Armistice & Remembrance

Armistice Day is on Saturday 11 November 2017. The Act of Remembrance will be led by The Royal British Legion at 11.00am. All are welcome to gather on the Guildhall Square in front of the War Memorial to pay their respects.

Remembrance Sunday will be observed in Salisbury Market Place and Guildhall Square on Sunday 12 November 2017.

The ceremony, led by the Salisbury Branch of the Royal British Legion and supported by Salisbury City Council, will commemorate the service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

The Parade begins as the bells of St. Thomas’s Church fall silent just before 11am, shortly after the Two Minute Silence will take place. Everyone is welcome to join the crowd who will gather around the Guildhall Square to witness the Remembrance ceremony. Following the two minute silence, the Mayor will lead civic and military dignitaries to lay of wreaths on the City’s War Memorial.

Following this, the parade will march along Queen Street and New Canal, where the Mayor Cllr John Lindley accompanied by a senior military officers , will take the salute. The parade will continue to St Thomas’s Church where the Service of Remembrance will be held starting at approximately 11.40am. All are welcome to attend this service.

Please note there will be a large number of road closures in place:

       
  Location/Road/Footpath Action  Time of Closure   
   
  Footpath 66  Closed 09:00 – 14:00  
   
  Castle Street  Parking suspension along Castle Street between Avon Approach and Blue Boar Row and restricted access for taxis in front of Tesco’s. 10.30 – 11.45  
  Blue Boar Row  Disabled bays and loading bay next to the Market Place on Blue Boar Row. 10.30 – 11.45  
  New Canal  Disabled parking bays closed in New Canal and restricted access for taxis 10.30 – 11.45  
  Minster Street  Parking/loading bays and taxi waiting area on Minster Street 12.00 – 13.00  
    Action Time of Closure   
     
  1.      Chipper Lane Closed from Endless Street 10.30 – 11.00  
  2.      Chipper Lane Right turn only 11.00 – 11.45  
  3.      Scots Lane Left turn diversion from Castle Street into Scots Lane 10.30 – 11.45  
  4.      Castle Street Closed incoming from Avon Approach to Blue Boar Row 10.30 – 11.45  
  5.      Blue Boar Row Closed 10.30 – 11.45  
  6.      Queen Street Closed 10.30 – 11.45  
  7.      New Canal Closed 11.15 – 11.45  
  8.      High Street Closed 11.15 – 11.45  
  9.      Bridge Street Closed 11.15 – 11.45  
  10.   Fisherton St up to Malthouse Lane Closed 11.15 – 11.45  
  11.   Catherine Street Closed 11.15 – 11.45  
  12.   Milford Street Closed 11.15 – 11.45  
     Action Time of Closure   
  13.   Bridge Street Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  14.   Fisherton St up to Malthouse Lane Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  15.   Catherine Street Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  16.   New Canal Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  17.   Milford Street Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  18.   High Street Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  19.   Silver Street Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  20.   Minster Street Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  21.   Blue Boar Row Closed 12.15 – 13.00  
  22.   Castle Street Closed up to Chipper Lane 12.15 – 13.00  
  23.   Chipper Lane Right Turn only into Castle Street 12.15 – 13.00  
  24.   Scots Lane Left turn diversion from Castle Street into Scots Lane 12.15 – 13.00  
         

 

 

 

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