Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William met with the survivors of the fire that hit Grenfell Tower on Friday (16.06.17).

Queen Elizabeth at the Westway Sports Centre

Queen Elizabeth at the Westway Sports Centre

The 91-year-old royal and her 34-year-old grandson visited the Westway Sports Centre in West London today following the massive blaze that hit the building on Tuesday (13.06.17), which has reportedly left 30 people dead.

During the monarch and the Duke of Cambridge's 45-minute visit to the emergency shelter they met with the courageous emergency services that were on hand to rescue those caught up in the building, as well as local residents, and community representatives, and they took the time out to listen to the survivors recall their horrifying experiences.

And William has hailed the tragic incident as the "most terrible thing" he has "ever" witnessed.

Speaking at the site, which has been reported on the Mail Online, he said: "It's one of the most terrible things I have ever seen."

The Queen was accompanied by a volunteer as she was shown around the shelter, which was set up to allow people to donate food and clothes to those whose possessions went up in flames earlier this week.

During the visit the Queen and William praised all of the helpers for their "incredible" support, and has urged them to continue to help as much as they can.

A charity worker for Penny Appeak named Taksima Ferdous, said: "The Queen said to me 'You have been incredible, please keep continuing.'

"Prince William shook my hand and said 'Thank you', I think his time was quite limited.

"She spoke to the families affected and to the workers and volunteers. She asked me about the support we are providing and I told her about the aid and donations and how the community has come together - so much so that we are saying that we don't need anymore donations.

"They both encouraged us, the volunteers, to continue with the work that we are doing. They were thanking us, I think they are grateful.

"She told me that what we are doing is fabulous and that the response from the community has been incredible."

The Queen and the Duke also met with the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, Ken Olisa.

The news the royals had visited the scene spread fast and crowds started to form rapidly, as firefighters, paramedics, other members in the forces, and the public wanted to greet the duo.

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