Whitehall conservation area is situated in the east of the city of Westminster, and is centred along Whitehall and Parliament Street and the complex of buildings that run either side, between St James's Park and the River Thames.
Home to Downing Street, the remaining banqueting house from Whitehall Palace and the Cabinet War Rooms, this conservation area is well-known beyond Westminster. Whitehall itself forms the ceremonial route linking Trafalgar Square and the Palace of Westminster and is dominated by strong built frontages lining the street. To the west is Horse Guard's Parade with its large courtyard that opens onto St James's Park beyond. The eastern boundary runs along the River Thames and Victoria Embankment where green space is found in this otherwise built-up area.
Whitehall was first designated as part of the Government Precinct Conservation Area in 1969. The Whitehall Conservation Area was designated in 1987.
|Publications and Documents:|
|Whitehall Mini Guide|
|Whitehall Conservation Area Audit|
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