January 23, 2013 2.32 pm This story is over 107 months old

Royal visit to open Lincoln College Deans building

Royal approval: Princess Anne will be officially opening Lincoln college’s newest building next month.

Lincoln College is in for a royal visit next month, when Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opens Deans Sport and Leisure.

Princess Anne, who last visited Lincoln to open the School of Engineering, will conduct the ceremony on Monks Road on February 15.

She will tour the facilities and meet students studying a range of programmes, then unveil a commemorative plaque.

Her tour includes a look at the spa, hair and beauty salons, sports injury clinic, gym, dance studio, and sports performance studio.

Students will also demonstrate their trampolining and climbing skills, while she will also meet students with learning difficulties and disabilities, who use the Cherry Tree Allotments and Lincoln Games Makers at the Olympics.

Principal John Allen, said: “We are honoured and delighted to be receiving HRH The Princess Royal at the College as part of her visit to Lincoln.

“This is an exciting event for everyone at Lincoln College and we will involve as many students and staff in the day as possible.

“We look forward to welcoming Her Royal Highness and will be extremely proud to showcase our fantastic new facility.”

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