Prince of Wales to visit Poundbury today

JG16323. 08.05.2015. The Prince of Wales visits Poundbury. Picture:JOHN GURD JG16323

The Prince of Wales will visit Poundbury today and meet students from the Dorset Centre for Creative Arts and other residents.

During his regular visits The Prince visits to observe the progress of the development and meet business owners and residents.

Today, he will visit Mildren Homes development on Duchy of Cornwall land in Fordington where he will meet tenants of the mixed tenure housing development before planting a crab apple tree to commemorate the visit and handing over the new allotment area to the Dorchester Town Council.

From here, The Prince will move to a small bridge that crosses the River Frome, which is being restored by local apprentices from Mildren Homes as part of the scheme. St George’s Meadow, Red Cow Farm, Fordington.

His Royal Highness will then travel to the Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts. Upon arrival, The Prince will meet representatives of new local businesses who have moved to the centre before viewing the works of Notoranni Glass blowers and watching some glass blowing in action.  The Prince will also meeting children from Manor Park School who will be undertaking a workshop.

Before departing His Royal Highness will visit the internationally known stone masonry department and see some of their work. During this time he will also view some of the other works produced by students at the centre.

 

 

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