Death of a senior figure

Statement from the Chairman

It is with immense sadness that Arun District Council learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of the elected members and officers of the Council, and residents of the Arun district, I, Cllr Amanda Worne, Chairman of Arun District Council offer sincerest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal family at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with them all.


Books of condolence

Due to the restrictions and safety measures required during the Coronavirus Pandemic, no physical books of condolence are available. The Buckingham Palace online book of condolence will be available in due course The British Monarchy ( Should you wish to send a letter of condolence, please address these as follows:

Letters of Condolence

Arun District Council

Maltravers Road


West Sussex

BN17 5LF

Letters will be collated and bound.


Laying of Flowers

Because of the current COVID-19 guidance and restrictions, people are urged to avoid gathering in public places, so rather than laying flowers in a public area, you may wish to display a floral tribute at home instead.


Church Services

We await guidance. As information becomes available to us we will update this page.