The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the two Houses of Parliament in the city of London and is one of the most iconic structures in the United Kingdom.

Anyone who has seen this famous building in the last year will have noticed that it has been covered in scaffolding. This is because works on the Elizabeth Clock Tower and other parts of the exterior are being carried out on the building which was built between 1840 – 1876.

This however, is just the tip of the iceberg. Whilst exterior works are underway a £3.5bn interior project has been planned to take place in 2025.

Read the rest of the blog by David Hemming, Deputy Managing Director, Strategic Estates, UK Parliament on the Arras People website.