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Date added: 09 April 2021

Prince Philip In Swindon 

With the sad news of his passing, we look back at his last visit to Swindon to officially open GWH & New College in 2003
 
The Duke of Edinburgh had visited Swindon on a few occasions in his 99 years, so we thought we'd dig a few pics out of our archive of his last and most memorable official engagement here on 28 February 2003.
 
A trip that included the exciting prospect of officially opening the Great Western Hospital; meeting students at the new education facility at New College and - in the pouring rain - switching on the Jubilee Clock in Swindon town centre. 
 
The Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon
28 February 2003
 
New College
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
The Duke of Edinburgh at New College - 28 February 2003
 
Switching on the Jubilee Clock
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
Opening GWH
 
Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon - 28 Feb 2003
 
The Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon 28 February 2003
 
The Duke of Edinburgh in Swindon 28 February 2003
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