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The police officer recalls fears that there was a bomb outside the hotel on the morning of Kate Middleton’s wedding

The Gold Commander of the Met Police on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding anniversary recalled fears that a car bomb had been found outside the Goring Hotel where Kate stayed on the morning of their big day.

In 2011, the 39-year-old Duchess spent her last night as a single woman at the London hotel near Buckingham Palace in Belgravia in a Royal Apartment for £ 5,000 a night on the top floor with her mother Carole Middleton and her sister Pippa.

But on the morning of April 29, just 20 minutes before the bride-to-be was due to leave for her ceremony to meet Prince William at Westminster Abbey, police discovered an unidentified vehicle near her whereabouts.

Bob Broadhurst, Gold Commander of the Met Police, appeared in ITV’s new documentary The Day Will and Kate Got Married on the occasion of their 10th anniversary and remembered a car entering the security zone established by officers.

“This is a potential bomb in a car. It’s so close to the Goering entrance and exit that we probably won’t be able to get Kate and her group out in time,” he said.

Fortunately, the car turned out not to be explosives and instead belonged to a tourist who was undoubtedly shocked to find “his vehicle with no windows and doors next to a parking fee,” joked Broadhurst.

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The Met Police Gold Commander (pictured) from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding anniversary has recalled fears that a car bomb had been found outside the Goring Hotel where Kate was staying on the morning of their big day

In 2011, the 39-year-old Duchess spent her last night as a single woman at the London hotel near Buckingham Palace in Belgravia in a Royal Apartment for £ 5,000 a night on the top floor with her mother Carole Middleton and her sister Pippa (together pictured)

In 2011, the 39-year-old Duchess spent her last night as a single woman at the London hotel near Buckingham Palace in Belgravia in a Royal Apartment for £ 5,000 a night on the top floor with her mother Carole Middleton and her sister Pippa (together pictured)

When the police commander spoke about the program, he recalled: “We had a safe zone around the Göring Hotel.

“I don’t know how it happened, and I don’t really want to know how it happened to this day, but someone in a car came through the security zone, drove near Göring, just around the corner from the car and legged it and joined the crowd.

‘Now we have a real problem. This is a potential bomb in a car. It’s so close to the Goering entrance and exit that we probably won’t be able to get Kate and her group out in time.

‘It was 15, 20 minutes before their due departure time. Meanwhile the clock is ticking, and at that moment the door opened and my boss walked in with a group of dignitaries from the International Olympic Committee who showed them how the Met works.

But on the morning of April 29, just 20 minutes before the bride-to-be was due to leave for her ceremony for Prince William at Westminster Abbey, the police discovered an unknown vehicle near her whereabouts (picture).

But on the morning of April 29, just 20 minutes before the bride-to-be was due to leave for her ceremony for Prince William at Westminster Abbey, the police discovered an unknown vehicle near her whereabouts (picture).

“You could break the silence with a knife while we try to solve this problem and then a little voice from the corner, one of the tactical advisors, let’s say,” Here, Governor, I hear Paddy Power Shall I Put 10,000 on one so that the church doesn’t make it on time? Should I raise some money for it? “and that kind of broke the ice.

At this point our explosives officers showed up. It wasn’t a bomb and we could not only downgrade the threat but also say stick with Plan A, let’s get started, ”he explained.

“I think this poor person who was just a tourist at the end of the day came back to find a car with no doors or windows and a parking ticket,” the officer joked.

Prince William and Kate leave Westminster Abbey after their royal wedding in London on April 29, 2011

Prince William and Kate leave Westminster Abbey after their royal wedding in London on April 29, 2011

Elsewhere in the documentary, the baker behind Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding cake recalled having to remove a front door at Buckingham Palace to safely get the creation inside.

Fiona Cairns shows up on the day Will and Kate were married, revealing how the Queen noticed the “dismantling” of her home before the couple’s big day.

The program will air at 9 p.m. tonight, and the baker recalls the struggles she had with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s eight-tier, 3-foot-tall fruitcake design.

‘I can remember [the Queen] said, “I hear that you took down my house,” and I said to her, “Well, we had to take a door from the room downstairs so the car with the cake could go through,” said Fiona.

The baker (pictured) behind Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding cake recalled having to remove a front door at Buckingham Palace to safely get the creation inside

The baker (pictured) behind Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding cake recalled having to remove a front door at Buckingham Palace to safely get the creation inside

Fiona, fondly known as the Queen of Cakes, was responsible for baking the most famous cake in recent history – the 2011 wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey.

The spectacular eight-tier, 3-foot creation weighed almost 16th place and took Fiona and her team six weeks to create.

Recalling the moment the cake was brought to Buckingham Palace from her bakery, Fiona said, “I was told Her Majesty would come through the door at the top of the picture gallery for lunch.

Fiona Cairns appears in ITV's new documentary, The Day Will and Kate Got Married, revealing how the Queen is before the couple's big day

Fiona Cairns appears in ITV’s new documentary The Day Will and Kate Got Married, revealing how the Queen noticed the “dismantling” of her home ahead of the couple’s big day. Pictured the couple’s cake

“So of course no pressure never to have built this cake,” admitted the designer, who has also baked creations for the bands Pink Floyd and Simply Red in the past.

Fiona continued: “When the queen came to us, the cake wasn’t quite ready.

“I remember her saying, ‘I hear you took my house down,’ and I said to her, ‘Well, we had to take a door from the room below so that the cake cart could go through . “But it was all reset, so it ended up fine. ‘

The day Will and Kate got married is at 9 p.m. on ITV tonight.

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