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UK: 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London April 16-20

The 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held in London from April 16-20; heightened security measures and traffic disruptions expected

14 Apr 08:30 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 4/14/2018, 12:00 AM until 4/20/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

The 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, in London. The meeting will be attended by heads of state from the 53 Commonwealth countries. Increased security measures are expected in the vicinity of the meeting including near Marlborough House, Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Buckingham Palace, Guildhall, and Mansion House. Road restrictions near Park Lane and around the InterContinental Hotel in Piccadilly are also anticipated.

Advice

Individuals present in London during the April 16-20 meeting are advised to anticipate heightened security throughout the city, increased congestion (particularly at major travel hubs), and to allow for additional travel time.

 

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