Tent city across from royal wedding abbey

Tent city across from royal wedding abbey

LONDON, April 28 (UPI) -- A tent city sprouted across from London's Westminster Abbey Thursday as diehard fans sought the best position for the Prince William and Kate Middleton wedding.

Swank hotel to host Kate on wedding eve

LONDON, April 16 (UPI) -- Buckingham Palace says London's Goring Hotel will be the pre-wedding headquarters for Kate Middleton and her clan.

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LONDON, March 20 (UPI) -- Former Boyzone singer Stephen Gately and his longtime companion, Andy Cowles, have tied the knot in London, it was reported Monday.
Goring Hotel
Londoners walk past the Goring Hotel in London on April 26, 2011. The hotel is where Kate Middleton and her family will stay the night before she weds HRH Prince William, which will take place on April 29, 2011. UPI/ David Silpa

Goring Hotel is a luxury 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located near Buckingham Palace.

Goring Hotel was opened by Otto Richard Goring on 2 March 1910 and professed to be the first hotel in the world in which every room had a private bathroom and central heating. In 1914, Goring became the command centre for the Chief of Allied Forces and contact with President Woodrow Wilson during World War I was made from this hotel. In 1919, Lady Randolph Churchill, the mother of Winston Churchill moved into Goring Hotel. During World War II, Fox Film stayed at the hotel.

In more recent times the hotel was named as the venue where Catherine Middleton and her family would be staying the night before her marriage to Prince William.

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