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Downing Street, London

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Downing Street in London, England, has for more than three hundred years housed the official residences of two of the most senior British Cabinet ministers: the First Lord of the Treasury, an office now synonymous with that of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; and the Second Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Prime Minister's official residence is 10 Downing Street; the Chancellor's official residence is next door at Number 11. The Government's Chief Whip has an official residence at Number 12, though the current Chief Whip's residence is at Number 9.Downing Street is located in Whitehall in central London, a few minutes' walk from the Houses of Parliament and a little farther from Buckingham Palace. The street was built in the 1680s by Sir George Downing (1632–1689), on the site of a mansion called Hampden House. The houses on the south side of the street were demolished in the nineteenth century to make way for government offices, now occupied by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. "Downing Street" is often used as a metonym for the Government of the United Kingdom.
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  • I know it's not much to see but definitely one for the list when visiting. After the recent events in London it was so nice to see the police outside the gates interacting and having fun with the peop...  more »
  • Security environment to the residence of the Prime Minister, only, leave you imagine as repeated image of their statements to the door of such an important world leader, I remember years ago that almost you could get close to the famous alley barrier-free in my opinion right now and away from his fetish, he is not worth
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  • Later seen around the houses of Parliament, Whitehall, walked toward the North, and left in the gate of the iron-barred window. There at Downing Street is the official residence of Prime Minister right behind. Taken from the iron-barred window per seems like no problem. Walked around, this time in a long time.
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  • unelected dictator Mrs May should be in prison along with all the Tories for vote rigging and mass genocide and disgustingly getting paid for it. new world order puppets and murderers just like Labour with Gordon brown and Tony Blair etc! put them in prison and throw away the key!
  • Yah it's pretty gay. was offered hypnotism woke up with sore anus charles and queen was offered tea and crumpets w/cream
  • Rubbish - they only allowed me in when I said I was secret service and even then I wasn't offered tea. They were unfriendly and unwilling to listened to my drunken rant about capitalism. The hi-fi speakers were crap and the TV picture quality was terrible. Lunch was late but surprisingly enjoyable, but there was no tomato ketchup...jesus wept. I won't be returning any time soon...
  • its rubbish dont go people tersa may voted uot of the EU.
  • So 10 Downing Street was on my list as I have heard a lot abt the brand and the buzz created around it. Well the the ambiance, perfect eng bar... And it's huge Outer area is also very nicely done.. Staff is upto the mark well trained and polite with a smile Upset with the menu as all I saw was the normal kebabs chilly paneer spring rolls etc having an average taste Was expecting Abit more with a place like this