Government Offices Great George Street (Her Majesty's Treasury) London, England

Begun in 1898, this massive Baroque-Revival building houses Her Majesty's Treasury, various other government offices, and the Churchill War Rooms. It was from a small balcony on the east facade that Churchill greeted jubilant crowds gathered in Whitehall on V-E Day.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
387147
NHLE ID
1066103
Names
Government Offices Great George Street (Her Majesty's Treasury)
Coordinates
51.5017810° N, 0.1290640° W

Location Map

Map showing the location of Government Offices Great George Street (Her Majesty's Treasury), London, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Government Offices Great George Street (Her Majesty's Treasury), London, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

8 May 1945
V-E Day in London: Churchill greets crowds in Whitehall
5 Feb 1970
New Government Offices (Hm Treasury) and Archway Link with Foreign Office at E End of King Charles Street; New Government Offices and Arc designated a Grade II listed building
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Listed Building Data

Government Offices Great George Street (Her Majesty's Treasury) is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1066103
Grade
II*
Name
NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICES (HM TREASURY) AND ARCHWAY LINK WITH FOREIGN OFFICE AT EAST END OF KING CHARLES STREET NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND ARCHWAY LINK WITH FOREIGN OFFICE AT EAST END OF KING CHARLES STREET
Location
NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICES (HM TREASURY) AND ARCHWAY LINK WITH FOREIGN OFFICE AT EAST END OF KING CHARLES STREET, WHITEHALL SW1NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND
Grid Reference
TQ 29956 79753