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Birdcage Walk is a street in Londonmarker, United Kingdommarker, in the City of Westminstermarker. It runs east-west as a continuation of Great George Street, from the crossroads with Horse Guards Roadmarker and Storey's Gate, with the Treasurymarker building on the north east corner, to a junction with Buckingham Gatemarker, at the southeast corner of Buckingham Palacemarker. St. James's Parkmarker lies to the north, whilst to the south are the backs of buildings on Old Queen Street, Queen Anne's Gate and Petty France, and, at the western end, the Wellington Barracksmarker of the Brigade of Guards.

The street is named after the Royal Menagerie and Aviary which were located there in the reign of King James I. King Charles II expanded the Aviary when the Park was laid out from 1660. Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn both mention visiting the Aviary in their diaries.. Storey's Gate, named after Edward Storey, Keeper of the Kings Birds at the time of Pepys, was originally the gate at the eastern end of Birdcage Walk: the name is now applied to the street leading from the eastern end to Westminster Abbeymarker, which was formerly called Prince's Street.

Only the Royal Family and the Hereditary Grand Falconer, the Duke of St Albans, were permitted to drive along the road until 1828, when it was opened to the public. A new roundabout was built at the western end in 1903.

Birdcage Walk is also the name of a march composed in 1951 by Arnold Steck.


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