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Property services in the English occupied royal palaces

Property services in the English occupied royal palaces

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- -- Homes and haunts -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain. Queen"s Household -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
    • Palaces -- Great Britain -- Maintenance.,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Dwellings -- Maintenance.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller and Auditor General.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. National Audit Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA660 .P76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1230807M
      ISBN 100102132941
      LC Control Number94232636
      OCLC/WorldCa29959471

      St. James’s Palace London. Although no longer used as a residence of the Sovereign, St. James’s Palace is the senior and official palace of the British Monarchy. Used primarily for official functions and office space, it also contains the London residences of The Princess Royal and Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy. Occupied Royal Palaces, such as Buckingham Palace, are not the private property of The Queen. They are occupied by the Sovereign and held in trust by Crown Estates for future generations.

      The Occupied Royal Palaces Estate (the Estate), which includes Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, is held in Trust for the Nation and used to support the official duties of The Sovereign. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (the Department) is accountable to Parliament for the upkeep of the Estate, but has delegated day to day.   Info The palace is closed for a time in the early summer when the Queen stays. Tickets for an adult cost £12 or £ for access to the Queen's Gallery there.

      Discover books inspired by the palaces in our care, learn about fascinating periods of British history, including our official palace guide books, children's books and more. A great variety of books for all ages with many written by our curators and leading historians, to add authority and authenticity to . Welcome to my encyclopedia of British Royal Palaces and royal builders. We know of around places in Britain that were royal houses at one time or another from the Saxons to the present day. This website is continually being updated as new evidence comes to light and new entries are being added all the time.


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The occupied royal residences are cared for and maintained by the Royal Household Property Section. The unoccupied royal palaces of England, along with Hillsborough Castle, are the responsibility Property services in the English occupied royal palaces book Historic Royal Palaces.

Unlike the other nations of the UK, there is no official residence for a member of the royal family in Wales. PROPERTY SERVICES IN THE ENGLISH OCCUPIED ROYAL PALACES Paragraphs Paragraph (a) The estimated value of the Royal Household’s creditors at the end of was around f million higher than at the start of the financial year.

The. million people visited the palaces in the –15 financial year. Occupied royal palaces, such as Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, are maintained by the Royal Household Property Section, and some are open to the public.

The organisation is jointly curated by Lucy Worsley and Tracy arters: Hampton Court Palace. The Crown-owned Windsor Castle has been a royal home and fortress for over years, and it is currently the largest occupied castle in the world.

The Queen uses the castle both as a. 5 Palaces in Europe owned by Royal Families 1. Buckingham Palace, UK. The home of Queen Victoria, the Buckingham Palace is a must visit. The palace has rooms which include staterooms where all the events and functions for visitors and tourists are held and royal guest bedroom and bathrooms.

The palace is meters long and 24 meters : Thomas Cook India. Maintaining the Occupied Royal Palaces "For a number of years, the grant given to run and maintain the Royal Palaces has been static – and has fallen significantly in real terms. The Royal Household is making efforts to be more efficient in how it uses its funds, but there is no measure of how effectively the Palaces are being maintained.

Royal Mansion of Psychiko, only Crown Prince Paul and Crown Princess Frederica residence, today private property, Athens; Tatoi Palace, or the "Royal Palace of Dekeleia" was the summer estate of the former Greek royal family, Athens; Queen's Tower, former royal estate held only by Queen Amalia, now private property, Athens.

n Receipts from visitors to the Palaces go to the Royal Collection Trust to maintain and conserve works of art in the Palaces, on display in The Queen’s Galleries or on loan to other institutions. The Property Section charges the Royal Collection Trust for the use of facilities at Windsor Castle (£ million in ).

Currently the Property. The Occupied Royal Palaces are Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace, Windsor Castle, and parts of Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Mews and the Home Park.

The Palaces are used to support the Sovereign’s role as Head of State and are held in Trust for the Nation by the Sovereign. The cost of maintaining the Palaces falls to the Government.

In –08, the Royal Collection Trust received over £27 million from visitors to the Occupied Royal Palaces, of which just £ million was passed to the Royal Household to top up the resources available to maintain the Palaces. The arrangement by which money paid by visitors to the Palaces goes to fund the Royal.

St James' Palace This is the official residence of Princess Anne and also contains the London residences of Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Alexandra. The interiors are remarkably striking, with a red brick exterior and four courtyards.

The Royal Lodge Prince Andrew moved into this room property back in Bagshot Park. Noordeinde Palace (Dutch: Paleis Noordeinde, pronounced [paːˌlɛis noːrtˈɛində]) is one of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal d in The Hague in the province of South Holland, it has been used as the official workplace of King Willem-Alexander since   It’s common knowledge that the British royal family lives in some of the most prestigious buildings in the world, like Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace.

However, the family owns a number of lesser-known residences throughout the United Kingdom. Whether they are properties owned by the monarchy or personally owned by individual members, many of these residences recall the. The Palacio Real de Madrid (literally: Royal Palace of Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid, but is only used for state ceremonies.

King Juan Carlos and the Royal Family do not reside in the palace, choosing instead the more modest Palacio de la Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid. The palace is owned by the Spanish State and administered by the. The official London residence of Britain’s reigning monarch, Westminster’s iconic Buckingham Palace has a surprisingly short history when compared with other royal palaces.

Originally built inBuckingham House was purchased as a royal residence by George III in as a comfortable family home for his wife, Queen Charlotte.

This grant is paid from the government to the Royal Family to cover expenses for official duties and looking after royal palaces. on the property. maintains the occupied royal palaces.

The Royal Family has come under fire after it emerged that Buckingham Palace would be undergoing £ million (about $ million) of renovations. While the Queen's administrative residence attracts millions of tourists every year and is undoubtedly a national icon, the news has left many wondering what taxpayers' money is truly being spent on.

St James Palace, London. This British Royal Palace was also built by King Henry VIII and is constructed on the site of an old leper hospital in London. This palace held prime importance for many years but was eventually superseded by Buckingham Palace. Part of the building was destroyed by fire in the early s but was rebuilt.

The finances of the British royal family come from a number of sources. The British government supports the monarch and some other members of the House of Windsor financially by means of the Sovereign Grant, a percentage of the annual profits of the Crown Estate which is intended to meet the costs of the sovereign's official expenditures.

This includes the costs of the upkeep of the various. This is a list of residences occupied by the British Royal family, noting the seasons of the year they are traditionally occupied. Members of the British Royal Family live in many different residences around the United Kingdom.

Some are royal palaces, owned by the state and held in trust by the monarch; others are privately owned. A monastic property on the route between London and Dover converted into a royal residence entered through a handsome gatehouse Eltham Palace occupied an elevated site in south east London just four miles from Greenwich.

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, was one of England’s oldest royal houses occupied by the Saxon monarchs before the Norman.A Royal home and fortress for over years, Windsor Castle, the largest occupied castle in the world, remains a working palace today.

The Queen uses the Castle both as a private home, where she usually spends the weekend, and as an official Royal residence at which she undertakes certain formal duties.1 This report is about the maintenance of the Occupied Royal Palaces, and is 7 Overall, since taking over the management of property services, the Royal Household have contained their grant-in-aid expenditure within the limits set by liaise with English Heritage.

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