Skip to main content

Abbey names new tower

Monday, 16th April 2018

Abbey names new tower

The Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, announced today that in recognition of the exceptional generosity of The Garfield Weston Foundation towards the funding of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, the access tower to the Galleries has been named The Weston Tower.

The name has been carved in the stone of the tower where the visitor will walk across the high-level bridge linking the tower to the Galleries.

The Dean of Westminster said:

The Garfield Weston Foundation has been wonderfully supportive of the Jubilee Galleries project. There could be no better way of expressing our gratitude than to name the access tower after such a specially generous donor.

Related News

Her Majesty The Queen opens Jubilee Galleries

Her Majesty The Queen opens Jubilee Galleries

Friday, 8th June 2018

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries to open on 11th June

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries to open on 11th June

Monday, 4th June 2018

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries to open on 11th June

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries to open on 11th June

Wednesday, 14th February 2018

The biggest challenge we face is actually time – getting all our work done alongside the daily routine of the Abbey as a working church, visitor attraction and home to 1,000 years of history.

spacer

Wolter - Heritage Cleaner

Twitter logo Tweet this