Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is back to work!!! The Queen visited Haig Housing Trust, where she officially opened their new development of 70 homes for armed forces veterans and the ex-service community.
This is her first royal engagement since her summer break at Balmoral, Scotland.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
The Queen arrived at Haig Housing Trust.Embed from Getty Images
One block has been named in her honor, Queen Elizabeth Terrace.Embed from Getty Images
During the visit one little girl presented flowers to Her Majesty.Embed from Getty Images
The Queen has been Patron of Haig Housing Trust since 1952, and 70 years ago, in 1949, opened a Haig Housing estate in Jersey.
Elizabeth II unveils a plaque to officially open the new housing development.Embed from Getty Images
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After meeting residents along the Queen Elizabeth Terrace – a block named in her honour, The Queen unveiled a plaque to officially open the new development.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 11, 2019
Her Majesty has been Patron of @HaigHousing since 1952.
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After that, The Monarch greeted children and well- wishers.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Thank you to @HaigHousing staff and residents for a wonderful visit, and thank you to the schoolchildren from the London Borough of Merton for the many beautiful flowers and warm welcome ? pic.twitter.com/ikPXNeFmwA— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 11, 2019
Next, The Queen toured the new development of 70 homes.Embed from Getty Images
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The Bowman family welcome The Queen into their home ?— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 11, 2019
Michael served in the @GrenadierGds for 14 years, and along with his family, is one of the first to move into @HaigHousing’s new development of 70 homes. pic.twitter.com/6iRtiCnTZz
Her Majesty met with veteran Alan Spencer.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
The Queen met with another veteran and his young family.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
From The Royal Family Instagram: “The Queen also met with Royal Air Force veteran Ken Souter, who served with 73 squadron from 1940 and flew Hurricanes in North Africa. Her Majesty recently sent Ken a birthday card to celebrate his 100th birthday.”Embed from Getty Images
Her Majesty meets a group of veterans involved in last year’s Long Walk Home, which saw 100 veterans walk the 100 miles from Ypres to the Cenetaph to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. pic.twitter.com/Q5mt2HZKDB— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 11, 2019
Haig Housing is launching a new development of 68 one to four-bedroomed houses on its south London estate in Morden later in 2019.— Haig Housing Trust (@HaigHousing) January 29, 2019
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Royal Fashion: Queen Elizabeth II
For the engagement The Queen wore blue double-breasted coat with matching hat, classic pearl button earrings and necklace of pearls.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Her hat was adorned with green feathers and flowers.Embed from Getty Images
Her Majesty carried her signature Launer handbag.Embed from Getty Images
Details of Her Majesty’s shoes.
- ROYAL NEWS LADY SARAH CHATTO.
- QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE ARMSTRONG JONES AT CHURCH
- HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH AND BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY MEMBERS AT CHURCH SERVICE.
- QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE PRINCESS ROYAL ATTENDED CHURCH SERVICE.