Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP, Boris Johnson recently paid a visit to Hillingdon Abbots FC to offer his support to the club and plant a memorial tree in honour of its much-loved former Chairman, Laurence Cummings.
Boris was met on arrival by current Chairman Michael Cummings before being taken on a tour of the clubhouse where he spoke with other staff and coaches. During the visit, Boris was also briefed about the club’s exciting plans and vision for the future, including their efforts to try and get a new AstroTurf pitch.
Boris ended his visit by planting a tree in memory of the late chairman, Laurence Cummings who made such an enormous contribution to the club and the wider Hillingdon community.
Commenting, Boris said: “It was a pleasure to meet with Michael and some of the other coaches and learn more about the club’s exciting plans and vision for the future. I was especially honoured to be asked to plant a red rose tree in memory of Laurence who did so much for the local community and sport across Hillingdon.”