Somerset House London Overview
Somerset House is a Historical building located in Strand, London. The constriction of this building started in 1776. The landlord of the house is Somerset House Trust. The architecture of the building was Sir William Chambers. The building is related to Duke of Somerset. The Somerset Palace serve as filming location for various films like James Bond GoldenEye and Tomorrow Never Dies, Shanghai Knights, The Private Life of Sherlock House, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Sleepy Hollow and many more.
Somerset House London History
In 1537, the construction of the palace started by Edward Seymour, Lord Protector and Duke of Somerset. They want to build the palace was on the banks of Thames. The ownership of the palace was transmitted to crown in 1552. Princess Elizabeth lives in the palace until 1558In 2000, the River Terrace opened for public. In 2001, the American band Lambchop also performed the first gig in Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court. The London fashion week 2009 also took place in the house. Somerset House Studios launched in 2016.
Somerset House London Facilities
The historic palace provides various facilities to visitors named as ramps, accessible lift, assisted wheelchair access, automatic doors, bathrooms, audible alarms systems and many more. There are several restaurants and café bar situated in the building named as Bryn Williams, Fortnum’s Lodge, Pennethorne’s, Hei Coffe, Skate Lounge and spring. Bryn Williams provides several products to customers named as grilled cauliflower, golden raisin, capers, soft polenta and many more. The online shop of the Somerset house provides several items to visitors related to Books, Posters and Paints, Homeware, Fashion, Toys and Games.