2:44pm Monday 25th February 2013
By Robert Fisk
QUEEN Elizabeth II’s visit to the borough during her jubilee year is now marked by a permanent memorial in Hayes.
After months in the planning, fundraising and making, the diamond jubilee clock was unveiled in Station Approach by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant Sir David Brewer on Sunday (February 24).
Around 150 attended the unveiling before a reception was held at the New Inn nearby.
Speaking after the ceremony Gill Jaynes, from the Hayes Village Association’s clock committee, said: “The unveiling of this clock makes me proud to be a Hayes resident.”
The clock cost around £9,000, with the money coming from fundraisers and donations by Hayes residents, businesses, schools and associations.
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