Books of condolences for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh


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The passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

We join the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

The flags on public buildings around the county have been lowered to half-mast.

An online book of condolence will be available on Buckingham Palace’s website.

Residents who do not have online access can send a message of condolence to the Chairman’s Office, Room 102, West Sussex County Council, County Hall, Chichester PO19 1RQ.

Because of the current COVID-19 guidance and restrictions, people are urged to please avoid gathering in public places: for example, rather than laying flowers in a public area, they may wish to display a floral tribute at home.


His Royal Highness in West Sussex

His Royal Highness accompanied Her Majesty on a number of her visits to West Sussex, including Chichester, Burgess Hill, the South of England Show, Christ’s Hospital, Horsham and Crawley.

If you would like to view other historic photos of the late Duke of Edinburgh search for ‘Prince Phillip’ on West Sussex Past Pictures.

Pictured: Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh meeting the crowds in Crawley in June, 1958. Her Majesty planted a maple tree to mark the official opening of the newly-completed Queens Square. Picture: from West Sussex County Council’s archives

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