Buckingham Palace removes historic wallpaper to protect it from building works

Buckingham Palace removes historic wallpaper to protect it from building works

17.2.2020

Buckingham Palace removes historic wallpaper to protect it from building works

The Chinese floral design will be rehung in the Yellow Drawing Room after renovations of the East Wing are complete.

Why you can trust Sky News Conservationists have begun removing some of Buckingham Palace's historic wallpaper in a bid to protect it from ongoing refurbishment work. The rare 19th-century Chinese wallpaper, which adorns the Yellow Drawing Room in the palace's East Wing, is currently being removed piece-by-piece amid fears that vibrations from nearby renovations would damage it. It was hung in the drawing room after Queen Mary discovered it in storage at Brighton Pavilion after the First World War, and will be rehung once works are complete. Once it is removed, the paper will be taken to a studio to undergo its own restoration. Image: Furniture has already been removed from the East Wing to make way for the project Allyson McDermott, a wallpaper conservator, said it was perfect timing for the refurbishment as the"very fragile" paper was"desperately in need of conservation". Advertisement "This is just a wonderful opportunity to do it whilst all the work is being carried out round the palace," she added. Buckingham Palace is currently undergoing a £369m refurbishment project which will tackle each wing over a period of ten years. More from UK Read more: Sky News

Is it going to have flammable cladding to save money? And also £4bn was spend refurbing parliament last year, yet still no money for the homeless.. They do look after themselves though obviously, Heartless lot...... mentalhealth homelessness knifecrime protectingkidsfuture 🤷‍♂️a necessary refurb? Notice ‘austerity’ applies to only some. They can find the money when they want. And still the bootlickers with no pennies to rub together or a pot to piss in, will fawn over these parasites whilst blaming immigrants and the EU for their shite lives.

Perhaps the monarchy should be standing on its own two feet with regards monies? Not quite sure why the taxpayer should be covering this when the owner/occupier is worth £billions!? abolishthemonarchy 1)Major tourist attractions bringing money into the country 2)Home of your Queen. Oh wow glad to see the queen pay for something!.....oh wait

The hell is this GRENFELL?

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🤯🤬 Leaches the lot of em Any money for Grenfell or nah? TEAR IT DOWN Just knock the shithole down People are dying on the streets. We can't even afford our politicians, we'd be fucked if we had a monarchy too. 🗣️ GRENFELL remember grenfell? Oh fantastic news. Brilliant.

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Grenfell? NHS? Child poverty? This place is ridiculous ira do your thing bro, bomb the hoor Oh how the other half live any of this going to grenfell? But How are we gunna pay for it? Absolute fucking joke. Absolute joke. Are you taking the piss? Fuck the monarchy 🤠 So in fact Dave did not lie ! Where is the money for Grenfell?

Grenfell could've easily been avoided but the queen would rather have new wallpaper

Female protesters fling red paint at Mexico's presidential palaceProtesters spray-painted slogans such as 'femicide state' and 'We won't be silenced' on the doorway of the National Palace in Mexico City with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador inside. The pictures are horrifying and shocking! That poor girl didn't deserve that❤ What the hell is going down in Mexico? Why would they do such a thing?

Should be reclaimed and turned into a place of sanctuary for London's homeless. Use dust sheet like the rest of us I assume the large right wing will take longest 😬 Grenfell? People want to speak to about knife crime why don’t they take some this money to invest in rehabilitation and youth centres in poverty areas.

while the victims of grenfell still need homes indywales why would it be different if you had your own government you’d still have corrupt people in power spending all your hard earned welsh cash on shit welsh projects and everyday people would still suffer. Absolute power corrupts absolutely bUt ThE rOyAlS bRiNg In So MuCh ReVeNuE 🤐

Who approves this shit?! Concentrating on the right wing no doubt

Female protesters fling red paint at Mexico's presidential palaceProtesters spray-painted slogans such as 'femicide state' and 'We won't be silenced' on the doorway of the National Palace in Mexico City with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador inside. So sad. What a country!!! So bloody selfish, as is all of feminism. ' woman was skinned and dismembered'. WTAF!

£369million of tax payers money..... TAX PAYERS MONEY. A joke One word 'WHY' Austerity for the plebs. Millions for the Royals! BrexitShambles UK. Why not just knock it down and save all that money being wasted on a building that wont be needed soon anyway. The royals will be abolished when the queen dies. Personally I'd abolish them now. Why wait?

this country is a living fucking parody. What does she need to refurbish. Waste of money. Put it to better use and make this country a better place and not spend on it on something sooo stupid as that. Hope the shit house burns to the ground Disgusting waste of money give it to the people that need it Wow not exactly subtle when thousands of people are waking up with no homes or belongings.... how great would it be that this money was given to those in GenuineNeed of repair & restoration work after the floods? ........ Insulting insensitive Selfish!!

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Priorities... Shame on you all. What about all those people around the country who are totally flooded without any funding. While they are homeless people all over the country, poor people, unemployed people, no jobs. Who is the biggest benefit thief in the U.K. I maintain my home. I do what I can and deal with any issues when they come up, I save if it's a big job. This lot should do the same, not leave it till tax payers £ for it. No place for monarchy in modern democracy

Just how much did they suffer in the recent floods? Ohhh!! And whose paying for all of this? Yep, the oppressed working classes and minorities of this country, supporting this white patriarchal show family Place needs knocking down The Royal Family thanks every British Taxpayer for making this possible. 😏

Is it not time for royals to live within their means like the rest of us? Or did Tories only mean poor people when they said that? New wallpaper for them, foodbanks for us! Disgusting..

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Probably taking out the cameras Andrew and Epstein installed.. Will have to work a few more days overtime to pay for it. Absolute knocks me sick this. The country's on its arse yet millions can be found for the elite. I can't say what I really feel as I'm sure the twitter police would ban me. Prioritys in this country are pathetic

.... Lets start a debate Magic money tree only bears fruit when the royals need it yeah? WHY the country is literally floundering cos yall voted for a brexit that we didn’t need and ur spending money on stupid things like the big ben and buckingham place? tf And will cost us a feckin fortune, whilst that clique of tax dodging scroungers will pay next to nothing...

Fuck the royal family Maybe they could use it to paper over the Prince Andrew paedophile problem 🤔 Has he answered the FBI’s questions yet ? NaeChance The house of nonce

I’d love to let Raúl moat loose in the palace Waste of money....... Sooner we are a republic the better.. Thieves abolishHRH AbolishTheMonarchy the timing of this 'news' could've been managed better. So many homeowners & businesses suffering at hands of 2 successive wknds of flooding Vive la Republique!

Dont think about who are struggling on a day to day, with just the basics. No money, no home, no food, children not fed, children who are homeless. Nice to know where the moneys going!! The oh so moaning armchair critics.. resentful life failures.. .... and people ask us why we want indywales 🤔 And again our hard earned taxes are being spent on meaningful developments NOT

Whose paying for it 🤪 That’s about 15000 nurses. Just let that sink in. Whos getting fed that project ? 🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑 zarasayshi 😭😭😭 What a absolute waste of money 💰 buckinghampalace How will you blame Meghan for this? I'm sure British papers will find a way. Great(!) On the British tax payers money as well....

What a disgrace!!! They make me sick to my stomach! shameonthem endthemonarchy You forgotten to say it's being paid for by the tax payer

I sincerely hope the taxpayer isn’t footing the bill but I suspect we are. Unbelievable Bovvered Nice work if you can get it We should evict the current squatters and fully open it to tourists. What !!!! There are people who’s homes have been ruined due to flooding across the country. That is what this amount of money should be spent on. Not keeping royalty comfortable !!!

Oh how nice. Meanwhile the window in the hospital room I was in last week pissed rain in every time it was windy. SRE1985 .......🙈 It's just as well we are an inordinately rich country that we have the money for this carry on. They'll use it to cover George's school books

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