Queen Victoria Memorial
Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, Buckingham Palace replaced St James's Palace as the monarch's official London residence in...
Changing of the Guard
This is a London ‘must see’ – if you actually get to see anything from among the crowds. The old guard (Foot Guards of the Household...
Learn the the history of the five regiments of foot guards and their role in military campaigns from Waterloo onwards at this little...
Queen's Gardens · interesting places nearby
Queen Victoria Memorial information
Not many public buildings of note were built during the first 15 years of the 20th century, apart from Admiralty Arch (1910) in the Edwardian baroque style of Aston Webb (1849–1930), who also designed the 1911 Queen Victoria Memorial opposite Buckingham Palace and worked on the front facade of the palace itself.