British Royal Family

Prince William gets on the tools to help with Grenfell Tower renovations

The Prince was all to happy to show his support in anyway he could.

By: Bettina Tyrrell

Prince William surprised workers on a TV renovation show helping in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy which claimed the lives of 72 London residents.

Donning a hard hat and high-vis vest, the kindhearted Prince got to work with a paint roller on the site where the team were building a new community centre and home for the Dale Youth Boxing Club.

Prince William has been helping the devastated community behind-the-scenes infront of the camera.

During the program, the father-of-three explained why he and other members of the royal family have been helping to support the community where they can.

"It's been one of the worst disasters in modern time in this country. Everyone's been shocked by how brutal, how horrendous it all was. Everyone's playing catch-up, trying to work out how do you deal with a truly horrendous situation," he told host Nick Knowles on DIYSOS.

"But for the community, they're reliving it all the time so we need...progress needs to happen. The community coming together is the first, important part of fixing that. There's still lots to do."

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"It's been one of the worst disasters in modern time in this country," William says of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

This was William's second appearance on the BBC show DIYSOS. He and his brother Harry stepped on screen to help renovate homes in Manchester for armed forces veterans. During that appearance, William also tried his hand at painting.

"I thought after Manchester you wouldn't ask me back," he joked during the recent episode.

The show's host reminded William that after his last appearance on the show, fans wanted to know if he did indeed finishing painting the entire wall.

"And you did, you insisted if you remember," said Knowles.

William confirmed: "We got to the end, all the way to the bottom."

This was Prince William's second stint on the BBC series DIYSOS.

Tragically, 72 people died when the tower caught on fire on June 14, 2017. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have all done work in public and behind-the-scenes to support the community in the wake of the disaster.