PRINCE Charles found out all about Lincolnshire Co-operative and its plans for Lincoln city centre when he visited the city recently.
Lincolnshire Co-operative's Chief Executive Ursula Lidbetter talked to the Prince at a special briefing at Lincoln Guildhall.
The society has been working with the Princes Foundation on the City Centre Masterplan, which gives a vision of how Lincoln could develop in the next 30 years.
Prince Charles is particularly interested in the design of buildings and he was very interested to see the ideas his Foundation has come up with for the Lindongate scheme. The scheme will create a new bus/rail interchange which will free up the old bus station site and surrounding area which is earmarked for retail development.
The Prince arrived by Royal train at Lincoln's Central Station and walked through the Cornhill and market area to see the site of the proposed scheme. He then arrived at the Guildhall and talked through plans with Miss Lidbetter for the area and was very interested to know about the society and its active role in community regeneration.