10 Downing Street was the residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and seat of the government of Great Britain, and later the UK from the 17th century to the early 21st century.
10 Downing Street was badly built on shallow foundations by a crooked speculator, Sir
George Downing, in the 1680s.
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil was the last Prime Minister to refuse to use 10 Downing Street as his official home. ( AUDIO: )
Eighth Doctor claimed to have chained Emmeline Pankhurst to the railings outside Downing Street. ( PROSE: )
Casualties of War
Ninth Doctor recalled, a Mr Chicken owned the property and lived there. By 1991, the Cabinet Room was almost impregnable for the safety of government officials when three inches of steel was installed into every wall of the room. During the Slitheen takeover of 2006, it was destroyed by a harpoon missile. ( TV: )
World War Three
Number 10 is destroyed. (
TV: ) World War Three
The explosion levelled the building and killed all but one of the Slitheen. (
TV: , World War Three )
By the time that
Harold Saxon took office in 2008, it had been re-built. Saxon, who was in reality the Master, considered the Cabinet to have displayed disloyalty in abandoning their own parties to jump on his winning band wagon and so gassed them to death in the Cabinet Room. ( TV: )
The Sound of Drums
Behind the scene Edit
The exterior of 10 Downing Street featured in a promotional teaser for
, with the number Meet the Thirteenth Doctor 10 on the door changed to 13.