Provision of Pond Water Testing Services

The American Embassy London requires a written quotation for the provision of pond water testing services for the U.S Embassy, London. Only companies specializing in this field should apply for a solicitation package. This advert can be downloaded here as a PDF (1-page, PDF). Solicitation Number              19UK5618Q0109 Advert Closing Date            ...
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Temporary Registered Nurse (Vacancy Reference: 18/69)

Open To: All Interested Candidates / All Sources Position Title: Temporary Registered Nurse Reference: 18/69 Opening Date: August 13, 2018 Closing Date: August 27, 2018 Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week Employment Length: This is a temporary appointment not to exceed two years. Salary: £51,437 gross starting salary per annum, (consisting of: basic salary £45,543, London ...
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Pre-Solicitation Notice for Vehicles

The American Embassy London intends to issue a solicitation (RFQ = Request for Quote) for the following Vehicles. Generic specification listed below. Vehicle (1) Qty. 1 – (19UK5618Q0104) Long Wheel Base – Mini Van 2.0 -3.0 Ltr Diesel or Petrol Black automatic alloy wheels Parking Assist rear window Privacy glass Bluetooth hands-free function Electric sliding doors ...
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Variable Frequency Drives

The U.S. Embassy London intends to issue a Purchase Order for variable frequency drives. They must be compatible to the various applications and locations that exist in our current infrastructure. This advert can be downloaded here as a PDF (1-page, PDF). Solicitation Number              N/A Advert Closing Date               (COB) 17:30 ...
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Provision of Training on Fulton Boilers and Multistack Equipment

The American Embassy London requires a written quotation for the provision of equipment training for the U.S. Embassy, London. The training courses must have approval by each of the manufacturers in writing prior to the course commencing. Only companies specializing in this field should apply for a solicitation package. This advert can be downloaded here as a PDF (1-page, PDF). ...
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We are holding another Auction!

The U.S. Embassy, London, United Kingdom is selling surplus property (including one embassy vehicle) via web based online auction. The auction opens for bidding 08:00am, Monday, July 30 until 16:00pm, Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Surplus Property is being sold according to the regulations of the U.S. Department of State. Each lot has an assigned unique ...
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Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Technicians x 2 (Vacancy Reference: 18/52)

When mechanical systems break down, are you the go-to person? Do you have experience in maintenance and repair of commercial and residential Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and refrigeration systems? If so, then the Facility Management section, at the U.S. Embassy London, is seeking two experts to be their HVAC Technicians!
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy United Kingdom – July 10, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy United Kingdom – July 10, 2018 Location: London Event: Numerous demonstrations are being planned for July 12 to 14, 2018, surrounding the visit of the President of the United States to the United Kingdom. The majority of the demonstrations will be focused in central London on July 13, with ...
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We are holding an Auction!

The U.S. Embassy, London, United Kingdom is selling surplus property (including nine embassy vehicles) via web based online auction. The auction opens for bidding Tuesday, May 29 until Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Surplus Property is being sold according to the regulations of the U.S. Department of State.  Each lot has an assigned unique number (lot ...
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U.S. Embassy’s Women in STEM Engagement: A Day with An Aspiring Science Diplomat

The first Saudi woman to combine the fields of medicine and diplomacy, Dr. al Shouli was inspired by the Science Diplomacy conference to one day represent her country as a female science minister.
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Our Social Media Explained

We want to have a conversation with you. Find out here how to connect with us online. Twitter   Ambassador Johnson – @USAmbUK This is the official Twitter account of U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson. (All tweets posted after 23 Aug 2017 by Ambassador Johnson). Embassy London – @USAinUK Our oldest and biggest Twitter account. Is what it says it is – a mini USA ...
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Embassy London is open for visa and passport appointments

Scheduled passport and visas services, and emergency services for U.S. citizens, will continue at U.S. Embassy London and our consulates during the U.S. government shutdown. We will not be updating this website regularly, except in the event of an emergency. Please visit www.travel.state.gov for updates.
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Surveying the new U.S. Embassy London building

The new U.S. Embassy building in London is now officially on the map! On December 18, Ordnance Survey (OS) was joined by Deputy Chief of Mission, Lew Lukens , from the U.S. Embassy to accurately survey and map the new building. Mr. Lukens worked with OS Surveyor, Steve Ives, to capture the new Embassy and its surrounding ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Protests

December 06, 2017 The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.  The U.S. Embassy in London reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and ...
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Security Incident at Oxford Circus Station, London

UNITED STATES EMBASSY LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Incident at Oxford Circus Station, London November 24, 2017   UPDATE: 1815 GMT:  resolved.  @MetpoliceUK report no evidence of gunfire. The U.S. Embassy in London informs U.S. citizens that there has been a security incident at Oxford Street underground station and Oxford street in ...
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Thanksgiving: A Cornucopia of Culinary Traditions

In the autumn of 1621, almost one year after the English Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in what is now Massachusetts, they gathered with the Wampanoag Indians for a feast celebrating the colonists’ first successful harvest. A blend of Native American and English Puritan customs, the three-day celebration combined eating with expressions of gratitude and ...
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Happy Birthday, America!

This year the U.S, Embassy London and Consulates celebrated the Declaration of Independence a little earlier than usual. Check out the photos on Flickr from the Embassy’s Independence Day party at Winfield House , the official U.S. Ambassador’s residence in London! We also created a 360-degree video of the fireworks –  you can rotate the view using the control in the top-left ...
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Secretary Tillerson Official Travel to London

U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson will make his first official visit to London on Friday, May 26th, to meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and extend condolences for the May 22 terrorist attack in Manchester on behalf of the American people to the British people and Her Majesty’s Government.
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Incident at Manchester Arena

23 May 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Incident at Manchester Arena (updated at 13:55 BST) The U.S. Embassy in London informs U.S. citizens of a major incident that occurred on the night of May 22 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area, heed instructions from UK ...
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New Embassy Benefits

One of the primary goals of Kieran Timberlake’s design is to demonstrate exceptional environmental leadership that is at or beyond the leading edge of practice when the building is completed. The design team established the following goals above and beyond the already stringent requirements established by the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations for the New ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Incident in Westminster

U. S. Embassy London Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Incident in Westminster 22 March 2017   The U.S. Embassy in London informs U.S. citizens that there has been a security incident on Westminster Bridge near Parliament.  U.S. citizens should heed guidance from local authorities and maintain security awareness.  View updates from the Metropolitan Police at ...
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RAF Club- The Special Relationship

And I’m confident that it will be Britain and America, as we have done for a century and more, working together as leaders in the international community to help find the answers to these pressing questions. The commitment to that shared future could not be more concrete than the magnificent new Embassy building that is ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks With British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State London, United Kingdom June 27, 2016   FOREIGN SECRETARY HAMMOND: Good afternoon. I’m delighted to welcome Secretary Kerry today. His visit here just three days after the referendum result underlines the strength of the special relationship and indeed Britain’s many friendships around the world, and I very much appreciate ...
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TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visit the Embassy to sign condolence book

U.S. Embassy London Grosvenor Square, UK 14 June 2016   Earlier today TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visited the Embassy to sign our condolence book for victims of the Orlando, Florida, shootings:   Here is the  condolence message from TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall :   Condolence message from TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall following the Orlando, Florida, ...
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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest standards of security ...
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New Embassy – News archive & Timeline

Abbreviations used: CAC = Controlled Access Compound NLE = New London Embassy 2015 December 2015 Topping-out ceremony. November 2015 Internal curtain wall completed for the Pacific forest and Mid Atlantic gardens Curtain Wall installation has moved onto level 8. Raised flooring installation continues levels 1 through 3 The glazing on the CAC’s has started and continues ...
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OBO in London – The New London Embassy

The  Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO)  directs the worldwide overseas building program for the Department of State and the U.S. Government community serving abroad. In concert with other State Department bureaus, foreign affairs agencies, and Congress, OBO sets worldwide priorities for the design, construction, acquisition, maintenance, use, and sale of real properties and the use of sales proceeds. OBO’s mission ...
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The old American Embassy London Chancery Building

As of January 2018 the U.S. Embassy in London is now located in a new building in Nine Elms . History The United States has been associated with Grosvenor Square in London’s Mayfair since the late eighteenth century when John Adams, the first United States Minister to the Court of St. James’s, lived from 1785 to 1788 in the house ...
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Welcome to our new website !

Welcome to our new-look website !  Our new web address is https://uk.usembassy.gov We hope you will like the new look and will find navigating the site easier. The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding ...
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A Note on Our New Embassy

17 January 2014 (This article originally appeared on  Ambassador Barzun’s Tumblr ) AMBASSADOR BARZUN: I noticed a few news outlets this week reporting that funding for the construction of our new Embassy building may be removed. As this might cause concern among those excited and invested in the redevelopment of Nine Elms, I wanted to put minds at ...
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U.S. Embassy London remembers the Centenary of the U.S. Entry into WWI with the City of London

Outdoor photo exhibition at the London Guildhall, April 2017. Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: The Doughboys 1917-18 is an outdoor art exhibition, the latest in an acclaimed series photographed by Michael St. Maur Sheil, which documents the battlefields of the First World War and tells the story of the U.S. entry into WWI. The  exhibition  can ...
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Battersea Park Library Showcases New Design

As part of this month’s London Festival of Architecture, Battersea Park library is hosting an exhibition showing the winning design for the new American embassy planned for Nine Elms.  The exhibition is part of the U.S. Embassy’s commitment to actively engage with the residents of Wandsworth, as the project progresses. On June 22, U.S. Embassy ...
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New London Embassy Design Competition Exhibit Officially Opens

26 May 2010 New London Embassy Design Competition Exhibit Department of State, Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC The New London Embassy design competition exhibit officially opened today at the headquarters of the American Institute of Architects in Washington, D.C. The exhibit celebrates the completion of the design competition to select the architect for the ...
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New Design Unveiling

Ambassador Louis B. Susman Announcement of Winning Architect for Design of New U.S. Embassy   AMB SUSMAN: Good afternoon. I would like to welcome the press to an exciting moment in the history of the U.S. Embassy in London. Today we take an important step forward toward creating a new United States Embassy – a ...
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United States Announces Winner of New London Embassy Design Competition

23 February 2010 U.S. Embassy London Press Office U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Louis B. Susman, and Acting Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, Adam Namm, announced today that KieranTimberlake of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has won the design competition for the New London Embassy. [See: High-resolution images and video ] KieranTimberlake’s design met the goal of creating a modern, welcoming, timeless, ...
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U.S. Takes First Steps Toward Embassy Relocation

Meeting the challenge of providing a modern, open and secure American diplomatic facility in London, the U.S. State Department today signed a conditional agreement with the real estate developer Ballymore to acquire a site in the Nine Elms Opportunity Area in Wandsworth for the construction of a new Embassy. “This has been a long and ...
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American Embassy completes Perimeter Security Project

26 June 2008 The American Embassy is pleased to announce that major work on the Embassy’s Perimeter Security Project was completed on Thursday, January 26, 2008. The finished project includes new landscaping, a larger pedestrian area, and the opening of two new visitor-access pavilions to facilitate entry into the Embassy while reducing congestion and improving ...
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