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Residents and Street Friends who wish to take part in ‘The Big Jubilee Lunch’ to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee can apply free of charge to hold street parties between Thursday 2 June and Sunday 5 June.
The deadline for these applications is Thursday 10 March 2022, which can be made click here for application.
The up to £3000 grant to decorate high streets and shopping parade throughout Bromley for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is open for application.
The high street decorations can be displayed between 23 May and 12 June. £30,000 is currently allocated to the grant programme, and applications will be prioritised based on criteria outlined on the website if applications exceed the funds available.
Her Majesty the Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, it celebrate 70 years of the queen service to the United Kingdom.
What’s on in bromley can tell you that a wide range of exciting commemorative activities will take place to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022 throughout Bromley.
Apart from the decoration of Bromley hight Street and shopping parade a cultural activity programme for children and families is been prepared, active participation in national celebratory campaigns such as beacon lighting, and the waiving of road closure fees for associated street parties.
The Bromley council will be sharing further details on the council’s plans to mark this special occasion with all Bromley’s residents in due course”.
Street parties can take place any day over the four-day bank holiday that has been announced to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee starting on Thursday 2 June 2022, which consists of one extra bank holiday and the traditional Spring bank holiday being moved from the end of May to the start of June.
However, it should be noted that the national Big Jubilee Lunch street parties are at a national level being encouraged to take place on Sunday 5 June.
Those applying for street parties are encouraged to apply early to avoid disappointment and also to mention that the party is for the Platinum Jubilee in your application. Whilst party organisers always need the council’s permission to hold an event on the road or pavement, fees only normally apply if a road needs to be closed, although not on this occasion as specified above.
Party organisers are not required to have public liability insurance cover for their event, but it is strongly recommended as your event would not be covered by the council’s insurance.
However, organisers must ensure that certain conditions are met. These include the need for applicants to steward the event, having diversion and warning signs, with flashing lamps at each vehicle access point and being able to easily remove tables, chairs and other temporary objects to allow access for emergency vehicles.
Similarly, banners and bunting hanging across the road must be secured at a height of at least 7 metres (23 feet).
Once approved, the council will inform the emergency services, public utility and bus companies of the planned street party.