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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Merton

This year, we celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th year on the throne, a milestone that’s never before been reached in our country. 

Celebrations will be taking place locally all over our borough throughout the extended Bank Holiday weekend, which runs from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June. 

On this page you’ll find details of Jubilee events around Merton, memories of our borough’s royal history from our Heritage Team, and resources that will help you to set up your own celebrations. 

Resources for celebrations

If you’re planning on holding your own celebrations, take a look at the resources available in the Government’s Platinum Jubilee toolkit 

Visit the Platinum Jubilee toolkit 

Merton memories 

Our Heritage team have put together a range of resources including an online display, a quiz, craft activities, archive film and reminiscence materials to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. Take a look at their website to find activities for all age groups. 

Visit Merton’s Heritage website. 

Get involved online 

You can share your jubilee events, activities, and memories of the Queen with us using #LoveLocalLoveMerton and #MertonJubilee on Twitter and Facebook. We’ll be sharing some of our favourites with our thousands of followers. 

Street parties 

In celebration of this truly historic occasion, we’re facilitating residents to hold their own street parties by closing their roads off to traffic for a day. Applications to hold a street party have now closed, and we have granted permission to the residents of 94 streets. It’s the responsibility of the residents of each road to plan activities on the day of the party. 

If you’re organising one of the local street parties, take a look at our top tips for making your event sustainable

View a map of street closures

The 94 streets that will be closed for street parties are: 

Thursday 2 June 

  • Carew Road, CR4
  • Conway Road, SW20
  • Crooked Billet, SW19 (with 3 June as a backup day in case of rain) 
  • Dupont Road, SW20
  • Estella Avenue, KT3 

Friday 3 June 

  • Aragon Road, SM4 
  • Boscombe Road, SW19
  • Cardinal Avenue, SM4 
  • Dudley Road, SW19 
  • Melrose Avenue, SW19 
  • Palestine Grove, SW19 
  • Taylor Road, CR4 

Saturday 4 June 

  • Aboyne Drive, SW20 
  • Ashen Grove, SW19
  • Craven Gardens, SW19
  • Denham Cresent, CR4
  • Dorset Road, SW19
  • Dudley Drive, SM4
  • Faraday Road, SW19
  • Garth Close, SM4
  • Kingsbridge Road, SM4
  • Leamington Avenue, SM4
  • Mina Road, SW19
  • Mossville Gardens, SM4
  • Queen Mary Avenue, SM4
  • Sheridan Road, SW19
  • Stanton Road, SW20
  • Stroud Road, SW19
  • Thisk Road, CR4
  • Toynbee Road, SW20
  • Vineyard Hill Road, SW19

Sunday 5 June 

  • Adela Avenue, KT3
  • Aylward Road, SW20 
  • Alwyne Road, SW19
  • Ashbourne Road, CR4
  • Bathgate Road, SW19
  • Beaford Grove, SW20
  • Bordesley Road, SM4
  • Boscombe Road, SW17
  • Braemar Avenue, SW19
  • Branksome Road, SW19
  • Bronson Road, SW20
  • Buckfast Road, SM4
  • Calonne Road, SW19
  • Cavendish Avenue, KT3
  • Cedars Road, SM4
  • Chestnut Grove, CR4
  • Clarence Road, SW19
  • Consfield Avenue, KT3
  • Coppice Close, SW20
  • Cumberland Close, SW20
  • Cranford Close, SW20 
  • Crescent Gardens, SW19
  • Daybrook Road, SW19
  • Deburgh Road, SW19
  • Dennis Park Crescent, SW20
  • Dora Road, SW19
  • Dryden Road, SW19
  • Edna Road, SW20
  • Ernle Road, SW20 
  • Erridge Road, SW19
  • Graham Road, SW19
  • Highbury Road SW19
  • Hood Road, SW20
  • Kenilworth Avenue, SW19
  • Kenley Road, SW19
  • Keswick Avenue, SW19
  • Kingswood Road, SW19
  • Lancaster Gardens, SW19 
  • Lingfield Road, SW19
  • Marina Avenue, KT3
  • Marryat Road, SW19
  • Oakway, SW20
  • Palmerston Road, SW19
  • Parkside Gardens, SW19
  • Pendarves Road, SW20
  • Poplar Road South, SW19
  • Richmond Avenue, SW20
  • Rural Way, SW16
  • Seaforth Avenue, KT3
  • Seymour Avenue, SM4
  • Stanley Avenue, KT3
  • St Aubyn's Avenue, SW19
  • The Green, SM4
  • Tolverne Road, SW20
  • Tybenham Road, SW19
  • Victory Road, SW19
  • Wilton Grove, SW19
  • Woodside, SW19 
  • Woodland Way, SM4