HRH The Prince of Wales visits Poundbury regularly to see the progress and meet community members and new businesses. The Duchy of Cornwall also invites planners, builders and officials from throughout the United Kingdom and internationally, to inspect the development and hear of the core principles applied.
In 2016 Her Majesty The Queen paid a special visit to Poundbury to unveil the Queen Mother Statue in Queen Mother Square. This visit was also attended by the HRH Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.
HRH the Prince of Wales 2015. Photograph by John Gurd
Royal Visit, opening of Queen Mother Square and statue. Picture Finnbarr Webster