Mansion House †

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City of London, City, London EC4N 8BH
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Open by appointment only for visits by organised groups (minimum 15 people, maximum 40). Applications should be made in writing to the Principal Assistant, Mansion House.

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Mansion HouseMansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the first Lord Mayor to take up residence in 1752. This fine example of a grand Georgian town palace continues to fulfil this function more than two centuries later. After the Great Fire of London in 1666 plans were discussed to create the palace but the actual building did not begin until 1739. After much discussion over the selection of the site, the design and the architect a classical Palladian style was decided on with ornate gold trim Corinthian columns and the grand Egyptian Hall for banqueting. The title of this great hall can cause confusing as it is not and never has been Egyptian in style, instead it's a reflection of the Roman dining halls in Egypt. Now, its large, high ceilinged spaces make it a suitably grandiose site for some of the City of London's official functions. The most recent of a number of extensive repair programmes was in 1991-3 and the result earned a number of conservation awards.

Mansion House events

The Lord Mayor's ShowThe Lord Mayor's ShowThe new Lord Mayor and dozens of colourful floats and performers parade.2019-11-09T11:00:00+00002019-11-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Mansion House, † City of London† † † EC4N 8BH
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The Lord Mayor's Show

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Bank Tube Station
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Cannon Street Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Whitechapel Overground Station
24 minutes walk
Car Parks

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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
1 minutes walk
Thames Exchange NCP
5 minutes walk

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £78† 34% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 4 minutes from Mansion House
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £93† 29% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 4 minutes from Mansion House
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 27% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 9 minutes from Mansion House
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Mansion House
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent organ ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Mansion House
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Mansion House
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Mansion House
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 2 minutes from Mansion House
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 2 minutes from Mansion House
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters, the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a ... More
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 3 minutes from Mansion House
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
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Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 1st October 2018 to 31st July 2019 - 10am-5pm
Mansion House, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 2 minutes from Mansion House
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Meet Ollie Ollerton at Waterstones Leadenhall Market
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 1st May 2019 - 12.30pm
Mansion House, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 5 minutes from Mansion House
Meet ex Special Forces Soldier and TV Host Ollie Ollerton as he signs copies of his book 'Break Point'...More
Meet Edd China at Waterstones Leadenhall Market
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 16th May 2019 - 12.30pm
Mansion House, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 5 minutes from Mansion House
Meet TV host and mechanic extraordinaire Edd China as he signs copies of 'Grease Junkie'!...More
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Mansion House
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Mansion House
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from Mansion House
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Mansion House
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Mansion House
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
10 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Mansion House
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
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1 Lombard Street - Restaurant
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
1 Lombard Street, Bank, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Mansion House
1 Lombard Street was once a banking hall, something that is reflected in the wealthy City types who pack out its plush back dining room. There's ... More
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Coq d'Argent
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
1 Poultry, Bank, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Mansion House
The City of London does many things well, but green space is not one of them. So, when summer strikes the suits roll up their sleeves ... More
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
8 Old Jewry, City, London EC2R | 2 minutes from Mansion House
Brasserie ... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Mansion House
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 16 minutes from Mansion House
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Mansion House
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 7 minutes from Mansion House
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Mansion House
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Mansion House
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Mansion House
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Mansion House
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 10 minutes from Mansion House
Gastropub... More
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All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Mansion House
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
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Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 2 minutes from Mansion House
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Mansion House
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Mansion House
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Mansion House
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Mansion House
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