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HM The Queen

Book of condolence

Today is the last day to sign our book of condolence, which will be available on the first floor in the Mancroft room of City Hall from 9am and 4pm on Tuesday 20 September. For those with mobility issues, access is via the Bethel Street entrance where you will be assisted on arrival.

A book of condolence will not be available at Norfolk County's Council's headquarters, County Hall. Instead, they are encouraging anyone who would like to pay their respects to email their condolences to or send them by post to the Lieutenancy Office, Norfolk County Council, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH.

An online book of condolence can be found on the official royal website at

Flowers and tributes

Flowers and other tributes are to be placed in front of City Hall on St Peters Street. Where possible please remove any cellophane packing from around flowers.  

Norwich City Council’s Proclamation

On Sunday 11 September the public were invited to witness the Lord Mayor of Norwich read the official Proclamation of Accession of King Charles III outside City Hall. 

Letter of condolence

The Lord Mayor of Norwich has sent a letter of condolence on behalf of the city council and its residents to the private secretary of the new Sovereign. 

Statement from the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor Dr Kevin Maguire

The Lord Mayor said: “On behalf of Norwich City Council and its residents, I extend our greatest sympathy to the Royal Family and the Palace following the passing of Her Majesty the Queen. 

“Here in Norwich we are marking her passing respectfully in a number of ways which include the flag being flown at half-mast initially and then according to protocol.

“Our residents are invited to pay their respects via a book of condolence which will be available at City Hall”. 

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