INVITATION: Martin and Lindaat Buckingham Palace

A King’s Lynn business owner has rubbed shoulders with royalty at a Buckingham Palace garden party.

Martin Langford, director of  1-2Call Worksafe, of Laen Court, Horsley’s Fields, was invited to the Royal Society for the Protection of Accidents’ centenary celebration, hosted by the Duke of York and Princess Eugenie on behalf of the Queen, RoSPA’s Patron.

Mr Langford, who attended with wife Linda, said: “It was a celebration of 100 years of health and safety and the success of reducing deaths in the workplace.”

The garden party, attended by more than 3,000 people, included a tour of the grounds and performances by two military bands.