God save our Queen!

The Queen, an iconic face of our glorious country, and someone who’s brilliant reign has been much appreciated by all. Today, we’re going to tell you a little bit of history on The Queen, and the current situation with her house.

The History & Facts

Queen Elizabeth II, full name – Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, was born on April 21, 1926, in London (Mayfair). Her Father was Prince Albert, Duke of York, and her Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She has met many world leaders over her 63 years in reign, and it is thought that she has travelled more miles around the world than any other King or Queen in history. Here are a few fun facts about her majesty portraying her fantastic life!

  • The Queen has owned over 30 corgis (dog breed) in her reign.
  • She attends both the Derby at Epsom and the Summer Race Meeting at Ascot.
  • The Queen has 30 god children.
  • She has visited over 115 countries.
  • The Queen sent her first email back in 1976.
  • She owns around 200 racing pigeons.

The Queen’s House Refurbishment

With the house having it’s 400th anniversary this July, it has been closed for refurbishment, and will reopen some time in July 2016. If you haven’t visited before, it really is a spectacular building. After the renovation of the house, it will be opened for art gallery displays through the coming years.

Tickets for visits can be found on their website, along with a variety of other tickets for events around the city of London. Here at Licensed London taxi, all of our cabs are completely wheelchair friendly, that are driven by our experienced team of drivers. The experience our drivers have is including driving disabled passengers, taking extra care when helping the customer in, and out of the taxi. If this sounds of interest to you, then be sure to give us a call for quotes to & from the events.

Getting There

If you want to find out a little more about out gracious Queen, then visiting her home/museum is the perfect way to go about it. If you are wondering how you are going to get to the event, get home, or travel with disabled partakers… Three words, Licensed London Taxi. Here at Licensed London Taxi, our Mercedes Vito Taxis are fully accessible for wheelchairs, and still have room for people to join. You always know what you’re going to pay with our flat fare, which can be obtained through the enquiry page on the site.

God save our gracious Queen!