-time world champion and Mercedes’ driver, Lewis Hamilton, has been granted permission to enhance the security of his mansion in London. The driver wants the railings to be replaced by solid barriers. Reportedly, he also wants new entrance gates.

The clearance for this measure was granted by the officials at Kensington and Chelsea council after there were no objections from neighbors, reports Daily Mail.

Hamilton’s mansion is located in West London, which he bought in 2017 from Burberry chief designer Christopher Bailey and his husband, actor Simon Woods. The mansion was built in 1860 by renowned builder Samuel Johns and had six bedrooms and a 200ft garden amongst other luxuries.

Hamilton’s return to the F1 grid in the 2022 season

hamilton mansion
hamilton mansion

Lewis Hamilton has confirmed his return to the sport, throwing his retirement rumors into the trash can. The rumors were in the air since the driver went on a social hiatus following the events of Abu Dhabi GP of the 2021 season.

The record F1 world champion announced it on social media, and since then, his fans haven’t stopped giving their love to the driver. The driver was recently spotted surfing as well. Mercedes team also welcomed Hamilton, who’ll partner with the young George Russell in the next season. Hamilton is expected to give an interview to the media on the day of the Mercedes car launch.

Lewis Hamilton will go after his eighth F1 title this season, as Max Verstappen enters the season as the defending champion. Hamilton will have a new partner in the form of George Russell, who has been signed from Williams after spending three seasons as the reserve driver for Mercedes.

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