The Collection

Explore a selection of items from the Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts collection.

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

Pugin designed thousands of different types of furniture for the Palace of Westminster in his distinctive gothic revival style. Discover some of the highlights of the collection.


Find out more about the variety of historic silver items in the collection. Some of which were made specifically for the Palace of Westminster.

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott designed the new House of Commons Chamber complete with new furniture and fittings in the 1940s. Discover a few of the items he designed.

Contact Us


The Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts team receives a large number of enquiries. The Office will endeavour to answer your enquiry within 10 working days of receipt. Some requests for information may take longer.

All enquiries are dealt with in the order that they are received.

Please note that the Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts team is not able to forward any emails on to MPs or Peers.