Big Ben Stilled for Six Weeks

August 11, 2007 on 10:34 am | In London, United Kingdom, country travel information, travel, travel news | 1 Comment

Various news organization are reporting that Big Ben will not chime of over the next six weeks (until mid-September) due to maintenance and cleaning.  The work is part of the preparations for the “Great Clock’s” 150th aniversary in 2009.  As you may know, “Big Ben” is the name of the 13.5 tone bell the clocktower  houses.  For more information, see this article by the BBC 

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