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Duke of Gloucester meets Ellis Furniture apprentice

An apprentice from Huddersfield-based manufacturer Ellis Furniture, Chris Mattimoe, met The Duke of Gloucester during his official visit to Leeds College of Building, the UK’s specialist construction college.

Duke of Gloucester meets Ellis Furniture apprentice

The Duke, a former architect who now represents The Queen at royal engagements, requested a visit to the college after learning of the national and international accolades the students have secured.

Mattimoe is one of the latest recruits on the three-year Ellis Furniture Apprenticeship and joined Ellis Furniture as an apprentice in August 2011 after successfully passing a construction skills test and interviews.

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