Borough prepares to remember
The Borough is set to unite with the nation to honour those who have fallen in times of conflict. Services will be taking place throughout the Borough of Eastleigh on Sunday 13 November 2022 to remember those who gave their lives in two world wars and all other conflicts across the world.
Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr Adam Manning will be attending the morning service at the War Memorial, Leigh Road Recreation Ground whilst past Mayor Cynthia Garton will be attending the morning service at St Edwards Church, Netley Abbey. The Mayor will also be attending the service at the Military Cemetery, Royal Victoria Country Park at 3pm in the afternoon.
The Council will again be supporting the Royal British Legion’s call for the observance of the Two Minute Silence at 11.00am on Friday 11 November when those who gave their lives in two world wars and over seventy other conflicts, will be remembered. The ceremony is open to all and will be hosted by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Nick Couldrey at The War Memorial in Leigh Road Recreation Ground, Eastleigh.
We have included Ukrainian flags on the bandstand and have invited our Ukrainian guests to join us for his years Remembrance services.
A number of road closures will be in force during the Sunday services and parades across the borough:
Closed: High Street, from its junction with Mortimers Road to its junction with Winchester Street from: 10:45am – 11.15am
Closed: Market Street is closed as the parade starts in Mitchell Road and heads through Wells Place, Road, High Street and Leigh Road. One parade between 10.00am and 11.45am as required – closures in place as parade passes.
Fair Oak & Horton Heath
Closed: Fair Oak Road (including The Square) between its junctions with Botley Road and Summerlands Road; and B3354 Botley Road from the traffic lights at Stubbington Way to Tesco Express between 10.30am and 12noon as required closures in place as parade passes.
Closed: St Johns Road, between its junctions with Bursledon Road and Alexandra Road
Closed: Victoria Road from the entrance of Royal Victoria Country Park to the junction with Grange Road. Grange Road from its junction with Victoria Road to the entrance of the church. Closure from 10 am to 10.45am
Closed: High Street, West End from its junction with Lower New Road and Upper New Road to its junction with Moorgreen Road, West End Road is closed from High St to New Road and St James Road from High Street to Woodlea Gardens. Closure from 10.30am to 11.30am
Three other services are taking place without road closures at
Chandler’s Ford – service at St Boniface Church, Hursley Road at 11am
North Stoneham War Shrine, Avenue Park, Eastleigh at 11am
Netley Abbey - service at Military Cemetery, Royal Victoria Country Park at 3pm