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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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Very thought provoking and eye catching memorial to the men who lost their lives over the last 150 years saving those of many other people at risk. Also visited the RNLI college... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Swindon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very thought provoking and eye catching memorial to the men who lost their lives over the last 150 years saving those of many other people at risk. Also visited the RNLI college building and had a drink in a lovely bar overlooking the harbour. Very friendly welcome.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Poodles Public art is worthy of a tour in itself but this piece is spectacular and can be seen at the entrance to the RNLI college.

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful sculpture outside the RNLI college. It is modern in style but as it represents someone being rescued in the water it doesn't need a lot of interpretation. It really has been done well, it's in its own well maintained spot and makes you stop and think about the basic function of the RNLI and what it is they do.... More 

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Surrey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This sculpture looks very well made and costly, I couldn't help but think did any donations go into this.

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

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 77 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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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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