Road closures ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Berkhamsted

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
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Details of road closures ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Berkhamsted next week have been released today (Tuesday, April 26).

Her Majesty the Queen will be visiting Berkhamsted School and St Peter’s Church on Friday, May 6.

Though the exact time of her arrival is not known, it is rumoured to be in the morning after 9.15am.

Berkhamsted High Street will be closed between the junctions of Victoria Road and Kings Road from 7am until 6pm.

Church Lane will be closed from 7am until 6pm and Castle Street will be closed from 5.30am until 6pm.

All parking bays within the designated road closure area will also be suspended from 4pm on Thursday, May 5. Access for residents’ vehicles will be maintained until 9.15am, then the road will be completely closed with no access to any vehicles until Her Majesty has left.

Crowd barriers will be in place on the day for safety and security reasons but they do not guarantee a view of the event from that area.

Residents with concerns should email Dacorum Borough Council’s communications team at communications@dacorum.gov.uk.

The council has apologised in advance for any inconvenience caused.