08 May 2019

First images of temporary House of Commons Chamber revealed

Design proposals for Parliament’s Northern Estate are being launched for consultation today.

These plans are essential to enable the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster.

Plans will include a new temporary House of Commons Chamber, as well as work-space for all 650 MPs and their staff within a single secure site.

The plans follow the decision of Parliament in 2018 to temporarily move out of the Palace of Westminster. This will allow essential building work to take place, estimated to start in the mid-2020s.

The Northern Estate

The Northern Estate is a group of buildings along Parliament Street and Whitehall.

For more details view the consultation document and tell us what you think.

The Summary of Proposals is available on the Northern Estate site, and planning information is available on the Westminster City Council site with