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Prince Edward Opens Sandyford Community Fire Station

Prince Edward meets staff
HRH Earl of Wessex meets the crews from Sandyford

HRH was given a tour of the facilities by Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive, Peter Dartford. As part of the tour he watched firefighting demonstrations by junior firefighters and the crew from Sandyford. He also met groups who use the community facilities including; the local residents association, pupils from three nearby primary schools and a group who use the station’s gym facilities on a weekly basis. At the end of the tour HRH unveiled a plaque marking the official opening of the station and signed a visitor’s book as a record of his visit.

To see a video of the opening click here

To see photographs of the visit click here