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January 2015 No51
HELP bring Gloriana – the Greenwich – famous globally as But Greenwich artist Peter Kent Queen’s glittering Royal Barge the heart of Maritime Britain. The says he has discussed the project Gloriana Trust is headed by former with Lord Sterling and Malcolm – to Greenwich. The golden rowing boat – star of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations – is looking for a home on the Thames after plans for a £3m base in Twickenham were rejected by residents. The boat has strong links to
National Maritime Museum chairman Lord Sterling. There were discussions two years ago about bringing the boat here, The Greenwich Visitor can reveal. But no permanent place could be thought of to house it.
Knight of the Gloriana Trust, and believes an area at New Capital Quay near Deptford Creek could be the perfect place. “It could provide a Royal Gateway to Greenwich,” says Peter. Full Story – Pages 4&5
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