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Royal Marines march in the City

On Friday 25th July, the Royal Marines will be marching through the City of London with drums beating, colours flying and bayonets fixed to commemorate the 350th Anniversary of their formation at Bunhill Row.

The march will start at 12pm from the in City Road and conclude at the Guildhall. ​

It will follow the following route:

  • City Road
  • Finsbury Pavement
  • Moorgate
  • Princess Street
  • Bank Junction
  • Cheapside
  • King Street

Road closures will be in place at 11.50am​​.​

The current road closures are as follows:

City Road at the junction with Old Street Roundabout

City Road at the junction with Worship St

Finsbury Pavement at the junctions with Chiswell St and Finsbury Square

Moorgate at the junction with London Wall

Moorgate at the junction with Great Swan Alley

Moorgate at the junction with Gresham Street and Lothbury

Threadneedle Street at the junction with Old Broad Street

Cornhill at the junction with Bishopsgate

King William Street at the junction with Cannon Street/Gracechurch Street

Queen Victoria Street at the junction with Cannon Street

Cheapside at the junction with New Change

Gresham Street at the junction with St martin’s Le Grande

The procession is expected to last about 30 minutes and roads will be re-opened once the procession has passed and it is safe to do so. There will be a number of road closures in the roads off Bank Junction to allow the procession to pass, but these will be kept to a minimum.

In addition the Royal Marines will have a display of their current vehicles, craft and weapons in Aldermanbury, adjacent to the Guildhall. Aldermanbury will be closed to vehicles from 7am – 6pm, however there will still be access to pedestrians.​​​​



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