12 times the Royals have visited Luton and Dunstable in pictures

Luton and Dunstable has a rich history of visits from the Royals.

By Rhona Shennan
Thursday, 12th September 2019, 4:19 pm
Do you remember any of these visits?
Do you remember any of these visits?

With the Duke of Sussex due to make a special visit to a school in Luton, let us look back at the times members of the Royal family have visited Luton and Dunstable.

Princess Anne made her way to the Walter Wright hat factory in Luton on November 6, 2009
The Queen was given a bouquet while on a visit to the Welbeck Centre in Luton in 1999
Prince Philip arrives to open a new cardiac unit at L&D in 2013
Princess Anne here visits OAG in Dunstable and is pictured chatting to employee Jackie Young
In 2009, William and Kate made their way to Luton to visit the revamped mental health centre
Prince Philip watches on as his wife Queen Elizabeth II feeds an elephant named Donna after opening the new Centre for Elephant Care at Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable in 2017
Here Princess Anne travelled to Brewers Hill Road in Dunstable to open a new fire station in 2009
In 2017, the Queen toured the facilities at Priory View in Dunstable, an independent living scheme for older residents
Princess Anee visited Luton airport to get a tour of the newly transformed terminal as well as meet the staff in 2019
The Prince of Wales received a warm welcome on a visit to Luton in 1926
On a visit to Luton, the princess met with the Bedfordshire & Luton Fire & Rescue service Chief Paul Fuller
The Duke of Sussex visiting the Ruby Football Union All Schools Programme in 2019