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RNLI Memorial Sculpture

West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
+44 845 122 6999
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In memory

This modern sculpture stands outside the RNLI college/hotel. It is well made and thought provoking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bparkercars
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Yateley, United Kingdom
Beautiful

This sculpture is stunning and when you read the names of the RNLI who lost their lives saving... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Marjoram46
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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"their lives"
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"fitting tribute"
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"thought provoking"
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"stainless steel"
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"nice monument"
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"lifeboat men"
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"visiting poole"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This modern sculpture stands outside the RNLI college/hotel. It is well made and thought provoking. On one side are the names of 750 volunteer lifeboat men who have lost their lives trying to save others.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This sculpture is stunning and when you read the names of the RNLI who lost their lives saving others it is very humbling !

Thank Marjoram46
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A beautiful thought provoking sculpture, well worth a look. You can also do coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or evening meals too. Excellent views over Holes Bay and the new Twin. Sails lifting bridge

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I've read some of the reviews and don't know the politics behind it. But it is a thought provoking piece of work and no matter what you think you have to have total respect for the lifeboat crews.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This “charity” has wasted more money than any other I know of, the staff are mainly managers and senior managers who are over paid, this sculpture is another sign of wasting money. They have millions in reserve and yet plead poverty. Get real

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

As can be seen by the photo, this sculpture which is seen at the entrance to the RNLI training building really shines out. Very emotive of what the RNLI stands for.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

It goes without saying that the RNLI are the true definition of the word hero. So this memorial does them proud...strong, robust, brave and dependable.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

A nice monument to people lost at sea. I wouldn't go out of my way to see this, but okay if passing in the area

Thank Miss Moffat A
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

As Memorials go this is very impressive, it's a bit off the beaten track but it's well worth a visit . You can also visit the RNLI headquarters where there is a restaurant and shop. While I was there I also learned they do tours...More

Thank 237colin
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful tribute to the volunteers who lost their lives to save others. Really touching. Poor parking is a shame but you can tour the RNLI training centre which is good 😁

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