Buckingham Palace is set to undergo major renovations next year, a spokesperson for the Queen Elizabeth’s Household has revealed.
The Queen’s London residence will have essential building work carried out across a series of projects. Many of which will be for the first time in 60 years, expected to have a capital cost of £369million.
THE STARTING TIME.
The renovation work will start in April next year. The state visits and the garden parties will be held along with the construction. Also, the Queen will continue to live in the iconic palace.
THE POPULAR LANDMARK.
Buckingham Palace is one of United Kingdom’s most recognized attractions. It has over half a million people paying visit to the landmark every year.
THE MOVING OF THINGS.
“The Royal Family will have to move rooms and they are totally behind it,” a senior royal official told. “. She’s completely willing content to move around.
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THE SUPPORT OF THE FAMILY.
“The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and other members of the Royal Family are all fully aware of what is going on. They’re completely supportive. The Prince of Wales is taking a particular interest in the environmental side of it”.
The palace will be fit for purpose until 2067 when the work will be completed.The renovation includes parts like plumbing, electrics and other essential building services which have gone six decades without a comprehensive upgrade. Once essential projects are completed, there will also be a wing-by-wing renovation.
INCREASING THE FACILITIES PROVIDED.
The renovation is also expected to help increase public access and improve visitor facilities. As well as creating a more energy-efficient working environment. 300 people work there, including members of the royal family, so the working environment is to be constructed.