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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 21st April 1926 to 8th September 2022

Newton Abbot Town Council and the community are deeply saddened on hearing the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Flying of Flags

The Union Flag at St Leonards Clock Tower will be flown at half-mast as a sign of respect. On Proclamation Day the flag will be raised to full mast and will remain there until 13:00 hours the following day when the flag will be returned to half-mast until the day following the funeral.

Book of Condolence

A Book of Condolence will be opened and located in Newton’s Place between 08:30 to 16:30 hours until the day after the funeral. Residents and visitors are warmly invited to take this opportunity for quiet reflection to record their condolences.

Floral Arrangements

Floral tributes are to be placed at Golden Lion Square, Bank Street. No cellophane please.

Buckingham Palace e-book of condolence

Members of the public wishing to express their condolences are encouraged to send a message to the Royal Family via the online Book of Condolence on this website link:

Message from Newton Abbot Town Council Mayor

Message from Newton Abbot Town Council Mayor

As Mayor of Newton Abbot, and on behalf of the Town Council and its residents, I am saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty, The Queen. She served this country over a number of decades with dignity, selflessness and huge energy. Our thoughts and condolences are with all members of the Royal Family at this sad time.

Councillor Carol Bunday
Mayor of Newton Abbot