The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral on Thursday 8 September 2022.
As we all mourn the loss of the nation’s beloved Queen, the College has decided to take time to pause our social media as a mark of respect.
A book of condolence is available to sign at the Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, between 9am-5pm Monday – Friday. There is also an official book of condolence where you can leave your messages at www.royal.uk/send-message-condolence.
Further to the official confirmation regarding the Bank Holiday to mark the Queen’s funeral, please note that the College will be closed on Monday 19th September.
If you are due to have a class that day please be advised that there will be no classes held on Monday 19th September and that your tutor will let you know make up class details in due course
Please see the below update from the London Borough of Sutton.
Statement from The Worshipful the Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton, Councillor Trish Fivey
“Queen Elizabeth II served this nation dutifully for over 70 years. Our sadness at this time is shared by people across the globe as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by our longest-reigning Monarch.
“Upon her visit to The Royal Marsden Trust in Sutton in 1963, she left a huge impression on the newly-established hospital and its staff.
“Flags at the Civic Offices in Sutton have been lowered to half-mast as a mark of respect and on behalf of the people of Sutton we pledge our support to her Successor, King Charles III.
Statement from the Leader of the Council, Councillor Ruth Dombey
“Her Majesty The Queen was an inspirational figure whose decades of public service have touched countless lives. The London Borough of Sutton mourns with the Royal Family for what is a loss for the United Kingdom and the wider Commonwealth of Nations. Over the coming days, we will support residents in paying their respects in an appropriate way.”
Further information will follow once an official update is received.