Places of Interest nearby
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Churchill has a statue in Member’s Lobby of the Houses of Parliament and in Parliament Square. This became a target for May Day protesters. There is also a statue of him seated on a bench with Roosevelt in Old Bond Street. There are plaques on the south side of Eccleston Square, on 28 Hyde Park Gate and on 3 Sussex Square where he lived and died. Churchill’s lying in state was in Westminster Hall before a service in St Pauls and burial at Bladon. It is possible to visit the Cabinet War Rooms, the secret underground HQ from where Churchill directed the war. This now incorporates a Churchill Museum. You can also find out about his wartime service at the Britain at War exhibition and the Imperial War Museum. Churchill’s former home at Chartwell in Kent is in the care of the National Trust.