The proclamation of Charles as King is expected to be held on Saturday 10 September at 11am. In line with official protocol the Proclamation to formalise his succession is then ‘cascaded’ throughout the UK.
On behalf of the County, the West Sussex County Council Chairman will read the official Proclamation on Sunday 11 September at 1pm at County Hall Chichester.
The local Proclamation for the Horsham District will then take place at 3pm on Sunday 11 September at the Carfax bandstand in Horsham. The Proclamation will be made by Horsham District Council Chairman Cllr Kate Rowbottom.
Commenting upon the death of The Queen Cllr Rowbottom said:
We have not just lost a monarch but the matriarch of our nation.
The Queen has been an enduring presence of strength, stability, duty and dedication for so many years.
We all owe her our profound gratitude.
On behalf of the people of Horsham District and the Council I send deepest condolences to all of the Royal family, households and staff.
Members of the public are welcomed to lay floral tributes as a mark of respect in the Garden of Remembrance at St Mary’s Church in the Causeway, Horsham. A steward will receive floral tributes at the front of the church and place them on behalf of the public.