VIDEO: The Queen’s 1955 visit to Burnley

The Queen visit a mill in Nelson on her tour of Lancashire
The Queen visit a mill in Nelson on her tour of Lancashire
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With the nation already celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday, we’ve been taking a look in the archives at her visit to Burnley and Nelson in 1955.

The young Queen, accompanied by Prince Philip, was greeted by thousands of locals aas she visited Burnley Town Hall and took a look at the local weaving industry on an extended visit to Nelson.

On her tour of the county, Queen Elizabeth also called in at Lancaster and Morecambe, as well as Blackburn.