Duke of Edinburgh to open University building

The Duke of Edinburgh will receive an Honorary Doctorate from Plymouth University.
The Duke of Edinburgh will receive an Honorary Doctorate from Plymouth University. Credit: ITV Westcountry

The Duke of Edinburgh will unveil a new building at Plymouth's University later today.

The £19 million Marine building will house the country's most sophisticated wave tank testing facility and state-of-the-art ship simulator.

The Duke will also be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science in recognition of his naval career.

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Duke Of Edinburgh In Plymouth

The Duke of Edinburgh has unveiled a new £19m building today at Plymouth University. The Duke was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science in recognition of his naval career.