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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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  • In the old days you could go into this narrow street and may be lucky to greet Churchill or McMillan. Security has been further enhanced since my last visit. A sea of armed guards and roadblocks are preventing this now. Now we have to make do with TV-clips.
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  • I don't think it is even worth taking a detour to see Downing Street. You'll only see No 10 from afar and hopefully you got better things to do than waiting for the PM to come out. 
  • If you look at the newsreels you will see people standing on the opposite pavement.Now days you cannot get nearer than the security gates at the entrance. 
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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