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Horsham District mourns the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip


09 Apr 2021


Horsham District Council has, with great sadness, received an announcement from Her Majesty The Queen’s Press Secretary at Buckingham Palace regarding the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on 9 April 2021.

The Council joins the nation in expressing its deep sadness at this time, as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by Prince Philip.

The Chairman of the Council will be sending an official letter of condolence to the Royal family at this difficult time.

As a mark of respect, flags are being flown at half- mast from Park House offices and the Carfax.

For those who wish to express their sadness at the passing of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh in their own way, a book of condolence can be found on the Royal website.

We also ask residents to be mindful that COVID restrictions remain in place.

For further information please visit the Royal website.