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Royal visit: Queen in Saltaire today
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- Large crowds turned out in Saltaire to seeThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh today.
- The royal couple were visiting technology company Pace.
- The Queen was wearing a Karl Ludwig dress and coat in beige and cream tweed with a matching hat by Angela Kelly.
- The visit was part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour.
Saltaire was awash with red, white and blue today as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh visited the world heritage site as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of the nation.
Large crowds gathered in Victoria Road to catch a glimpse of the royal couple as they arrived for lunch at technology company Pace.
Melanie Harley, of Keighley, who was among the onlookers, had arrived at 8am.
She said: “I love the Queen. I absolutely love her. She’s amazing. She’s the hardest working person in the whole country.”
Children from Glenaire Primary School wearing crowns made for the occasion were also among the crowd.
Queen arrives in saltaire! http://t.co/qebmv6BI— @charliegarrity 19 July 2012
Hundreds of people gathered outside Pace plc today to welcome the Queen, who was in Saltaire as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the nation.
Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh were guests of technology company Pace where they are currently having lunch.
Crowds including flag-waving children have been waiting outside the company since 8am this morning to catch a glimpse of the Queen. One onlooker said: “She has just arrived, she’s wearing a cream suit. She looks very happy to be here, thankfully the weather stayed fine.”
RT @WestYorksPolice: The #Queen now arrived at the historic Titus Mills Saltaire, hundreds of people gathered in the street & park opposite. #QueeninBradford— @TLRatSaltaire 19 July 2012
lovely to see @Queen_UK in Saltaire, Bradford just now. Hope she enjoys her lunch at Pace!— @fearfulpenguin 19 July 2012
The Royal Party now leaving #Leeds with a motorcycle escort travelling to #Saltaire in Bradford. Large crowds assembling. #QueeninLeeds— @WestYorksPolice 19 July 2012
http://t.co/UJnwt6WV came home to see the Queen! #Saltaire— @fearfulpenguin 19 July 2012
Does she fancy a net? RT @KeithWildman Crowds for #queen in #saltaire http://t.co/M1jirpks— @therealhicksy 19 July 2012
RT @domburch: The most famous wave in the world. #queen #saltaire http://t.co/KvN3tHpT— @DOcreative 19 July 2012
Crowds were gathering in Saltaire in preparation for the Queen's visit today.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are due to be guests of technology firm Pace as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour.
The royal couple had earlier watched local acts perform in the 13,500-capacity Leeds Arena, which is due to be completed next year.
The Queen, who was wearing a Karl Ludwig dress and coat in beige and cream tweed with a matching hat by Angela Kelly, was treated to an aerial acrobatic display and musical performances by local
The visit was part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour which yesterday saw her visit Tyneside, Teesside and Durham.