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Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
Phone Number: +44 845 122 6999
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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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a beautiful sculpture

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 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 .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

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

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Thank Dave C
Upton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

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

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Thank RalphNewell
Cambridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 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.

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Thank Sandy W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

The memorial sculpture sets off the new development around RNLI HQ perfectly and is a point at which to stop and consider the great history that surrounds this place and organization. I volunteered at RNLI HQ for a while and was moved by the people I met who worked there, all of whom are aware of the importance of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Take a bit of working out if you never seen it before as the legends is behind the sculpture,..the names of those who lost their lives to save other..are on the reverse side.located outside the new Building of the RNLI College ..and the placement could easily have been in the city centre to raise awareness...nevertheless..the whole point of the scupture... More 

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Thank Hotel I
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

A wonderful modern sculpture dedicated to those risking their lives saving those who get into trouble at sea. I raise my hat to those dedicated volunteers

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I watched the workmen raise this lovely memorial to our brave lifeboat crews. Behind it, RNLI HQ rises up into the sky, separating the road from the bay where often float several classes of lifeboat ready for trainees to try to break. Well done, everyone there. Thank you for your unflinchingly heroic service to our community. And what can WE... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

I walked past this memorial on my way back to my hotel. I was not aware of the RNLI's history with Poole or that it was the RNLI's training headquarters. I wish that I would have had the time to visit and take a tour.

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