Death of Elizabeth II: what will happen to the bouquets placed in front of the gates of Buckingham Palace?

Since the announcement of the death of Elizabeth II, the British rushed to pay a final tribute to their queen. Tens of thousands of bouquets of flowers were placed, especially near Buckingham Palace. Cnews revealed what the Crown decided to do with it…

  • Elizabeth II died on Thursday September 8
  • Because the British and the rest of the world pay tribute to the sovereign
  • Tens of thousands of bouquets of flowers were placed around Buckingham Palace.

from the announcement of the death of Elizabeth II, tributes are pouring in around the world to salute the memory of the sovereign who ruled the United Kingdom for 70 years. In front of Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the sovereign, thousands of Britons came to lay bouquets of flowers, but also maps, drawings or even Paddington bears and marmalade sandwiches. The flowers have since been moved to Green Park, one of London’s eight royal parks located next to Buckingham Palace. A place where the English also come to gather “in a wonderful silence accompanied by this scent of flowers that adds to this very special atmosphere”commented a journalist from CNewsthis Tuesday, September 13.

According to the Cnews reporter, the plastics of the bouquets deposited in Green park have all been removed. The reason? “These bouquets go into the compost to be used in the royal gardens”, informs the reporter for the news channel. This Monday, September 12, the manager of Royal Parks also requested the publicstop depositing “things that aren’t flowers, like teddy bears or balloons”. And explain : “In the interest of sustainability, we ask visitors to deposit only organic or compostable materials.” Therefore, effigies of the Paddington bear are therefore no longer accepted near Buckingham Palace. A teddy bear deposited by visitors to watch a video made on the occasion of Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee which took place in June. On this occasion, the grandmother of princes William and Harry appeared in a two and a half minute sketch with an icon of British literature. He agreed to share tea with the famous teddy bear.

How did Elizabeth II die?

As a reminder, Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday September 8 at the age of 96. If his health condition is concerned for several months, his death was by no means sudden. However, specialists seem not to be surprised by this death: In the elderly, this sudden death is more frequent. We see patients who are well in the morning and die in the afternoon or at night, in their sleep, unexpectedly.declared doctor Christophe Trivalle, geriatrician at the Paul-Brousse hospital in Villejuif, in the columns of Parisian. The doctor gave several possible reasons:decompensation in a few hoursconsequence of many pathologies or an unexpected event such as a lung infectionvery common in this age, stroke“.

the funeral of the monarch who will reign for 70 years will happen this Monday, September 19 at 11 am in England, 12 pm in France, at Westminster Abbey, London. A public holiday was declared for this sad occasion by King Charles III. Thousands of Britons, but also all members of the Crown and world leaders expected in English capital.

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Many people came to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace
Flowers that have been moved to Green Park.

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King Charles III of England and Queen Consort, Camilla Parker Bowles, visit the parterre of Buckingham Palace
A place where the English also come to gather “in a unique silence accompanied by this scent of flowers that adds to this very special atmosphere”, commented a journalist from Cnews, this Tuesday, September 13 .

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Flower bed in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, in front of Buckingham Palace
According to the Cnews reporter, the plastic of the bouquets that were deposited in the Green park have all been removed.

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All generations gathered to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II of England at Buckingham Palace
The reason? “These bouquets go to the compost that will then be used in the royal gardens”, informed the reporter for the news channel.

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All generations gathered to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II of England at Buckingham Palace
This Monday, September 12, the Royal Parks management also asked the public to stop depositing “objects which are not flowers, such as teddy bears or balloons”.

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Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace
And to clarify: “In the interest of sustainability, we ask visitors to deposit only organic or compostable materials.”

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Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace
Therefore, effigies of the Paddington bear are therefore no longer accepted near Buckingham Palace.

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Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace
A teddy bear deposited by visitors to watch a video made on the occasion of Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee which took place in June.

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Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace in London. September 10
On this occasion, the grandmother of princes William and Harry appeared in a two and a half minute sketch with an icon of British literature.

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Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace in London. September 10
He agreed to share tea with the famous teddy bear.

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Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of Buckingham Palace in London. September 10
As a reminder, Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday September 8 at the age of 96.

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