Buildings on Buckingham Gate

Buckingham Gate is a street in Westminster London, England near Buckingham Palace.

Location

At the north-west end is a junction with Buckingham Palace Road and Birdcage Walk opposite Buckingham Palace. At the south-east end is a junction with Victoria Street. The Wellington Barracks are to the north-east. The street is designated as part of the B323 road.

Transport

The nearest London Underground stations are London Victoria station and St. James's Park tube station; both are close to the south-east end of the street.

History

The Buckingham Gate drill halls stood at No. 58 and No. 59. No. 59 was the regimental headquarters of the London Scottish[1] and also served as the location for the British Wreck Commissioner's inquiry into the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912.

Embassies

There are a number of diplomatic missions on the road:

Businesses

There are several restaurants in Buckingham Gate. Currently, there is Bistro at the St. James Court, A Taj Hotel London St. James, the Quilon Indian restaurant at No. 41, The Zander cocktail bar is at No. 45, and Bongusto Italian restaurant at No. 75.

References

  1. ^ "Blue plaque". Londonremembers.com. Retrieved 2 January 2017.

External links

  • Hong Kong Association and Society

Coordinates: 51°29′55″N 0°08′16″W / 51.49861°N 0.13778°W / 51.49861; -0.13778