Book of Condolence opens at Alfreton House following death of The Queen

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Sun 11th September 2022

A Book of Condolence has opened at Alfreton House following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll.

The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral Castle on Thursday (September 8) at the age of 96.

Her son, King Charles lll, was proclaimed as the monarch at a ceremony at St James’s Palace, in London, on Saturday (September 10).

Councillor John Walker, Mayor of Alfreton, has paid tribute to The Queen.

He said: “I would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Royal Family.

“We hope we can speak on behalf of Alfreton residents in showing our respect at this time to our nations’ Royal Family.”

A Book of Condolence is available in the foyer of Alfreton House for residents to sign.

The Book will be available between 9.30am and 2.30pm Monday to Friday, and between 10am and 3pm on Saturday.

Floral tributes can also be left on the lawn of Alfreton House but, as per national guidance, the town council has asked that any flowers left should be unwrapped.