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Forum: British Royal Residences 02-06-2019, 12:48 PM
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Posted By wyevale
I agree, works on this scale have precise...

I agree, works on this scale have precise schedules and timings, and the removal of the Princess Anne's offices will be in accordance with [and pursuant to] these plans.
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-09-2017, 07:51 AM
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Posted By wyevale
This example is 'well chosen' being in the same...

This example is 'well chosen' being in the same style as, [and essentially] being by the same 'team' [Morell and Seddon] that did the interiors at Buckingham Palace for George IV.
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-08-2017, 06:00 PM
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Posted By wyevale
I hope the opportunity will be taken [pursuant to...

I hope the opportunity will be taken [pursuant to the necessary 'essential works'] to restore the State and semi-state Rooms to something closer to the architects original intentions. Over the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 08-31-2017, 02:14 PM
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Posted By wyevale
Not 'the sharpest knife in the Drawer' then.......

Not 'the sharpest knife in the Drawer' then.... [No member of the Royal Family was at either Windsor or Buckingham Palace]
Forum: British Royal Residences 06-27-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 628
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Posted By wyevale
I assume the Monogram is that of George V, during...

I assume the Monogram is that of George V, during whose Reign the Gates were created as part of the programme of works creating the Victoria memorial [1911] and re-fronting the Palace [1913].
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-27-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 628
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Posted By wyevale
Al Bina - SOME do, but most recognise that a...

Al Bina -

SOME do, but most recognise that a building belonging to the State is the responsibility of the State's to maintain, regardless of whom the State chooses as its 'tenant'. I note the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 628
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Posted By wyevale
In short 'a stitch in time, saves NINE' !

In short 'a stitch in time, saves NINE' !
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
Craftspeople could do WONDERS with that stuff,...

Craftspeople could do WONDERS with that stuff, and the desire of visitors to 'own a bit of Buckingham Palace' is not to be underestimated.
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
I'd like that too.. but it would remove forever...

I'd like that too.. but it would remove forever the Balcony appearances that are SO much a part of British Royal life..
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-19-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
Anyone with a marketing bent could find a way of...

Anyone with a marketing bent could find a way of making recycled souvenirs out of all the bits they take out - pens from pipes, baskets from wire etc. And sell them to tourists with a certificate of...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
As a Londoner I seriously CANNOT think of a...

As a Londoner I seriously CANNOT think of a viable location.. St James' ? {too small], KP?[too small and occupied] Hampton Court ? {too distant, and open to the Public, Lancaster House ? [ FAR too...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 09:56 AM
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Posted By wyevale
IF the Court moved to Windsor for 'the duration'....

IF the Court moved to Windsor for 'the duration'. so would all the staff who live/work there must move too Where would they be accommodated ?

If the Court moves to St James', these people would...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
10 years of employment for skilled craftsmen &...

10 years of employment for skilled craftsmen & women, and an opportunity to return the State Apartments to the richly coloured appearance originally intended by the Architects and George IV, rather...
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-18-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
The state providing 370 million to refurbish...

The state providing 370 million to refurbish Buckingham Palace is outrageous..

A premier League Football team could buy at least two players with that money !!
Forum: British Royal Residences 11-29-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
No matter the justice of their cause [and...

No matter the justice of their cause [and undeniably they are rightly aggrieved] this stunt will do it no favours. Actually they are not on the roof of the Palace proper, but on the roof of the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 06-24-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
To me... the vast difference to visiting a LIVED...

To me... the vast difference to visiting a LIVED [as well as worked] in house is made obvious by many visits to historic houses that this country is SO richly endowed with.The difference between...
Forum: British Royal Residences 03-28-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
Buckingham Palace

Details from the Queen's Audience Room at Buckingham Palace

https://i57.tinypic.com/2v2xoig.jpg -One of the curtains in the Queen's Audience Room at Buckingham Palace. The design of the border with...
Forum: British Royal Residences 10-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
During the period OTT Palace building was all the...

During the period OTT Palace building was all the rage {1650-1830 } British society was effectively run by a powerful Whig aristocracy, headed by a Monarch who, although powerful had neither the...
Forum: British Royal Residences 07-30-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 154,361
Posted By wyevale
It would be interesting to know if staff at the...

It would be interesting to know if staff at the White House, or the Elysee have the run of the pool ?

As others have said this is thw Queens HOME, and i think it is very decent of her to open the...
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