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Plenty of bunting and bubbles for the Queen

Residents host street parties to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

We were so pleased to see so many of you celebrating in June, as L&Q developments and schemes came together to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Over 80 of you at Beam Park in Rainham and Dagenham took part in a street party which saw youngsters making their own crowns and dressing up as Kings and Queens.

A range of delicious homemade cakes were also made by attendees, including scones with jam and clotted cream which were washed down with tea or a glass of Pimm’s.

Traditional games such as the three-legged race and egg and spoon race also kept everyone entertained.

At the Silwood Estate in Bermondsey over 160 of you, including the staff from Lewington pre-school, attended another street party in Alpine Road, enjoying homemade cake, a street BBQ, face painting and a bouncy castle.

“We had a fantastic day bringing the community together and celebrating her Majesty’s jubilee. It was wonderful having families and neighbours, across the generations, socialising and our kids playing together.  We’re grateful for everyone’s hard work and to the support of L&Q to make it possible’ said Tim Shand, who attended the party.

L&Q Living also joined in the fun, with over 2,000 residents taking part overall. Schemes enjoyed barbeques, cakes, parties and singalongs, with over £9,000 in grants awarded to help fund the festivities.

“I really enjoyed it, and normally I’m not even that keen on barbeques. But there was a really good atmosphere. I watched the Jubilee event on the TV and it was lovely. It reminded me of my husband as we always used to enjoy watching the Trooping of the Guard together” said a resident from Nicholson Court.

“All the residents at Millennium House would like to thank L&Q for supporting our Jubilee Party. We all had a wonderful time, it was most enjoyable and well attended” added a resident from Millennium House.