Pay your tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Following the sad passing of Her Majesty The Queen, the Government and the Royal Household have issued the following guidance for the Period of National Mourning.

Find more information about the Period of National Mourning on GOV.UK

Books of Condolence in Redcar and Cleveland

Books of Condolence are available in Redcar and Cleveland at the following locations for residents, councillors, staff and residents.

Condolences can also be sent on-line via email address:

Royal Family Book of Condolence

The Royal Family has announced that a national Online Book of Condolence is now available on the Royal website for those who wish to send a personal message.

Send a message of condolence

Ceremonial Arrangements

The Royal Ceremonial Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held on Monday 19 September in Westminster Abbey. The funeral will be a bank holiday.

Further details can be found at the Royal Household's website

Flags and silences

Union flags flying from Royal Residences and Government Buildings were half-masted on Thursday 8 September.

The flag will remain at half-mast on all public buildings until 8am on the morning following the funeral - apart from occasions when it will be raised for ceremonial purposes in line with national protocol.

Businesses or other organisations wishing to pay their respects by half-masting flags or holding silences should follow the guidance that has been issued by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.