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RNLI Memorial Sculpture

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Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
Phone Number: 0845 122 6999
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Description: 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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RNLI sculpture

This all metal structure epitomises what the RNLI is all about in a minimalist but striking way. It is easily seen from the road and represents someone in a boat rescuing a person... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This all metal structure epitomises what the RNLI is all about in a minimalist but striking way. It is easily seen from the road and represents someone in a boat rescuing a person from the sea.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I think it's just had a little renovation or clean as it's had scaffolding around it! I think it's made of bronze and it depicts two men and I think a fishing boat! It's situated outside the RNLI college.

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Hedge End, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This memorial sits right outside the RNLI College. In memory of the brave lifeboat crew. Whilst visiting why not pop inside the RNLI main reception where you will find a shop and if you head upstairs there is a cafe bar.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A very emotive memorial to the brave men and women of the RNLI who gave the ultimate sacrifice in their selfless support of other.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Brilliant and moving memorial to all those who work on such an admirable mission. It's well worth walking to see it if you're on/around Poole - but I wouldn't make a trip from afar especially to see it. It's quick access from Poole high street - just walk through the alley next door to Nationwide, past the carpark, across the... More 

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Salisbury, Wiltshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

well worth a look if you are in the area. Looks spectacular on a sunny day. Has the added benefit of being outside the RNLI college so take the opportunity to visit the slipway bar or Riggers restaurant!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A deeply moving memorial to all those who lost their lives at sea trying to save others. This memorial has over 800 names of people lost at sea since 1824.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Before entering the RNLI building you pass the memorial. It is a beautiful stainless steel sculpture of a Lifeboat man reaching down into the sea to pull out someone who is drowning. Very moving.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I saw this memorial sculpture by accident searching for asda.... and I was so positively surprised that I don't know why it's not located in better place for people to see - it's not easy to find.. but if you are planning to visit Poole you should see this sculpture - looks very nice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Awe inspiring humbling sculpture. Silver metal waves forms part of this sculpture around the base. The name of every lifeboat person who last their life has been engraved into this section with a note of the station they served in.

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Address: Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
Phone Number: 0845 122 6999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole

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