Franks & Co (South) Limited

Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The staff at Franks & Co were saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our thoughts are with His Majesty King Charles III and the rest of the Royal Family.

The United Kingdom is now officially in a period of mourning until after the Queen’s state funeral which is to be held on Monday 19 September. Normal day-to-day business will continue throughout this period.

The UK government has declared the day of the funeral to be a national Bank Holiday, so the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office will be closed on Monday 19 September.

The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office’s official guidance on bank holidays is given below:

The office is deemed to be closed on weekends, Good Friday, Christmas Day and all England and Wales bank holidays for all types of business, except for the filing of new applications not claiming priority. If documents are filed for these types of business at times when the office is deemed to be closed, they will receive an official filing date of the next working day.

Any official time period which expires on a weekend or any other day on which the office is closed is extended to the next working day.

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Our Northampton office is easily accessible by car and benefits from onsite visitor car parking.

We are also well served with public transport links and are close to Northampton town centre.

Directions are available to download using the button below.

Franks & Co (South) Limited
Carlton House, 26 Billing Road
Northampton, NN1 5AT
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1604 632 436
Fax: +44 (0)1604 626 128

By train
The main train service into Northampton is operated by London Midland between Northampton and London Euston, Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Watford Junction, Birmingham New Street, Coventry, Rubgy, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Lichfield, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe and other intermediate stations.
Northampton railway station is situated on Black Lion Hill which is about half a mile to the West of Northampton Town Centre. It is about 5 - 10 minutes from our offices by taxi or approximately 20 minutes on foot.

By bus
Northampton town centre is well serviced by buses from Peterborough, Oundle, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Thrapston, Raunds, Rushden and Milton Keynes.

By car
Our offices benefit from free onsite parking for clients and major national roads into the County including the M1 (London to Leeds), the A14 (Rugby to Ipswich) and the A43 which joins the M1 to the M40 (London to Birmingham) mean that Northampton town centre is easily accessible by car.

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