Southend residents submit over 100 street party applications to celebrate The Queen’s reign

More than 100 applications have been received for street party permits and road closures to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – with the deadline closing on 5 May.

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There is less than one week left for residents to apply to the Council for their street party permit and road closure ahead of the long four-day bank holiday weekend celebration.

All applications for a Platinum Jubilee street party and road closure must be received by Friday 5 May. When filing out your application, please ensure that all necessary details have been entered to ensure that the application is valid.

Tandra Forster, executive director for adults and communities, said: “I think it’s wonderful that over the four-day bank holiday weekend, with so many communities will be gathering to celebrate this historic event.

“Street parties are a great opportunity for people to come together on special occasions, and as our Queen celebrates 70 years on the throne, I am pleased that the council is taking the initiative to make sure neighbourhoods celebrate in the best and safest way possible.

“I would urge anyone thinking of holding a street party to visit our website or get in touch for help and assistance, sooner rather than later.”  

A full list of road closures will be published ahead of the weekend so residents who are planning to travel over that weekend can plan their route in advance.

For more information on how to apply for your street party permit please visit: Organising a Street Party.

Published: 29th April 2022

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