Thirlestaine Breast Centre at Cobalt House, Cheltenham

PUBLISHED: 14:54 10 January 2011 | UPDATED: 17:51 20 February 2013

HRH The Princess Royal is shown a surgical clinic room by Mr James Bristol, Constulant Surgeon.

HRH The Princess Royal is shown a surgical clinic room by Mr James Bristol, Constulant Surgeon.

A new Gloucestershire breast cancer unit was given the royal seal of approval when it was officially opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal in May.

A new Gloucestershire breast cancer unit was given the royal seal of approval when it was officially opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal in May.

Princess Anne unveiled a plaque for the new Thirlestaine Breast Centre at Cobalt House, Thirlestaine Road, Cheltenham.

This cutting edge facility combines breast cancer screening and symptomatic services using the latest digital imaging technology.

It was thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Cobalt Appeal Fund that the building has been transformed into a leading cancer unit for Gloucestershire.


Photography by Anna Lythgoe

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