Admiralty Arch

Art Night: Admiralty Arch

Admiralty Arch
The Mall
London SW1A 2WH

Admiralty Arch is an iconic London landmark designed in memory of Queen Victoria by Sir Aston Webb. The Grade I listed building was originally used by the Navy, the Ministry of Defence and the Cabinet Office and was home to Sir Winston Churchill before he became Prime Minister. In 2012, Prime Investors Capital led a UK-based team of 20 British companies to purchase a 250-year lease of Admiralty Arch to restore it and convert it into a 100-room hotel, residences and private members' club.

Developed in response to the architecture and history of Admiralty Arch, Laure Prouvost creates an installation that includes recent work and new ideas.

Accessibility: no step-free access

How to get there

Entrance from Spring Gardens.

  • Public transport - Plan your journey using Transport for London's Journey Planner or call Transport for London on 020 7222 1234.
  • London Underground - The nearest tube station is Charing Cross (Northern, Bakerloo and British Rail lines). To reach Admiralty Arch from Charing Cross follow the signs for Trafalgar Square. Head through Admiralty Arch near the north east corner of the building.
  • Rail - The nearest train station is Charing Cross. Plan your journey with National Rail.
  • Bus - There is a bus stop on nearby Trafalgar Square or Cockspur Street. Please note that no bus services operate on The Mall. Bus Countdown information from Transport for London.
  • Bike - There are bike racks for locking bikes at the top of the Duke of York Steps. Directly behind the ICA on the corner of Waterloo place and Carlton House Terrace is a London Cycle Hire docking station. You can use Cyclestreets to plan your cycle journey.
  • Car - There is no parking on The Mall but the rounding of the road, on the west side of Admiralty Arch is available for dropping off passengers. There are car parks in Spring Gardens and Whitcombe St, both off Trafalgar Square and there are also metered parking bays in Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace.

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