Havering remembers: Remembrance and Armistice Day events across the borough

Francis and Cyril Allen have been selling poppies at Mercury Mall ahead of Remembrance Day

Francis and Cyril Allen have been selling poppies at Mercury Mall ahead of Remembrance Day - Credit: Archant

At 11am today – Armistice Day – Havering residents will stop and remember those who have died while serving in the armed forces.

There will be a service at 10.45am today outside the Co-op Bank in Market Place, Romford.

Most of the services will be held on Sunday, Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day events:

Romford:

Parade starts at the Liberty Mall, Eastern Road, at 10.30am followed by a service at Coronation Gardens, Main Road, at 10.55am.

Upminster:

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Parade starts at St Mary’s Lane at 10.40am followed service at the war memorial, in Hall Lane, at 10.55am.

Hornchurch:

Parade starts in the Appleton Way car park at 10.40am before a service inside St Andrew’s Church, High Street.

Elm Park:

11am service at the Royal British Legion followed by a parade to St George’s Church centre.

Harold Wood:

10.45am service at Memorial Hall, in Gubbins Lane, followed by a parade to St Peter’s Church.

Harold Hill:

11am service at the War Memorial, in Hildene Ave, followed by a parade to St George’s Church centre.

Rainham:

Parade starts at Rainham Working Men’s Club, in Upminster Road, 10.40am, followed by a service at the war memorial.