Queen Elizabeth II condolence books in Fife locations

Fife pays tribute to Her Majesty The Queen following the sad news of her passing.

Fife Provost Jim Leishman said: ‘I know all Fifers will join me in sending our heartfelt condolences and heartfelt condolences to all members of the Royal Family at this sad time.

“Our Queen has had an extraordinary reign and Scotland has always held a special place in her heart. She has made many visits to our kingdom of Fife over the years, including officially opening the new Queensferry Crossing in 2017.

“Her legacy lives on as she will in the hearts of all of us.”

Robert W Balfour, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Fife said: “It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of our late Sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of all the people of Fife, I conveyed our heartfelt condolences to His Majesty the King Her Majesty the Queen was held in high esteem and was loved and admired by many Fifers.

“Her Majesty was highly respected in the UK and around the world for her lifetime of dedication and service to our nation and the Commonwealth. I remember the many times she visited Fife, most recently in 2017 when she opened the new Queensferry Crossing and in 2018 when she presented new colors to the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards at Leuchars.

“It has been a great privilege for me to serve as Lord-Lieutenant to the Queen of Fife and I look forward to supporting the work of our new King who has already demonstrated his commitment to developing a modern monarchy for our changing times.”

Flags will be flown at half-mast on all Council buildings from the notification period until after the funeral.

Anyone wishing to leave floral tributes is asked to do so at the nearest local war memorial.

Further details will be announced by the Royal House in due course.

Books of condolence will be made available to the public for signature as soon as possible at the following locations:

  • Cowdenbeath – Brunton House
  • Dunfermline – City Chambers
  • Inverkeithing – Civic Center
  • Glenrothes – Home of Fife
  • Kirkcaldy – Town House
  • Leven – Local Office
  • Methil – Local Office
  • Cupar – County Buildings
  • St Andrews – Local Office
  • Anstruther – Local Office
  • Messages of condolence will be collected and sent to Buckingham Palace.

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