Palaces & Buildings

Buckingham Palace, Clarence House & Kensington Palace release rare joint statement

The three royal households, Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Kensington Palace, have taken the unusual step of releasing a joint statement following claims that there is an ongoing power-struggle between the houses. An investigation by The Times newspaper revealed that The Queen’s most senior aide, Sir Christopher Geidt, was forced out of the job by the Prince of Wales in what the paper…
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120 people arrested outside Buckingham Palace & Kensington Palace in past five years

Scotland Yard have recently revealed that there have been 120 arrests made outside Buckingham and Kensington Palaces in the last five years alone. The Sun newspaper obtained the information under the Freedom of Information Act. With an average of 24 incidents per year on the two key palace grounds, the police and security teams have their work cut out for them in order to make sure the royal…
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Security alert at Buckingham Palace following serious incident

Buckingham Palace and surrounding areas were on lockdown earlier this evening following reports of a serious police incident. A man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) and assault on police after being caught in possession of a knife. The man, believed to be aged in his early twenties, stopped his car near a police vehicle near Buckingham Palace at approximately 20:35hrs on…
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Bentley Priory: Where a British Queen died

The Grade II* listed mansion of Bentley Priory in Stanmore, in the London Borough of Harrow, is best known for the vital role it played during the Battle of Britain when the building formed the setting for Headquarters Fighter Command. The Priory remained an RAF base until 2008, when the offices finally moved to RAF Northolt, after which plans began to transform the Priory into a Museum, a project…
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