London Borough of Croydon

Remembrance Sunday

Sun, 10/11/19 - 10:30 - 13:30

On 10 November, Croydon will remember all those who have died in wars and conflicts across the world.

The civic Remembrance Sunday event has 3 parts: a parade of military units and other uniformed groups, a service of remembrance and a wreath-laying ceremony.

Parade

Military units will march from the Mitcham Road barracks to North End, where they will be joined by other uniformed groups. At around 9.45am they will march from North End to Fairfield Halls via Park Street and Park Lane for the service of remembrance.

Following the service, they will march from Fairfield Halls to Katharine Street via Park Street and High Street for the wreath laying ceremony.

After the ceremony, the military units will march back to Mitcham Road barracks.

Temporary road closures will be in place along the route.

Service of remembrance

The civic service of remembrance will take place in the Phoenix Concert Hall, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG at 10.55am. The service is open to the public and is not a ticketed event. Doors open at 10.30am and those attending should be seated by 10.45am.

The service will include a 2-minute silence at 11am.

Wreath laying ceremony

Following the service, there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph, outside Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET which will commence at 12.30pm. The ceremony will be led by the Mayor of Croydon and Councillor Humayun Kabir who will lay the first wreath on behalf of the citizens of Croydon. He will be followed by civic, faith and community representatives. 

Anyone who wishes to lay a wreath may do so. Wreath layers should meet outside Croydon Clocktower Café at 12.15pm and will be able to lay their wreath as part of the ceremony.

Katharine Street, Park Street, and Fell Road will be shut to traffic from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

For further information regarding the civic Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day events, contact civicevents@croydon.gov.uk.

Venue details
Address Phoenix Concert Hall, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG