TQ3079 : County Hall, Westminster

taken 4 months ago, near to Lambeth, Great Britain

County Hall, Westminster
County Hall, Westminster
Looking across the River Thames and the Westminster Pier to the London Eye LinkExternal link and the County Hall. The building was built from 1906 (and extended several times later) to house the London County Council (LCC), the local government for what are now the inner London boroughs. After the formation of the Greater London Council (GLC) in 1965, it continued to be used as the seat of the successor body. After the GLC's dissolution in 1986, the building was sold off to private investors and today houses two hotels, restaurants, an aquarium and other tourist attractions. When a city-wide tier of regional government for London was re-introduced in 2000 in the form of the Greater London Authority (GLA), City Hall was built opposite the Tower of London to house its headquarters.

In the foreground, the south end of Westminster Pier can be seen. There are several landing stages along its length, both for scheduled river services and for sightseeing tours LinkExternal link . The passengers boarding the ship are embarking on the latter.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  People, Events  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3061 7981 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.1286N 0:7.1784W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3031 7970
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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