Following the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Eastleigh Borough Council is providing an update on local arrangements over the coming weekend and during the period of national mourning.
A short wreath-laying ceremony involving local organisations and dignitaries is planned for 12 noon on Saturday (10 September) at the Bandstand on the Leigh Road Recreation Ground in Eastleigh town centre.
On Sunday (11 September), the local reading of proclamation of the new monarch by the Mayor of Eastleigh, Councillor Adam Manning, will take place at 2pm on the Bandstand in the Leigh Road Recreation Ground. This will be a very brief ceremony, but members of the public are welcome attend.
A book of condolence has been opened at The Point theatre in Eastleigh town centre and can be signed between 9am and 5pm each day. It will be closed on the day of the state funeral (Monday 19 September) but will re-open the following day (Tuesday 20) for one final opportunity to sign. Books of condolence are also available at parish council offices around the Borough.
Members of the public wishing to lay flowers in tribute to Her Majesty are asked to do so at the Bandstand.
Further information on arrangements during the period of national mourning will be published on the Council’s website and social media channels.