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Ruth Duston, chief executive of Victoria BID, said: “This was a wonderful event, showcasing the wealth of cultural activity Victoria has to offer as well as celebrating our close links with the Royal family. "The glorious Wellington Barracks setting is just one of many iconic tourist hot spots in the SW1 area.” Westminster City Council’s deputy cabinet member for business Councillor Cameron Thompson, who attended the event, added: "In a year of unique events to mark the Diamond Jubilee, this world record bid promises to be of lasting significance. It's a fantastic and highly original way for this part of central London, with its very close Royal connections, to celebrate Her Majesty's six decades on the throne."
There are little more than three years until the 2015 deadline to achieve the UN's millennium development goals (MDGs).
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