Queen Elizabeth II visited Gloucester on Friday, 23 October, 2009, to see the new canal side development and city regeneration. (Photo: Associated Press)
The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied the Queen on the visit to Gloucester. (Photo: Associated Press)
The royal party travelled by boat along part of the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal.
The royal party was cheered by crowds of people at Gloucester Docks.
Thousands of people turned out at Gloucester Docks to catch a glimpse of the Queen and Prince Philip.
In the afternoon the Queen was due to continue her visit to Gloucestershire with a trip to GCHQ in Cheltenham.
After being greeted by the crowds the royal party had lunch at Gloucestershire College.
The Queen's most recent previous visit to Gloucester was in 2003. (Photo © Lynn Ede)
The Duke of Edinburgh waves to the crowds. (Photo © Lynn Ede)
In the afternoon The Queen visited GCHQ in Cheltenham, where she was introduced to the town's MP Martin Horwood.
At GCHQ The Queen met former intelligence workers from Cheltenham who were based at Bletchley Park during the war. She then had a private tour of the building.
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