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Death of Her Majesty the Queen – Announcement from Solihull MBC

The Mayor, Councillors and Officers of Solihull Council are deeply saddened at the news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen.

Our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.

Proclamation of the Accession

The local Proclamation in Solihull will take place at 1pm on Sunday 11 September on the High Street. The Mayor will read the Proclamation.

Books of Condolence

Books of Condolence are available for members of the public to sign at The Core and Chelmsley Wood Library.

The opening times for the condolence books are:

Monday – Friday 9.00am – 7.00pm

Saturday – Sunday 10.00am – 3.00pm

Floral tributes

Two sites have been identified for members of the public to lay flowers. They are Jubilee Gardens, behind Touchwood on Homer Road in Solihull and on Bosworth Drive near the junction with Pine Square roundabout in Chelmsley Wood.

Flying of the Union Flag

The flag at the Council House will be flown at half-mast until the morning after the Queen’s funeral, however it will return to full mast for a short period, from 11am on Saturday 10 September until 1pm on Monday 12 September to mark the proclamation of Charles as King.

Further information can be found here: www.royal.uk.