The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London United Kingdom

Ambassador Simon Smits

Welcome to the Embassy Website

Hello, and welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London! My name is Simon Smits, and I am the Dutch Ambassador to the United Kingdom. I arrived here on 10 September 2015, after working for five years as the Director-General for Foreign Economic Relations in The Hague. Read more...


A Royal Visit

Remembrance Sunday

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands joined Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron for the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at The Cenotaph, Whitehall yesterday.


70 years of liberation

Remembrance Sunday

For Remembrance Sunday on 8 November, the Dutch Embassy in London has created a map of Great Britain which marks the key historic locations for the Anglo-Dutch relationship during the Second World War. Commemorations take place annually in many of these places. The Embassy aims to be present at as many of these events as possible.


The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom

+44 20 75 90 32 00

24 hours per day, 7 days in a week

26 November 2015 On 25 November Merseyrail was awarded the Train Operator of the Year 2015 award at the National Cycle Rail Awards 2015 in Westminster.

20 November 2015 The Dutch Minister for Agriculture and the Environment, Sharon Dijksma, visited London on Monday 18 November.


UNSC Candidate

UNSC Candidate

United Nations Security Council Candidate


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