Coronation street party in west Greenwich
Residents have until Friday 10 March to apply for street parties

Greenwich borough residents have less than four weeks to apply to host a street party for the King’s coronation in May.

The new monarch will be crowned on Saturday 6th May and applications are being taken for parties to be held on the day itself or on Sunday 7th May or Monday 8th May.

Applications need to be submitted by Friday 10th March to be considered.

Organisers need to tell all residents and businesses in the streets and include details of any objections in their application. They are also advised to get insurance, and must end the party by 9pm.

Community groups can also apply for National Lottery funding to help pay for events, although applications for coronation projects will need to be made this week to hit a 12-week deadline.

Adel Khaireh, the cabinet member for equality, culture and communities, said: “Street parties are a great way to come together as a community to celebrate historic moments like this one. As a royal borough, I can’t wait to see our communities come together to show how regal occasions should be done!”

Residents can find out more at

In neighbouring boroughs, Lewisham is offering small grants for events, while applications have already closed in Bexley.

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