Maintaining the Royal Palaces

  • 35 Pages
  • 2.48 MB
  • English
Stationery Office , London
StatementReport by the Comptroller and Auditor General.
Series[HC] -- 563
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18463174M
ISBN 100105567876

Maintaining the Royal Palaces Costs met from the Figure 2 grant-in-aid in Total £ million Non-domestic rates £m Fire health and safety £m Supervision £m Utilities £m Minor maintenance £m Major maintenance projects £m Other (net) £m.

The Occupied Royal Palaces Estate (the Estate), which includes Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, is held in trust for the nation and used to support the official duties of The Sovereign.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is accountable to Parliament for the upkeep of the Estate, but has delegated day to day responsibility to the Royal Household. Historical Royal Palaces Books & Publications. This section includes books specifically related to the historic royal palaces in our care - The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace, all of which will inform.

Maintaining the Royal Palaces "I am very pleased to be able to present this first report of its kind and I am grateful to the Royal Household for their full co-operation. They are managing this work well." "I am very pleased to be able to present this first report of its kind and I am grateful to the Royal Household for their full co-operation.

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British royal residences are palaces, castles and houses occupied by members of the British royal family in the Unitedlike Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, are owned by the British monarch by virtue of his or her position as king or queen, while others like Balmoral Castle and Sandringham House are personally owned and have been passed down for generations.

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A great variety of books for all ages with many written by our curators and leading historians, to add authority and authenticity to your library. Royal Mansion of Psychiko, only Crown Prince Paul and Crown Princess Frederica residence, today private property, Athens; Tatoi Palace, or the "Royal Palace of Dekeleia" was the summer estate of the former Greek royal family, Athens; Queen's Tower, former royal estate held only by Queen Amalia, now private property, Athens.

Making a voluntary donation. Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity and we rely on the support of our visitors, members and donors. Our ticket prices include an optional 10% donation, which helps us to care for the palaces and give them a future as valuable as their past.

Historic Royal Palaces was originally set up in as an executive agency of the Department of the Environment. In it became an independent charity, which is contracted by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to manage the palaces on behalf of the arters: Hampton Court Palace.

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The independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court, the Banqueting /5(). Historic Royal Palaces. Select the quantity of the type of ticket(s) you would like to purchase below. David Souden is Head of Access and Learning at Historic Royal Palaces and a former Research Fellow in History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

Lucy Worsley is Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London/5(9). The Historic Royal Palaces Press Office manages all media and filming enquiries for the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, the Banqueting House on Whitehall and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland.

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This book presents new information about the fashions of the Tudor dynasty, offering fresh insight into their social and political milieu. Histories of Kings and Queens complement stories of unsung dressmakers, laundresses, and officials charged with maintaining and transporting the immense Tudor wardrobes from palace to palace.

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The Royal Family has offered a look at the painstaking work being carried out as part of Buckingham Palace's £million refurbishment. A two-minute video. Apologies for the delay in responding. My husband and I purchased an Historic Royal Palaces membership for our trip to London in September, We knew we would be visiting both the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace, and hoped to visit Banqueting House, and so we went for it.

Royal Palaces Of Europe book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. We communicate the history of the Danish Royal Palaces and Gardens, and the incredible experiences awaiting behind the castle walls and palace gardens.

Here is an overview of the castles and palaces, garden attractions, guided tours, web shop and the royal settings you can rent for private events. Visiting the Palaces and Royal Mansions offers a rare opportunity to take a journey back in time and see how the Royals lived. One of the nicest places to see the personal living quarters of members of the Royal Family as well as numerous photos, paintings and.

"The Department for Culture, Media and Sport does not have a firm grip on its responsibilities for maintaining the upkeep of the Occupied Royal Palaces. The Royal Household, to whom day-to-day responsibility has been delegated, thinks that it would cost £32 million to address the backlog of maintenance work that has built up.

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hamp ton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, and Kew Palace. It is the char one at each of its main sites. They currently ity’s aim to help everyone explore the.

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Sir Alan Reid KCVO, Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to The Queen. Historic Royal Palaces is a Registered Charity (No. ) Historic Royal Palaces reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice if comments are deemed to be spam, offensive, defamatory, libellous or attack a person individually.

The royal family’s independent commercial property arm, the Crown Estate, also returned £ million to the public Treasury in the last year, a £ million increase from the year before.

One of Britain's most famous royal residences, a Windsor Castle tour is a must-do. Before you head to the Queen's Windsor home, here are a few things you probably didn't know about the attraction.Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns since and today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch.

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