Published on 9th September 2022

HM The Queen

The borough council is making local arrangements for residents to pay their respects, following the announcement of the sad death of Her Majesty the Queen.

Local proclamation

Following the national proclamation, the Mayor will read the local proclamation on Sunday 11 September, on the steps of the Municipal Offices at 2.00pm to official invitees and members of the public.

Floral tributes

An area of pavement in front of the Long Gardens (Promenade pavement) will be available to place flowers throughout the period of mourning.

Books of condolence

An online Book of Condolence is now available at and physical Books of Condolence are also available as follows:    

Municipal Offices book of condolence

Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 7.30pm

The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum book of condolence

Monday – Saturday 08:30am – 6.00pm

Sunday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Pittville Pump Room book of condolence

Monday - Sunday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Please note that all Cheltenham Borough Council events and public meetings will now be reviewed accordingly and further communications will be issued.