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Edmund Spenser William Pitt (The Elder) Ben Jonson Henry Purcell Henry Palmerston Sir William Sidney Smith John Tooke Stephen Poliakoff Jonathon Porritt Edward I Edward V George V Anthony Powell William Smith Charles Barry Jemima Khan Kelly Osbourne Ben Bradshaw Jack Whitehall Noel Fielding Carey Mulligan
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Hauntings and Ghosts:
The Ghostly Regicide of Westminster Abbey
Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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State Opening of Parliament

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Athena Hotel
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The district of Westminster boasts two of the capital's most famous and spectacular buildings: Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster, whose clock tower, housing the massive 13-ton bell called Big Ben, is instantly identifiable as a symbol of London. The original palace was home to generations of royals until 1512. The House of Lords, also based at the palace, remained there, to be joined by the Commons in 1547, bringing the Houses of Parliament together in the location they still occupy today. The palace was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1834 and was rebuilt in magnificent Gothic Revival style over 30 years. The 14th Century Jewel Tower, which escaped the fire, now hosts an exhibition about Parliamentary history. Westminster Abbey dates back to 1066, although the present building, in all its stunning Gothic splendour, was begun in the mid-1200s. Some 17 monarchs are buried here. So, notably, are many of the literary giants commemorated in Poets' Corner. Westminster School, College Garden, Chapter House and Museum, and St Margaret's Church, serving the House of Commons, are within the Abbey's precincts. Not far away, and also worth visiting, is the interactive exhibition at The Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms.
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British Airways London Eye
Chapter House
Churchill War Rooms
City Cruises
Doctor Who London Tour
Harry Potter Walk Tour
Houses of Parliament Public Galleries
Jewel Tower
Westminster Abbey
Westminster Cathedral


Days Inn Westminister *book online*
Sheriff Inn *book online*
Sidney Hotel London-Victoria *book online*
University of Westminster Wigram House *book online*

Care Home

Norton House


Arthritis Action
Greater London Fund for the Blind
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity
WSPA - World Society for the Protection of Animals


St Margaret's Church
Westminster Cathedral


Westminster City Council

Performing Arts

London Philharmonic Orchestra
St Johns Theatre

Pub and Bar

Bank Westminster & Zander Bar
Buckingham Arms
The Cinnamon Club


Ballroom at Carlton Tower Hotel
Bank Westminster & Zander Bar
Base One
Cabinet War Rooms
Cinnamon Club
Drones of Pont Street

Garden Room at Carlton Tower Hotel
Gran Paradiso
Il Convivio
IoD - Institute of Directors
Millbank Lounge
Simply Nico
The Atrium
The Banqueting House
The Brasserie at One Great George Street
The Cinnamon Club
The Cinnamon Club
The London Showboat


Ark Atwood Primary Academy
Francis Holland School CG
Millbank Primary School
Westminster School
Westminster Under School


Executive Roomspace - County Hall
London Westminster Apartments


Baxendale Walker Solicitors
Clarke Graeme
Singhania & Co


Belgravia Cars
Westminster Cars
Westminster Cars


St Johns Theatre

Tour Guide

Doctor Who London Tour
Harry Potter Walk Tour
Small Car Big City


British Airways London Eye

One Great George Street
The Commonwealth Club


Parliamentary Bookshop

Places to Stay near Westminster

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Sanctuary House (0.24 miles)

Sanctuary House
The new Sanctuary House Hotel is situated just a short walk from Westminster Abbey. All rooms offer satellite TV, radio, telephone, trouser press, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. The Fuller's Ale & Pie ... More | visit website
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Charlotte Street Hotel (0.33 miles)

Charlotte Street Hotel

Scenes of modern urban life are reflected in the vibrant streetscape in London's media neighbourhood just north of Soho. The area brims with bars, restaurants and shops and the theatre district is a short walk.

The ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn London County Hall (0.36 miles)

Premier Inn London County Hall

Popular large hotel in the historic County Hall building. Fantastic Location. Located on the South Bank of the River Thames next to the BA London Eye.
The Premier Travel Inn County Hall boasts 313 bedrooms, a ... More | visit website

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London Marriott Hotel County Hall (0.36 miles)

London Marriott Hotel County Hall
Centrally located on London's South Bank, the luxury 5 * London Marriott Hotel, County Hall is traditionally elegant. Breathtaking views overlooking Big Ben & the River Thames await you & the hotel amenities and first-class ... More | visit website
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Thistle Royal Horseguards (0.38 miles)

Thistle Royal Horseguards

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This landmark hotel takes centre stage in an area of London renowned for its glorious pageantry. Located in a quiet area of Whitehall, on the banks of the River Thames, opposite ... More

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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge (0.47 miles)

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

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Scheduled to open in early 2010 in plenty of time for the London Olympics, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London will occupy a dramatic position among the South Bank’s striking architecture ... More

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City Inn Westminster (0.48 miles)

City Inn Westminster
London's City Inn Westminster, our flagship hotel in the heart of the city combines a passion for modern design and innovation with contemporary living.

It is ideally located next to the Tate Britain and the ... More | visit website
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Northumberland House (0.49 miles)

Northumberland House

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Located in the heart of London just off the south side of Trafalgar Square. Northumberland House is a magnificent Grade II listed building, and is a short step away from ... More

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Citadines Apartments Trafalgar Square (0.50 miles)

Citadines Apartments Trafalgar Square

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A splendid classic building, very close to the Thames and Trafalgar Square, home of Nelson's Column. Your apart'hotel contains 187 fully equipped, air conditioned flats. Citadine Trafalgar Square is just one ... More

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51 Buckingham Gate (0.50 miles)

51 Buckingham Gate

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More than just a five star hotel, 51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences, situated in the heart of Westminster, central London, comprises a total of 86 luxury suites and ... More

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Battle of Harlaw - 1411, Mary Queen of Scots abdicates - 1567, Gibraltar Seized - 1704, Speaking Clock Introduced - 1936
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