Royal Wedding: 113 street parties planned in county

HUNDREDS of West Sussex residents will be celebrating the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton with a traditional street party.

Tuesday, 26th April 2011, 2:45 pm

The County Council has announced that a grand total of 113 royal wedding street parties are planned in West Sussex for April 29.

Deputy Leader of the County Council Lionel Barnard, who has responsibility for Highways and Transport, said: “We are delighted to see so many parties planned and have been pleased to help residents plan important aspects such as road closures to ensure the day runs smoothly.

“Street parties are a traditional way of celebrating events such as this and I hope the day will bring many communities together for a fun and memorable day.”