Houses of Parliament

London England United Kingdom

North 51° 30' 2" West 0° 7' 28"

Facts

Official name
Palace of Westminster
Construction start
1840
Construction complete
1876
Width
290 m
Victoria Tower
98 m
Central Tower
91 m

'Big Ben' Clock Tower

Official name
Elizabeth Tower
Construction start
1845
Construction complete
1859
Height
96 m
Diameter of the clock
6.9 m
Length of the clock hands
4.3 m & 2.7 m