The Queen opens new pumping station in Sandringham and it has links to her father


HRH, The Queen, opened Wolferton’s new Pumping Station in Sandringham today,Wednesday. The Royal has been in Sandringham since before the Christmas season and is expected to remain till after her father’s death anniversary on Thursday, February 6.

King George VI first opened a station in 1948 and 72 years after his daughter,  the Queen opens a new station to protect the area from flooding and rebuilt to be cleaner, more efficient and environmentally friendly to help local wildlife on neighbouring marshes.

The 93-year-old monarch, wearing a dark overcoat and a printed headscarf, 

Dressed in a dark overcoat and printed headscarf, the Queen got a tour of the new Station, before meeting a group of long-serving staff, all of whom have worked for the company for more than 20 years. She then signed the Visitor’s Book and unveiled a new plaque and viewed the plaque unveiled by King George VI in 1948 during her visit.

The Queen was last seen at RAF Marham in Norfolk on Monday and will celebrate the anniversary of her father’s death and also mark the 68th year of her reign.

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