The Victoria Tower

A purpose-built home

Why was the Victoria Tower built? Find out how a purpose-built home was constructed for Parliamentary records after the fire of 1834

Storing the records

How have the records in the Victoria Tower been conserved since arriving there?

Rebuilding the Tower's interior

The interior of the Victoria Tower suffered from several problems after the Second World War, such as a lack of heating, ventilation and light. How were these difficulties solved?

Preserving the Tower's exterior

The Victoria Tower continues to house the records of Parliament today. Find out how the Tower was restored after the Second World War.

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Victoria Tower virtual tour

The Victoria Tower was completed in May 1860 and designed to house Parliament’s historic records. Explore the Tower now...

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