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We will be launching the 2022 programme in mid-August

10 Downing Street

William Kent

place
10 Downing Street, SW1A 2AA
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Toilets, Disabled access, Photography is not permitted on site

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Westminster, Embankment
train
Nearest train: Charing Cross, Waterloo
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Bus routes: 12, 24, 88, 11, 453, 3, 87, 159
10 Downing Street has been the residence of British Prime Ministers since 1735. Behind its famous black door the most important decisions affecting Britain for the last 284 years have been taken.

Events

Saturday 4th September
Ballot Tour
schedule Time: 11am to 1pm
group Capacity: 24
by public ballot ONLY
Ballot Tour
schedule Time: 2pm to 4pm
group Capacity: 24
by public ballot ONLY

Design

Original design
Sir Christopher Wren, 1684
Refurbishment
William Kent, 1735
Refurbishment
Kenton Couse, 1780
Extension
Sir John Soane, 1825
Restoration
Raymond Erith, 1963
Refurbishment
Quinlan Terry, 1980
Type
government
Period
Georgian