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Tuesday 13 September 2022

Information and arrangements from Surrey Police following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be preceded by a period of Lying-in-State. Dates and further details of these events will be announced by the Royal Household in due course.

A period of National Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has now started and will continue until the end of the day of the State Funeral.

Travel information - Radio Jackie will have full travel updates across the period.

Public transport in key locations will be very busy and journeys may take longer than usual.

Further information will be announced by network operators, and you should check your journey before you travel to ensure all services are running as expected.

Transport for London

National Rail

London: advice if you're travelling to London.

Edinburgh: advice if you're travelling to Edinburgh.

Windsor: advice if you're travelling to Windsor.

Balmoral: advice if you're travelling to Balmoral. 

If you see or hear anything that you think is suspicious, speak to a member of staff or an officer, or call us on 101. If you're on a train or at a station, call 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016.

In an emergency call 999

Road closures

There are road closures in central London, in Scotland and throughout the country. 

Please do check if you're travelling in case your journey is disrupted.



If you're paying your respects please make sure you're in a safe location.

Floral Tributes

The government and the Royal Household respectfully request that no official flowers, wreaths, or tributes be sent from organisations to the location of the State Funeral, Royal Residences or government offices.

Within your local community there may be a place, such as a town hall or place of worship, where members of the public can lay flowers or tributes in memory of Her Majesty. Please check the website of your local authority, or local media for further information.

In all locations you should follow the advice and direction of stewards.

London: A memorial flower garden will be created in Green Park and will be the main place for laying flowers near Buckingham Palace.

Windsor: Flowers can be laid on the Long Walk at Cambridge Gate close to the town centre. Read further information on the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead website.

Sandringham: Flowers can be laid on the estate and visitors will be directed to the correct location on arrival.

Belfast: Flowers can be laid at Hillsborough Castle. Read further information on the Northern Ireland Office website.

Edinburgh: Flowers can be laid at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Read further information on the Scottish Government website.

Balmoral: Flowers can be laid at the Main Gate to the Castle. Read further information on the Balmoral Castle website.

Cardiff: Flowers can be laid at the areas either side of the City Hall entrance. Read further information on the Welsh Government website.

Commemorative Events

Many community organisations, including places of worship, Local Authorities and charities, will arrange events commemorating the life and service of Her Majesty. This may include holding services of reflection (or similar), as well as opportunities for those with no religious beliefs to pay their respects.

Local Authorities will support the coordination of local events so please check with them or your local place of worship for further details.

Staying safe

If it's not an emergency, call 101 or tell us about it online

If it is an emergency, if someone is in immediate danger, call 999


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:03 pm  

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