Big Ben Bell To Go Silent In London For Repairs Until 2021

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The British Parliament's Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time on Monday before it is silenced for almost four years of repair work that will deprive London of one of its most iconic sounds.

After 12 deep bongs at noon (1100 GMT; 7 a.m. EDT), the bell will begin its longest period of silence since it first rang out in 1859.

The break will allow workers to carry out much-needed maintenance to the Victorian clock and clock tower. But some lawmakers have criticized the lengthy silence, calling Big Ben an important symbol of British democracy. They want the time scale for repairs tightened.

Labour lawmaker Stephen Pound said he and a few other legislators planned to stand under the clock tower "with bowed heads" as the final bongs sounded.

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Source : http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-london-big-ben-bell-repairs-20170821-story.html

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Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021
London's Big Ben to fall silent for four years
Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021
Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021
Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021
Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021
London’s Big Ben Will Go Silent Until 2021
Big Ben bell goes silent in London for repairs until 2021