Here are a few photographs of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on previous visits to Salford.
1954 - Royal visit
Men standing on the back of a CWS truck at the corner of Withington Street, Windsor Bridge to get a better view of Queen Elizabeth II visiting Salford.
The Mayor and Mayoress of Salford, Alderman and Mrs JH Lester, are waiting in the rain on the Crescent to welcome the Royal Party. The building with the black and white decoration was the Jubilee Nurses Home, now it is the Working Class Movement Library. The block at the centre of the image has now been demolished.
Royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Salford.
Queen Elizabeth II royal visit.
Royal visit to Salford. Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Philip at Peel Park.
1961 - Royal visit
Crowds gather for royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Elizabeth II being greeted by the Mayor of Salford, Alderman Margaret Whitehead.
Reception for royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II.
1968 - Royal visit to Worsley for Operation Spring Clean
Crowds sitting and waiting.
Sea cadets lined up alongside canal.
Scouts lined up alongside canal.
Queen Elizabeth II in Worsley on humped back bridge over canal with sea cadets at rear.
Queen Elizabeth II in Worsley meeting guests.
Queen Elizabeth II in Worsley walking over humped back bridge. Colonel Willink at rear.
Brownies on canal bank.
Queen Elizabeth II in Worsley standing near humped back bridge talking to Colonel Willink.
2012 - visit to MediaCityUK
MediaCity piazza with image of Queen Elizabeth II on the big screen.
Queen Elizabeth II leaving car after arriving at The Quays.
Queen Elizabeth II accepting flowers from a person in the crowd.
Queen Elizabeth II walking past well wishers that are waving Union flags.