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A Royal Visit

Posted 06.03.2012

Royalty came to Lancaster in February with a visit from His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex.

HRH Prince Edward visiting

HRH Prince Edward visiting

Commemorative plaque unveiling by HRH Prince Edward

Commemorative plaque unveiling by HRH Prince Edward

Prince Edward was visiting Hornby St Margaret’s Church of England School as part of the celebrations for this years Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

The Prince spent 40 minutes at the school meeting staff and pupils and planted an oak tree in the grounds. Also in attendance were The Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, the Mayor of Lancaster and the local MP and County Councilor. 

A commemorative plaque was produced by the team at Signs Express (Lancaster), who are based on Lake Enterprise Park in Lancaster.

As Vice Chair of the school’s governors Signs Express (Lancaster) centre owner, Thomas Somers attended and was introduced to the Prince, “It was a fantastic opportunity to meet the Prince and it was an event the children at the school will remember for the rest of their lives. It brought the village together for the day as the Prince chose Hornby for his first official visit in the Jubilee year.

Two of my children attend the school and were very excited to meet His Royal Highness.”

Signs Express (Lancaster) provides a complete design, manufacture and installation service for all forms of signage including interior/exterior signs, vehicle graphics, exhibition and display products, window graphics and health and safety signage for businesses in Lancaster and surrounding areas.  Customers include McDonalds, Mercedes-Benz, The National Blood Service and Dyno Rod to name but a few. For further information please contact 01524 389966.   


Photo credit: Lancaster and Morecambe Newspapers. 

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