• View from Portland Place
  • Main Entrance Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Music Room
  • Small Drawing Room

Embassy of the Republic of Poland

James and Robert Adam

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47 Portland Place, W1B 1JH
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Refreshments, Toilets, Partial disabled access
Georgian townhouse built by Robert and James Adam in the years 1773-1793, a fine example of the Adam style of neoclassical interior design. Seat of the Polish Embassy in London since 1921, it also houses a collection of Polish artworks.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–5pm

Access to first and second floors only. No photography and video recording allowed. (max visitors 15)

group
  • Through Space and TIme: A Historic Tour of the Building every 30 mins (11am-3pm) max 15 per tour
event
  • Polonia Restituta: Celebrating the Centenary of the Regaining of Polish Independence at 4pm (A Piano Concert featuring the music of Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) and Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941)), capacity 120 (30 mins)

Sunday 23rd

Open 10am–5pm

Access to first and second floors only. No photography and video recording allowed. (max visitors 15)

group
  • Through Space and Time: A Historic Tour of the Building every 30 mins (11am-3pm) max 15 per tour
event
  • Polonia Restituta: Celebrating the Centenary of the Regaining of Polish Independence at 4pm (A Piano Concert featuring the music of Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) and Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941)), capacity 120 (30 mins)

Pre-booking is required for this building

Reference: London Open House 2018

Design

Original design
James and Robert Adam , 1773
Type
Embassy/high commission, Government
Period
Post-war, Inter-war, Georgian