Statement from Milton Keynes Mayor Andrew Geary on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
It is with great sadness that Milton Keynes Council hears of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
We send our deep condolences to the Royal Family on behalf of the people of Milton Keynes. I will be writing to The Royal Household to express our sympathies.
Flags are now flying at half-mast at the Council’s civic offices and will do so at Station Square; they will continue to fly at half-mast until after the funeral of His Royal Highness.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions no Book of Condolence will be opened in Milton Keynes and local people who wish to send condolences are invited to do so on the Buckingham Palace online Book of Condolence, which will be available at www.royal.uk
Anyone who wishes to place flowers can do so while observing social distancing precautions at the Milton Keynes Rose in Campbell Park.
Note on leaving flowers
Flowers left elsewhere may be moved to The MK Rose. Flowers should be taken out of cellophane wrappers and we ask for no naked flames/candles. Some non-weatherproof items may be removed after a short period.