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19 May 2018
“Wonderful, light, airy building with great art work”
7 Nov 2017
“Quick Visit Prior To Visit To Westminster ”
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Portcullis House Bridge Street, London SW1A 2LW, England
Westminster
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes the building's atrium and portraits of leaders are interesting. was it worth 50 minutes of queues waiting in the wind around the building on Open House? Not so much.

Thank E-Haifa
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I so much enjoyed visiting Portcullis House for a meeting here and was very impressed indeed with the building itself which is wonderfully light and airy. One can walk through the corridors appreciating art work relating to famous politicians and political events of the past....More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Visited here when I was on part of an organised trip to Westminster & Elizabeth Tower. Security (as you would expect) is tight as you go in. We had about 45mins prior to meeting guide so was able to walk around this bright airy building....More

Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great place for a meeting. Bright and airy inside. The security staff were efficient and friendly without being obtrusive. There can be queues at busy times so be prepared to wait if necessary.

Thank Bishy008
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Good facilities in general. If you go to a session you may find it hard to find drinking water. Hydrate before entry.

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It is a working building, but still manages a wow factor. Inside has great natural light and is nice for lunch. The meeting rooms are functional but still have a parliamentary feel to them.

Thank BevsMelodies
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I was lucky to be invited for lunch on the terrace. Food was very good indeed. Good choice of starters and main course very good. Great view of London which made this more special.

Thank maggie m
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We entered Portcullis House on a visit to the Queen Elizabeth House. The inside is bright and airy with lots of plants and seating areas. Lots of hustle & bustle and good for Mp spotting. Nipped upstairs to use the loos and was impressed by...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Among the newest (if not the newest) of Parliament's office buildings is quite a departure from some of the very plain annexes and from the neo-gothic, iconic Palace of Westminster. Portcullis's design (particularly the interior) and materials are thoroughly interesting and modern. A helpful pamphlet...More

2  Thank diploconcierge
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This large building, directly above the entrance to Westminster Underground Station, was commissioned in 1992 and was opened by The Queen in 2001. It cost £235million (well over budget) and is an impressive modern structure which was needed to supplement the limited accommodation in the...More

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