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Forum: British Royal Residences 11-09-2017, 09:44 AM
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It was always communicated that Buckingham Palace...

It was always communicated that Buckingham Palace has to undergo essential refurbishment. "The refurbishment will renew the palace’s very outdated boilers, 100 miles of electrical cable, some of it...
Forum: British Royal Residences 06-26-2017, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Great achievement! A side question: the last...

Great achievement!

A side question: the last picture shows a doube gilded monogram at the gates of Buckingham Palace, I suppose the ones leading to the Cour. Whose monogram is it? George V ?
Forum: British Royal Residences 06-17-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Today saw the balcony scene at Buckingham Palace...

Today saw the balcony scene at Buckingham Palace for the Queen's Birthday Parade. I have seen it for years, those shoddy things behind the windows, and it surprised me no one replaced it: the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 02-26-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
For once Mr Hardcastle had a good idea. There are...

For once Mr Hardcastle had a good idea. There are so many splendid royal residences but the most ugly one is the face of the monarchy... A not to miss opportunity to shove that money-swallowing...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The building remains intact. Original stones will...

The building remains intact. Original stones will be re-used. The "rubbish" will be the old boilers, the led pipings, the rotten wooden beams, the cracked tiles, the rusty pipes, the asbestos plates,...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It will remain a fantasy but it would be...

It will remain a fantasy but it would be wonderful to tear down that awful East Wing (the fašade) and restore the open quadrangle structure including the Marble Arch.
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Place the staff in empty offices (plenty of these...

Place the staff in empty offices (plenty of these in London) for the duration of the works. For representation the Queen can use Clarence House, St James' Palace, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court and...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
In the Netherlands the whole monumental complex...

In the Netherlands the whole monumental complex of Parliament will be "evacuated" for the duration of the extensive restoration. The amount to be spent is higher than for Buckingham Palace.

The...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Haha, that is a good one! I have the...

Haha, that is a good one!



I have the idea it will be cheaper ßnd quicker when the Queen leaves Buckingham Palace and replace her court to Windsor, St James, Clarence House, whatever, for the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The costs are gigantic but in my opnion the...

The costs are gigantic but in my opnion the figures seem in line with current or recent restorations of other palaces.

The 17th C Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, much smaller than Buckingham Palace...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-29-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I visited Buckingham Palace in October and...

I visited Buckingham Palace in October and through the Potemkin-like facade it was visible the building was in serious need for an intensive restoration. I saw broken rooftiles, moulded parts on the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 07-25-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The Spanish royal family does not live at the...

The Spanish royal family does not live at the Palacio Real de Madrid, the Palacio Real de Aranjuez, the Palacio Real de la Granja de San Ildefonso, the Palacio Real de El Pardo, the Palacio Real de...
Forum: British Royal Residences 03-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It is fake. No any of the dozens of tourists...

It is fake. No any of the dozens of tourists outside has filmed it. No any arrest has been reported. No any guard has seen anything. No any newspaper has reported an intruder.
Forum: British Royal Residences 03-01-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,466
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Nothing, the video is fake (a hoax). There are no...

Nothing, the video is fake (a hoax). There are no reports of an arrest, no any tourist has filmed it with the smartphone, there is no cctv-image, nothing. Just fake.
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