Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster

The Restoration and Renewal Programme has been established to tackle the significant work that needs to be done to protect the heritage of the Palace of Westminster and ensure it can continue to serve as home to the UK Parliament in the 21st century and beyond.

Find out more about the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme (external site). The links below will also take you to the external site.

News

Keep up to date with the latest news and developments on the Restoration and Renewal Programme.

Background to the Programme

Read more information about the Restoration and Renewal Programme, including the condition of the Palace of Westminster and programme timeline.

Palace of Westminster: Videos showing why work is needed

A series of short videos has been produced, which provide a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the condition of the Palace and the challenges facing those tasked with maintaining it. Factsheets on the Palace are also available in this section.

Frequently asked questions

Read frequently asked questions about the Restoration and Renewal Programme.

Images of the condition of the Palace of Westminster

View images of the condition of the Palace of Westminster, including the mechanical, electrical and public health systems, the basement, and other key areas of the building.

Timeline of major works to the Palace

Read the timeline of major works to Palace of Westminster covering the period from c.1045 to the present day.

Contact

For more information about the Restoration and Renewal Programme, email the Programme Team.

For media enquiries, call 020 7219 8716 or email the Communications Team.

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