Prince William visits Tarmac Safety Park in Nottinghamshire

Prince William looked the part in a bright orange high-vis jacket as he visited the Tarmac National Skills and Safety Park in Nottinghamshire today. 

The Duke of Cambridge, 38, was photographed operating an excavator simulator, before heading out on site and trying out the real deal. 

During his visit, the father-of-three met with bosses and young apprentices at the site.

He then joined a meeting with chief executives, managing directors and chairmen of leading UK businesses, where they discussed everything from social mobility and training for young people.

Prince William, 38, donned a bright orange high-vis jacket as he visited the Tarmac National Skills and Safety Park in Nottinghamshire today

The Duke of Cambridge was keen to get stuck in and was pictured operating an excavator simulator

The Duke of Cambridge was keen to get stuck in and was pictured operating an excavator simulator

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business – and it has recently developed a skills centre which provides dedicated training to those hoping to embark on careers in the industry. 

It helps the company with everything from training apprentices, graduates and those hoping for a smooth transition into the sector.

Later that day, he visited The Beacon – a day centre which gives support to the homeless and vulnerable people – where he spoke with service users. 

Prince William’s solo engagements come a day after he and wife Kate Middleton made a joint appearance at the theatre in London last night. 

The father-of-three (pictured) looked in high spirits as he visited Tarmac - the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business

The father-of-three (pictured) looked in high spirits as he visited Tarmac – the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business

The royal was keen to get stuck in as he was given a tour around the construction site earlier today

The royal was keen to get stuck in as he was given a tour around the construction site earlier today

Prince William was also shown the recently developed skills centre, which provides training for individuals moving into the sector. Pictured, operating an excavator simulator

Prince William was also shown the recently developed skills centre, which provides training for individuals moving into the sector. Pictured, operating an excavator simulator

The Duke of Cambridge was given a lesson on how to operate an asphalt paver during his visit to the Tarmac National Skills and Safety Park today

The Duke of Cambridge was given a lesson on how to operate an asphalt paver during his visit to the Tarmac National Skills and Safety Park today

After heading outside, Prince William donned a hard hat and protective glasses as he operated an Asphalt Paver

After heading outside, Prince William donned a hard hat and protective glasses as he operated an Asphalt Paver



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