Palaces & Buildings

The Queen's Guards play Aretha Franklin's Respect outside of Buckingham Palace in tribute to the Queen of Soul

The Queen’s Guards paid tribute to the Queen of Soul on Friday morning as Aretha Franklin’s 1967 hit was played outside of Buckingham Palace. The Grammy Award-winning tune was played by the Band of the Welsh Guards outside of Her Majesty’s London residence during the Changing of the Guard ceremony. At Changing of Guard at Buckingham Palace this morning, Respect paid to Aretha…
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Buckingham Palace is hiring more house keepers

Have you ever wanted to work for the Queen at Buckingham Palace? Well, now might be your chance. The Queen is hiring maids to join her existing team of housekeeping assistants at the Palace in London. Those hired will be responsible for cleaning the Palace, chauffeuring the royals around, doing their laundry and groceries, and caring for the household pets. A salary has not been published, but a…
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The Duke & Duchess of Gloucester's apartment under refurbishment for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

With less than two weeks remaining until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s anticipated wedding, work remains underway on the couple’s new family residence at Kensington Palace. Nottingham Cottage has been Prince Harry’s long-time bachelor residence, following in his brother’s footsteps since before his own marriage. The cottage has been the couple’s residence since…
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Fancy having The Queen as a neighbour? This could be your chance!

No 1 Palace Street is a new apartment building in the heart of St James’s Park, directly opposite Buckingham Palace. So if you’ve ever fancied drawing open the curtains and being greeted with the beautiful site of the grand palace first thing in the morning, a stay at the 300,000-square-foot island site could be your opportunity. Not only do the 72 luxurious apartments offer visitors…
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