It was a big day at Fort Vale Engineering today as a Royal visitor made an appearance.
Staff welcomed the Duke of Kent to the award-winning Simonstone plant to tour the facilities and meet staff.
Here’s our photos from the day, taken by photographer Andrew Smith.
Click back for more video from Simonstone, as well as photos and video from the Duke’s further visits to Burnley and Barrowford.
And don’t miss next week’s newspapers for a full report of the Royal visit.