Couple will wed at Westminster Abbey

Kate Middleton and Prince William are to have a spring wedding in London.

‘The marriage of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton will take place at Westminster Abbey on Friday 29 April 2011,’ says a statement from Clarence House.

Kate, 28, has already had a private tour of Westiminster Abbey with her parents. 

Officials from Prince William‘s household also accompanied her.

PM David Cameron wants 29 April to be a public holiday in England and Wales.

‘The costs of the wedding itself will be met by the Royal Household, with government meeting any wider security or transport related costs,’ he confirms.

The Scottish government is yet to announce whether it will follow Westminster’s lead.

Prince William, 28, proposed to Kate in Kenya 3 weeks ago with Diana, Princess Of Wales’ sapphire engagement ring.

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