HM The Queen

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II


Statement from the Town Mayor

The Town Mayor, Cllr. John Stewart, fellow Town Councillors, the Town Clerk and the Town Hall staff are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty The Queen who died peacefully at Balmoral on Thursday 8th September.

Our thoughts are with the Queen’s family, friends and all those whose lives she had a profound effect on.

Religious Ceremonies

The whole community of Bollington is invited to a special commemoration service marking the death of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Bollington Parish Church, St Oswald’s, on the day before her funeral, Sunday 18th September at 10.30am.

All are welcome.

Link to website of church

Placing of Flowers

If residents wish to lay flowers in commemoration of HM Queen Elizabeth II, there is a designated area next to the sensory garden at the rear of the Memorial Gardens.
Please remove all cellophane.

Book of condolence

A book of condolence is available at the Town Hall from 9.30am to 2.30pm on weekdays until Friday 16th September.

Proclamation Ceremony

The Town Mayor, Cllr. John Stewart, will lead the Proclamation Ceremony in Bollington at the Civic Hall on Sunday 11th September, 5pm, at the Civic Hall.

All are welcome to attend – please arrive a few minutes before.

Proclamation for Proclaiming the new Sovereign in the United Kingdom

Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to call to His Mercy our late Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth the Second of Blessed and Glorious Memory, by whose Decease the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is solely and rightfully come to The Prince Charles Philip Arthur George: We, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this Realm and Members of the House of Commons, together with other members of Her late Majesty’s Privy Council and representatives of the Realms and Territories, Aldermen and Citizens of London, and others, do now hereby with one voice and Consent of Tongue and Heart publish and proclaim that The Prince Charles Philip Arthur George is now, by the Death of our late Sovereign of Happy Memory, become our only lawful and rightful Liege Lord Charles the Third, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of His other Realms and Territories, King, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, to whom we do acknowledge all Faith and Obedience with humble Affection; beseeching God by whom Kings and Queens do reign to bless His Majesty with long and happy Years to reign over us.

Given at St. James’s Palace this tenth day of September in the year of Our Lord twenty thousand and twenty-two.