Downing Street

G. Downing, diplomat and general, had four or five houses built in this cul-de-sac around 1680. «10 Downing Street» has been the Prime Minister's official residence (as well as his office) since Walpole moved there in 1731. No. 11 houses the Chancellor of the Exchequer (the Finance Minister).

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Nearby tourist attractions

Old Treasury
Old Treasury
Barry created TheOld Treasury dates
15 minutes
The Cenotaph
The Cenotaph
This very simple Lutyens monument was
30 minutes
Whitehall
Whitehall
The thoroughfare made up of Whitehall
60 minutes
Churchill War Rooms
Churchill War Rooms
This shelter, designed to protect
120 minutes
Scottish Office and Welsh Office
Scottish Office and Welsh Office
Two fine 18C houses open to the street.
15 minutes
Richmond Terrace
Richmond Terrace
To the south of the Ministry of Defence,
15 minutes
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Old Treasury
Old Treasury
Barry created TheOld Treasury dates
15 minutes
The Cenotaph
The Cenotaph
This very simple Lutyens monument was
30 minutes
Whitehall
Whitehall
The thoroughfare made up of Whitehall
60 minutes
See all