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Grand Opening Old Parcel Office - 31st March 2007

The Grand Opening of the Old Parcel Office Community Art Centre on Bridlington Railway Station Concourse took place on 31st March 2007. Over 400 people attended and the event.

The opening ceremony was performed in style by the very popular actor Bill Ward (Coronation Street), he was given a warm welcome, great applause and cheers from the fans.

Guests came from all over the country, and represented various organisations including Northern Rail, The Railway Heritage Trust and the Mayor and Mayoress of Bridlington.

Arthur Spurr

Arthur Spurr Honorary Treasurer of Hull & East Yorkshire Mind speaks about the building, funders, Mind and the community use of the Old Parcel Office.

Guest watch the ceromony

Some of the guests watching the ceromony.

Perrie White

Perrie White, talks about the OPO and courses held.

Perrie White

Perrie White, thanks Northern Rail who sponsored the event and introduces Bill Ward to cut the ribbon.

Actor Bill Ward (Coronation Street)

Actor Bill Ward chats to the crowd, before cutting the ribbon. He spent time after the opening talking to fans and signing autographs, leaving no one out, great job done, Thank You!!


A view of more of the guests.

Bridlington's Mayor and Matoress

The Mayor and Mayoress, enjoy refreshments after the ceromony.

Caroline the engineers coach

Charlie Stubbs, Coronation Street Actor calls in at The Station Buffet for a photo call with, Chris Hanson - Chief Bottle washer, Madeline Crook - Flower Lady and Joanna Middleton - Northern Rail Station Manager Yorkshire Region.


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