Will you celebrate Will & Kate's happy day with a Soho street party of your own?
By LisaMarie80 | Sunday, January 23, 2011, 20:26
Residents and local communities
planning to hold a street party in central London to celebrate the Royal
Wedding should apply as early as possible, Westminster Council urged
With 100 days to go
until the grand occasion, people can receive free advice from the
council on how to hold a street party to celebrate Prince William and
Kate Middleton’s wedding on April 29th and over the long Bank Holiday
organisers wishing to close a road will need check with the council
first to ensure that alternative routes are available for traffic and
may also need to arrange with their neighbours to park elsewhere
locally to clear the street for the day of their party.
special events team can also advise party planners on a range of issues
including if licences are needed - and how best to inform and involve
the wider community.
of Westminster Council Cllr Colin Barrow said they wanted to support the
local community with the minimum of fuss to ensure that everybody can
enjoy the wedding celebrations.
Barrow said: "The Royal wedding is one of the most important events in
the country's history, and we want as many people as possible to join
"We expect thousands of
people will want to come together in Westminster and for our residents
and local communities to follow the great British tradition of holding a
working with the Metropolitan Police, Transport for London, Royal Parks
and other agencies to assist the happy couple's wishes for a celebration
to ensure that their day is memorable for everyone.”