08 10/08/2016

His Grace The Duke of Westminster

We were saddened to hear of the death yesterday of His Grace The Duke of Westminster who had been President of the North of England Zoological Society since 1987.

The Duke visited the zoo on many occasions, a charity organisation he supported proudly and proclaimed as one of the leading conservation institutions in Europe. Most recently, in June, he joined us for a tour of our Islands habitat, when he again voiced his support for the zoo and the work we do, both in his home county of Cheshire and around the world.

On behalf of everyone at the zoo, we will convey our deepest condolences to his family, and the staff at Eaton Estate.