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
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The Cenotaph
The Cenotaph
This very simple Lutyens monument was
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Whitehall
Whitehall
The thoroughfare made up of Whitehall
1:00
Churchill War Rooms
Churchill War Rooms
This shelter, designed to protect
2:00
Scottish Office and Welsh Office
Scottish Office and Welsh Office
Two fine 18C houses open to the street.
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Richmond Terrace
Richmond Terrace
To the south of the Ministry of Defence,
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Old Treasury
Old Treasury
Barry created TheOld Treasury dates
0:15
The Cenotaph
The Cenotaph
This very simple Lutyens monument was
0:30
Whitehall
Whitehall
The thoroughfare made up of Whitehall
1:00
See all