Please check before you travel


Following the sad passing of Her Majesty The Queen, Windsor town centre and the surrounding area is busy. Town centre car parks were full today and are expected to remain equally busy for the coming days, so please use public transport where possible if you need to visit Windsor.


If you do need to travel in and around the Windsor area, please allow extra time for your journey and check the latest travel updates before travelling.


Resident permit holders 

From 5pm on Friday 16 September until 5pm on Tuesday 20 September, resident permit holders will be able to park in all council car parks in Windsor except River Street. You must display a valid permit.


Resident permit holders, business permit holders, season ticket holders 


Additional parking for residents and businesses with permits and season ticket holders is available at the Brocas from 7am to 7pm until Sunday 18 September. The Brocas temporary parking is accessed via Meadow Lane, Eton, Windsor.

Leave your tributes in the online Book of Condolence


In line with the Royal Household, if you would like to leave a message of condolence then please sign the national online Book of Condolence on the Royal Family website.


Our libraries have public computers where you can sign the book and staff are on hand to help if needed. Find the opening times of our libraries on our website.


Many of our community partners are also providing the opportunity to physically sign books of condolence. See the list on our dedicated webpage.

Reminder: Bank Holiday bin collection changes


Following the announcement that Monday 19 September will be a Bank Holiday due to the State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen, bin collections across the borough will be one day later than usual next week.


Normal collections will resume from Monday 26 September.


More details are available on our website.

Guidance for leaving floral tributes


Thousands of people have visited Windsor to leave floral tributes following the death of Her Majesty The Queen. The Royal Family website has guidance for those wishing to pay tribute by leaving floral tributes at Royal Residences.


If you are visiting Windsor to leave a floral tribute to Her Majesty The Queen, please ensure that you remove any plastic packaging from the flowers and leave them outside Cambridge Gate at the top of the Long Walk, as directed by stewards.


´╗┐Flowers from this area are moved inside Windsor Castle on a regular basis in line with arrangements by the Royal Household.