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Extended licensing hours for Royal Wedding confirmed

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Extended licensing hours for Royal Wedding confirmed 4th March 2018

The Government has published its response to an earlier consultation to extend licensing hours for the Royal Wedding.

The consultation sought views on the proposed extension of opening hours in licensed premises across England and Wales over the Royal Wedding weekend in May.

The Government has
decidedto proceed with a licensing hours order to relax licensing hours to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19 May 2018.

The effect of this order will allow licensed premises in England and Wales to open for an extra two hours for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises, from:

- 11pm on Friday 18 May to 1am on Saturday 19 May

- 11pm on Saturday 19 May to 1am on Sunday 20 May

Source: Home Office

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