Hundreds of floral tributes have been left in designated areas in Hyde Park and Inexperienced Park within the lead as much as the funeral of Elizabeth II on Monday.
The Royal Parks earlier stated: “Tributes can be left on web site till all ceremonial exercise has taken place. It’s anticipated that each one floral tributes can be faraway from park areas from seven to 14 days after the date of the funeral.”
It added: “Tributes can be monitored all through and if floral tributes have deteriorated, they are going to be eliminated and brought to the Hyde Park nursery for processing to organize them for composting.”
After the flowers are eliminated, they are going to be taken away for any remaining packaging to be taken off earlier than being composted within the close by Kensington Gardens.
Parks wardens have already been shifting floral tributes in good situations from different websites to Hyde or Inexperienced parks with these in a poorer state being composted.
Whereas hundreds of flowers have been positioned, the parks have discouraged the leaving of playing cards or presents akin to teddy bears or balloons. It has been reported that there have been cases of Paddington Bear toys and marmalade sandwiches being left after a sketch involving the character and the Queen aired throughout her platinum jubilee celebrations.
Candles have additionally been left in designated sanded areas.