The Rolls Family of Monmouth – Roger James

16 APRIL@14:30 - 16:00
Charles Rolls driver and George V

The Rolls Family of Monmouth – Roger James

16 April @ 14:30 - 16:00

Roger James will talk about the Rolls family and in particular Charles Stewart Rolls.

How Rolls came to meet Henry Royce and form the Rolls-Royce Motor Company and why the company was so successful from the outset.

The involvement of Rolls with early aviation.

Rolls’ early death with a short piece of film at the flying event in Bournemouth where he died.

Free to all Monmouth u3a members.

Come alone or bring a friend, stay for a chat over tea and biscuits afterwards.

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16 April
14:30 - 16:00
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Bridges Centre
Drybridge Park
Monmouth, NP25 5AS
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Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.