Big Ben's tower to be renamed Elizabeth Tower Share: Rose Etherington | 26 June 2012 3 comments Dezeen Wire: the famous tower nicknamed Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament, which is officially called the Palace of Westminster, in London is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's 60 year-reign. - BBC Read more: London England News Houses of Parliament Architecture Subscribe to our newsletters Dezeen Daily Dezeen Weekly Dezeen Daily is sent every day and contains all the latest stories from Dezeen. Dezeen Weekly is a curated newsletter that is sent every Thursday, containing highlights from Dezeen. Dezeen Weekly subscribers will also receive occasional updates about events, competitions and breaking news. We will only use your email address to send you the newsletters you have requested. We will never give your details to anyone else without your consent. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details, please see our privacy notice. Thank you! You will shortly receive a welcome email so please check your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of every newsletter.