Buckingham Palace is the official London residence
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the British monarch. The palace, originally known as Buckingham House (and still nicknamed Buck House by the royal family), was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 and entered into the possession of the royal family when acquired by King George III in 1762 as a private residence.
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Battersea Power Station Silhouette
25th January 1954: Battersea power station in London.
With dimensions of 160m x 170m, the roof of the boiler house 50m tall, and its four 103m tall, tapering chimneys, the station is a massive structure. The building comprises of two stations – Battersea ‘A' and Battersea ‘B', which were conjoined when the identical B section was completed in the 1950s, and it was the world's most thermally efficient building when it opened.
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Politics - Thatcher & council house buyer - 1980
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, 3rd right, hands over a copy of the deeds of 39 Amersham Road, Harold Hill, in Essex, to James Patterson (at front door) - the GLC's 12, 000 council house buyer. GLC leader Sir Horace Cutler (2nd left, beard) looks on. Also in the group, James's wife Maureen, left, their twin sons Vernon and Martin(spectacles), and daughter Leisa (stripes).