Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William arrive in west London to meet with victims of Grenfell fire

June 18, 2017

Queen and Prince William comfort survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster, royal family members also met the emergency services’ workers as well as some of the survivors.

Queen Elizabeth II has personally met with the survivors of West London tragedy, the monarch and her grandson William arrived at the centre to talk solemnly with volunteers and officials. Both royals headed inside the centre having mingled with those stood outside.

In the final of this royal visit to the survivors of Grenfell Tower fire, The Duke of Cambridge held his hand up in a calm manner and told the man who asked ‘What about children?’ not to worry. Prince William reassured the man him that they would return.

Her Majesty was accompanied in this unscheduled visit by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, the royals visited the Westway Sports Centre in White City – a place that has been a focal point for efforts to support those affected by the deadly inferno inside the Grenfell Tower block.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince William personally met volunteers, local residents and charity organisations’ representatives while visiting the shelter, which is in the shadow of the charred remains of the building in west London.

Queen Elizabeth II

Prince William’s profession (air ambulance pilot) tied with the complex cases, so he knows very well that survivors need to be comforted as much as possible. He talked emotionally about the Grenfell Tower tragedy, which has claimed the lives of at least 30 people and described the fire as ‘one of the most terrible things I have ever seen’.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince William