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RNLI Memorial Sculpture

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Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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+44 845 122 6999

Remembering past sacrifice to inspire future generations. Many brave and...

Remembering past sacrifice to inspire future generations. Many brave and selfless RNLI volunteers are remembered proudly in their local communities. However, the RNLI memorial sculpture in Poole is the only place where each and every one of them is named together. The RNLI hopes that future generations of lifeboat crew, lifeguards, supporters and fundraisers will find it a source of inspiration. Ultimately, the memorial reminds us all that there are still people who volunteer to carry out selfless acts of heroism to help others - we will always remember their sacrifice.

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it needs too be more better situated like on the quay

if it was on the quay near too where current in use vessel is afloat and people can actually see them at work

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if it was on the quay near too where current in use vessel is afloat and people can actually see them at work

Thank Russell M
Dorset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Interesting sculpture, well worth a visit and of course you can drop into the Lifeboat cafe/restaurant for a drink or meal.

Thank sarah p
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The memorial sculpture outside the RNLI Headquarters commemorates those who have lost their lives saving others. A fitting tribute.

Thank Kule Dude
Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

you can visit RNLI and there is a restaurant inside, a must visit.. it is the headquarters of the RNLI in UK stunning views...

Thank RogerFinnemore
Henfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A modern piece of architecture, well executed, showing a rescue at sea, the essence of what the RNLI is all about. Little plaques honouring the many who have given their lives to saving others at sea makes it somewhere to visit and ponder the courage, generosity and duty of these wonderful people

Thank WitchesBroom
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

a beautiful sculpture that sums up exactly what the RNLI do . lookout for it after driving across either bridge when heading out towards asda.

Thank Helen M
Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Walk to the end of Poole quay turn right , keep walking towards the Lifeboat College and you will see this beautifull stainless steel structure in front of you , when the sun shines on it it really comes to life and should be photographed .

Thank george w
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The memorial commemorates the selfless loss of life by RNLI volunteers during the 180 plus years of the RNLI

Thank Dave C
Upton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

A very modern, but historic tribute which reminds us all of those who have given exemplary service, and should always be remembered.

Thank RalphNewell
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is very poignant. Especially considering where it is and what it represents. As my son is a,volunteer on the Lifeboat and I know what is involved, I found it moving.

Thank Sandy W

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