Buckingham Gate

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Buildings on Buckingham Gate

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

Location[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

The Buckingham Gate drill halls stood at No. 59, the regimental headquarters of the London Scottish (regiment) (1886-1985).[1] This served as the location for the British Wreck Commissioner's inquiry into the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912.

Embassies[edit]

There are a number of diplomatic missions on the road:

Businesses[edit]

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[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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