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Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull visit Southwark Cathedral

1 week, 3 days ago

On Monday 10 July the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon. Theresa May MP, accompanied by the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull visited Southwark Cathedral with Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, to meet First Responders to the terror attack at London Bridge and Borough Market.  They also visited Borough Market.

At Southwark Cathedral they were greeted by the Sub Dean, The Revd Canon Michael Rawson, the Precentor, The Revd Canon Gilly Myers and the Succentor, The Revd Rachel Young, all of whom had been much involved in the pastoral and liturgical response to the attacks.  Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull then spoke to members of the emergency services before going on to meet stall holders at Borough Market who were present on the night of the attack.

Canon Michael Rawson said, 'Southwark Cathedral is at the heart of this community and has been active in helping to reclaim and rebuild this area following the attacks on 3 June.  We, here in the community and across the country, are grateful to the work and bravery of our first responders and it was a privilege for our Prime Minister and the Australian Prime Minister to be able come and express their thanks at the Cathedral'.

The photographs of the visit can be found on https://www.flickr.com/gp/southwarkcofe/Fg4v44