Houses of Parliament


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Houses of Parliament:

see Westminster PalaceWestminster Palace
or Houses of Parliament,
in Westminster, London. The present enormous structure, of Neo-Gothic design, was built (1840–60) by Sir Charles Barry to replace an aggregation of ancient buildings almost completely destroyed by fire in 1834.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Peers were debating plans to refurbish the Houses of Parliament, which were built between 1840 and 1876 and require repairs if they are to remain in use.
Yesterday, Britain's most senior police officer said the streets around the Houses of Parliament could be pedestrianised in a bid prevent terror attacks.
Highlights & inclusions Visit and afternoon Tea at the Houses of Parliament Entrance to the Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum Panoramic sightseeing tour of London Leisure time in London two nights' bed and buffet breakfast accommodation at the St Giles Hotel, London or the Holiday Inn, London West Coach travel from the local area Escorted by a friendly tour manager QUOTE BPM Call 0330 160 7727 Visit bpm.newmarketholidays.co.uk
This document is presented to both houses of Parliament during the Budget Session.
Price Includes z Private coach travel from your local area z One night's stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast z Entrance & guided tour of the Houses of Parliament z Entrance to Buckingham Palace z Free time in London
Entrance & guided tour of the Houses of Parliament Visits to Royal Windsor & Henley-on-Thames Free time in London Services of our Tour Manager Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Four nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Flight on the Coca Cola London Eye Entrance to Buckingham Palace and the Fashioning a Reign exhibition Call our Holiday Advisors here in the UK Code DR 0330 1344 410 www.diamondhols.co.uk Operated by Diamond Holidays.
"The governor-general has accepted my advice to dissolve both houses of parliament effective tomorrow...and call the election on July 2," Turnbull said in televised a press conference after visiting Peter Cosgrove approximately an hour earlier.
Offer SAVE 10% THE QUEEN'S 90TH BIRTHDAY Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament & the London Eye days from PS289, 12 Aug & 2 Sept 2016 Price Includes Private coach travel from your local area Three nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Flight on the Coca Cola London Eye Entrance guided tour of the Houses of Parliament Entrance to Buckingham Palace and the Fashioning a Reign exhibition Visits Royal Windsor & Henley-on-Thames Free time in London Call 0330 134 4156 Visit www.liv.diamondhols.co.uk QUOTE LV Operated by Diamond Holidays.
PUPILS have learned first hand about how the country is run after visiting the Houses of Parliament.
THEY'VE caused the Houses of Parliament to blow up and filled an ancient Greek amphitheatre - now visual effects specialist Milk is set to open a second studio in Cardiff.