The Mayor of Southwark

HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

After the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9 April, the Mayor has made the following statement.

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

He has also sent a message on behalf of the people of the borough to the Palace and signed the national book of condolence.

The Royal Family has announced the Ceremonial Royal Funeral will be held at 3pm on Saturday 17 April at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The funeral will begin with a national minute’s silence at 3pm.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the Royal Family has requested that people don’t lay flowers or gather at Royal Residences at this time. If you want to and are able it has been requested that you make a contribution to charity in place of flowers.

Page last updated: 28 January 2022

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