The Queen this morning visited a replica of an original Sainsbury’s store at 6A Langley Street, London WC2, on the occasion of their One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the former Chairman and Life President of Sainsbury’s (the Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover), Mr Martin Scicluna (Chairman) and Mr Michael Coupe (Chief Executive).
Her Majesty, escorted by the Chairman and the Chief Executive, toured the “pop-up” commemorative location, meeting members of staff and viewing archive material and displays of original and modern-day innovations and technology.
The Queen held a Council at 5.30pm.
There were present: the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP (Lord President), the Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP (Secretary of State for Wales), the Rt Hon David Gauke MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice) and the Rt Hon David Mundell MP (Secretary of State for Scotland).
Dr Andrew Murrison MP was sworn in as a member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.
Mr Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.
The Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP had an audience of Her Majesty before the Council.
The Rt Hon Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.
The Prince of Wales this morning visited the Belfast Jewish Community at their Belfast Synagogue, 49 Somerton Road, Belfast, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast (Mrs Fionnuala-Jay O’Boyle).
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards visited the Bank Buildings, Belfast, and were received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).
Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited the Grand Central Hotel, Bedford Street, Belfast.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon visited Finnebrogue Artisan, Down Business Park, 46 Belfast Road, Downpatrick, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of County Down (Mr David Lindsay).
His Royal Highness, President, The Prince’s Trust, later visited St Patrick’s Grammar School, Cathedral Road, Armagh, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh (the Earl of Caledon).
The Prince of Wales afterwards visited St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh.
His Royal Highness subsequently visited the Palace Demesne, Armagh.
The Prince of Wales afterwards visited Brownlow House, Windsor Avenue, Lurgan, Craigavon.
His Royal Highness this evening attended a Concert and Reception at Hillsborough Castle.
The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Belfast Welcome Centre, Donegal Square North, Belfast, and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).
The Duke of Cambridge this morning held a Duchy of Cornwall Meeting.
The Duke of York, Patron, this morning visited Cambridge Science Centre, 44 Clifton Road, Cambridge, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (Mrs Julie Spence).
His Royal Highness, Honorary Fellow, today visited Hughes Hall, Cambridge.
The Duke of York, Patron, this afternoon visited the Raspberry Pi Foundation, 37 Hills Road, Cambridge.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and The Countess of Wessex, Chairman, Women in Business Committee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, today held Receptions in the garden of Buckingham Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.
The Earl of Wessex, Patron, the Orpheus Centre Trust, this evening held a Reception at
St James’s Palace.
The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Royal Patron, the Almshouse Association, this morning visited Harrison Housing Almhouses, 42-46 St James’s Garden, London W11, to celebrate their One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary.