The route that the Queen’s coffin will take from Wellington Arch to Windsor Citadel after her state funeral has been revealed, with tens of hundreds of individuals anticipated to prove to pay their ultimate respects to Her Majesty. 

After being taken by gun carriage from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch, the State Hearse will carry the Queen’s coffin west alongside the south fringe of Hyde Park in central London, earlier than passing by Queens Gate and heading down Cromwell Street. 

It’s going to then head down Talgarth Street through the Hammersmith Flyover, Nice West Street (A4) and Nice South West Street (A30). 

It’s going to proceed on the A30 and can then take the A308 to make the ultimate a part of the journey to Shaw Farm Gate outdoors Windsor Citadel, the place it will likely be met by the procession that may take it up the Lengthy Stroll to St George’s Chapel.

Her Majesty’s ultimate resting place might be within the King George VI Memorial Chapel, which is an annex to St George’s 

The information confirms solutions that the Queen’s coffin wouldn’t journey on the M4, which might have been the quickest route, giving hundreds extra Britons the possibility to pay their final respects as her coffin passes.

Travelling alongside A-roads west out of London to Berkshire means it will likely be simpler for mourners to line up alongside the highway, with tens of hundreds anticipated to be unable to file previous Her Majesty’s coffin in Westminster Corridor because of the unprecedented size of the queue, which was closed earlier after it received too lengthy.  

After being taken by gun carriage from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch, the State Hearse will carry the Queen's coffin west along the south edge of Hyde Park in central London, before passing through Queens Gate and heading down Cromwell Road. It will then head down Talgarth Road via the Hammersmith Flyover, Great West Road (A4) and Great South West Road (A30). It will continue on the A30 and will then take the A308 to make the final part of the journey to Shaw Farm Gate outside Windsor Castle, where it will be met by the procession that will take it up the Long Walk to St George's Chapel

After being taken by gun carriage from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch, the State Hearse will carry the Queen’s coffin west alongside the south fringe of Hyde Park in central London, earlier than passing by Queens Gate and heading down Cromwell Street. It’s going to then head down Talgarth Street through the Hammersmith Flyover, Nice West Street (A4) and Nice South West Street (A30). It’s going to proceed on the A30 and can then take the A308 to make the ultimate a part of the journey to Shaw Farm Gate outdoors Windsor Citadel, the place it will likely be met by the procession that may take it up the Lengthy Stroll to St George’s Chapel

The route that the Queen's coffin will take from Wellington Arch to Windsor Castle after her state funeral has been revealed, with tens of thousands of people expected to turn out to pay their final respects to Her Majesty. The Queen's Colour Squadron, RAF, stand by as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken away in the Royal Hearse from the Royal Air Force Northolt airbase on September 13, 2022, to travel to Buckingham Palace

The route that the Queen's coffin will take from Wellington Arch to Windsor Castle after her state funeral has been revealed, with tens of thousands of people expected to turn out to pay their final respects to Her Majesty. The Queen's Colour Squadron, RAF, stand by as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken away in the Royal Hearse from the Royal Air Force Northolt airbase on September 13, 2022, to travel to Buckingham Palace

The route that the Queen’s coffin will take from Wellington Arch to Windsor Citadel after her state funeral has been revealed, with tens of hundreds of individuals anticipated to prove to pay their ultimate respects to Her Majesty. The Queen’s Color Squadron, RAF, stand by because the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken away within the Royal Hearse from the Royal Air Power Northolt airbase on September 13, 2022, to journey to Buckingham Palace

Members of the public file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall

Members of the public file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall

Members of the general public file previous the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped within the Royal Commonplace with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s orb and sceptre, mendacity in state on the catafalque in Westminster Corridor

Former Tory Cupboard minister David Jones, who referred to as for an prolonged post-funeral route, had mentioned final night time: ‘I feel it is essential that as many individuals as potential have the chance to pay their final respects whereas in sight of the coffin. So it is smart that it isn’t going all the way in which alongside the motorway, as individuals wouldn’t have the ability to do this there.

Listing of highway closures and transport warnings forward of the Queen’s funeral

WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL

The next roads round Buckingham Palace and the Homes of Parliament are all set to be shut till a minimum of the beginning of subsequent Tuesday:

  • Birdcage Stroll
  • Buckingham Gate
  • Structure Hill
  • Horse Guards Avenue
  • Horse Guards Street
  • Marlborough Street
  • Northumberland Avenue
  • The Mall
  • Victoria Embankment
  • Victoria Road
  • Westminster Bridge
  • Whitehall

ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA 

The next roads might be closed from 6am till later within the day when police deem it protected for them to reopen:

  • Cromwell Street
  • Queen’s Gate
  • Most different main roads
  • All of the bridges

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON 

The next stations are anticipated to be extraordinarily busy and could possibly be closed or made exit-only:

  • Charing Cross
  • Embankment
  • Inexperienced Park
  • Hyde Park Nook
  • Lancaster Gate
  • Marble Arch
  • St James’s Park
  • Victoria
  • Waterloo
  • Westminster

The Elizabeth line will run a particular Sunday service on the Central part between Paddington and Abbey Wooden. The East and West sections will run as regular. 

Some London bus routes within the Westminster space might be diverted or will cease wanting their vacation spot and could also be operating a diminished service because of highway closures. 

‘It’s extremely troublesome as there are such a lot of individuals who need to pay their final respects, so to maximise the quantity of people that can is an efficient factor.’ 

The Every day Mail’s Robert Hardman mentioned earlier this week that the post-funeral route needs to be prolonged so extra Britons might say farewell. 

After the funeral finishes at round noon subsequent Monday, the Queen’s youngsters will stroll behind her the carriage carrying her coffin to Wellington Arch. 

Massive screens might be arrange in Hyde Park to permit individuals to observe the service. As soon as in Windsor, the hearse will arrive on the Lengthy Stroll at 3.15pm.  

Earlier this week, the Mail’s Robert Hardman outlined the case for extending the post-funeral route so extra Britons might say farewell. The funeral at Westminster Abbey will end round noon subsequent Monday.

Earlier than her coffin is put into the state hearse, Her Majesty’s coffin might be carried on a 123-year-old gun carriage towed by 98 Royal Navy sailors in a practice   relationship again to the funeral of Queen Victoria.

The sailors, referred to as the Sovereign’s Guard, will pull on ropes connected to the carriage’s entrance wheels, drawing the late monarch ahead.

The custom of the carriage being pulled by sailors stretches again to when the day of Victoria’s funeral in 1901. 

Her coffin was being carried by the streets of Windsor by a staff of horses however the animals panicked and reared up, threatening to topple the coffin off the carriage.

Captain Prince Louis of Battenberg – the long run First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy – intervened and urged to the brand new monarch, Edward VII, that the sailors ought to step in.

As soon as this was agreed, the horses had been unharnessed and improvised ropes had been connected to the gun carriage, which weighs 2.5 tonnes (3,000kg), and the staff of sailors was introduced in to make sure the coffin was carried safely for the remainder of the route.

Solely 9 years later, on the funeral of Edward VII, the brand new routine turned enshrined as a practice which has been adopted in any respect state funerals since.

The identical State Gun Carriage has since been used on the funerals of King George V in 1936, King George VI in 1952, Sir Winston Churchill in 1965 and Lord Louis Mountbatten, who was murdered by the IRA in 1979. 

The Committal Service at St George’s Chapel might be performed by the Dean of Windsor and have a congregation of the late monarch’s household and pals and mourners from her family previous and current, together with her private employees from throughout her personal estates.

On the finish of the ultimate hymn, the King will place the Grenadier Guards’ Queen’s Firm Color – the royal normal of the regiment – on the coffin.

Baron Parker, the Lord Chamberlain and essentially the most senior official within the late Queen’s royal family, will ‘break’ his Wand of Workplace and place it on the Coffin.

Because the coffin is lowered into the royal vault the Garter King of Arms will pronounce the kinds and titles of the Queen and the Sovereign’s Piper will play a lament and stroll slowly away so the music fades.

Within the night, a non-public burial service might be performed by the Dean of Windsor, attended by Charles and members of the royal household.

Massive components of Central London might be closed for the Queen’s funeral, with as much as a million individuals anticipated to descend on the capital.

Roads round Buckingham Palace and the Homes of Parliament are all set to be shut till a minimum of the beginning of subsequent Tuesday – together with Whitehall, Birdcage Stroll, The Mall, Structure Hill, Northumberland Avenue, Horse Guards Avenue, Horse Guards Street, Victoria Road, Buckingham Gate, Marlborough Street and Victoria Embankment.

Westminster Bridge will even stay closed. Whereas pedestrians and cyclists are set to be allowed to maneuver by a lot of the areas, the closures will influence public transport – and the council mentioned bicycles could also be eliminated.

The council additionally warned pedestrian entry to some areas might be affected because it tries to ‘minimise the influence on residents, companies and native communities’. It added that it was permitting resident allow holders of affected zones A, D and G to park in resident bays in different zones throughout Westminster till 8.30am subsequent Wednesday.

There might be a major influence on roads in Kensington and Chelsea in West London – with the native authority there warning that roads from Kensington Excessive Road south is not going to be accessible on the day of the funeral.

Queen’s Gate and Cromwell Street – in addition to most different main roads throughout the borough and all of the bridges – might be closed on Monday from 6am till later within the day when police determine it’s protected for them to reopen.

The native authority mentioned there might be ‘vital site visitors’ on Monday and informed residents they are going to have ‘restricted entry which can make it very troublesome to maneuver across the borough and get out of the borough’.

It comes as a queue to enter the official queue to see the Queen’s coffin shaped in and round Southwark Park this afternoon.

The Metropolitan Police released this graphic showing road closures yesterday but these are set to widen by next Monday

The Metropolitan Police released this graphic showing road closures yesterday but these are set to widen by next Monday

The Metropolitan Police launched this graphic displaying highway closures yesterday however these are set to widen by subsequent Monday

There is expected to be a significant impact on roads in Kensington and Chelsea in West London next Monday - with the local authority there warning that roads from Kensington High Street south will not be accessible on the day of the funeral

There is expected to be a significant impact on roads in Kensington and Chelsea in West London next Monday - with the local authority there warning that roads from Kensington High Street south will not be accessible on the day of the funeral

There may be anticipated to be a major influence on roads in Kensington and Chelsea in West London subsequent Monday – with the native authority there warning that roads from Kensington Excessive Road south is not going to be accessible on the day of the funeral

Roads around Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament are all set to be shut until at least the start of next Tuesday - including Whitehall, Birdcage Walk, The Mall, Constitution Hill, Northumberland Avenue and Marlborough Road

Roads around Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament are all set to be shut until at least the start of next Tuesday - including Whitehall, Birdcage Walk, The Mall, Constitution Hill, Northumberland Avenue and Marlborough Road

Roads round Buckingham Palace and the Homes of Parliament are all set to be shut till a minimum of the beginning of subsequent Tuesday – together with Whitehall, Birdcage Stroll, The Mall, Structure Hill, Northumberland Avenue and Marlborough Street

In extraordinary scenes, tens of hundreds of individuals descended on the park to enter the beginning of the principle line for the mendacity in state, however officers needed to shut it at 10am for ‘a minimum of six hours’ as a result of it was too lengthy.

1000’s of mourners had been put in a holding space inside the park to alleviate congestion within the line forward, which had stretched for about 5 miles. 

The gates to the park had been then shut, and folks outdoors needed to kind a 3rd line in a determined try and see the coffin earlier than 6.30am on Monday when the mendacity in state will end.

Contained in the park, a crowd shaped within the holding pen subsequent to the principle queue as individuals begged to be let in. Safety groups had been permitting 100 individuals at a time from the holding space to hitch the principle queue each ten to fifteen minutes.

However outdoors the park, some individuals waited on the street with no thought of after they may have the ability to even be a part of the queue. By round 4.30pm right now, the principle queue was nonetheless not open based on the Authorities’s stay updates. 

David Beckham was among the many mourners queuing. He made it inside Westminster Corridor at about 3.30pm after becoming a member of the queue at 2am.

The Authorities mentioned in an replace simply earlier than 10am: ‘Southwark Park has reached capability. Entry might be paused for a minimum of 6 hours. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Please don’t try to hitch the queue till it re-opens.’

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Preparations for Queen’s funeral ramp up at Hyde Park the place 150,000 are anticipated to observe ceremony on eight large screens as officers plan to accommodate mourners who cannot line streets

Preparations are ramping up at Hyde Park right now, the place as many as 150,000 individuals are anticipated to observe a broadcast of the Queen’s funeral on large screens on Monday.

Officers informed MailOnline right now there might be eight jumbotrons – six in the principle parade floor and two on Serpentine Street – together with dozens of bogs and foods and drinks shops.

Cranes are nonetheless seen on website as work to organize the park for an historic ultimate farewell to the late monarch begins to speed up.

Bosses are attempting to cater for as many viewers as potential, amid plans to redirect mourners who cannot discover area on the streets to the park, based on the Night Commonplace.

The realm is anticipated to be so busy, that Transport for London will shut Hyde Park Nook tube station – together with Westminster and St James’s Park – for ‘a lot of the morning’ to stop overcrowding, whereas buses will even be diverted because of highway closures.

1000’s descended on the park on Wednesday to observe the procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor, however sources count on there to be considerably extra arriving to observe the funeral itself on Monday.

It comes as police put a hoop of metal round Westminster Abbey, in what’s being described as the largest safety operation in Scotland Yard’s near-200 12 months historical past. 

Preparations are ramping up at Hyde Park today, where as many as 150,000 people are expected to watch a broadcast of the Queen's funeral on big screens on Monday

Preparations are ramping up at Hyde Park today, where as many as 150,000 people are expected to watch a broadcast of the Queen's funeral on big screens on Monday

Preparations are ramping up at Hyde Park right now, the place as many as 150,000 individuals are anticipated to observe a broadcast of the Queen’s funeral on large screens on Monday

A number of portaloos have been put in place in anticipation of thousands of visitors to the park to watch the funeral

A number of portaloos have been put in place in anticipation of thousands of visitors to the park to watch the funeral

Various portaloos have been put in place in anticipation of hundreds of tourists to the park to observe the funeral

Preparations being made in Hyde Park earlier this week, with 150,000 people expected to watch the broadcast of the Queen's funeral on big screens

Preparations being made in Hyde Park earlier this week, with 150,000 people expected to watch the broadcast of the Queen's funeral on big screens

Preparations being made in Hyde Park earlier this week, with 150,000 individuals anticipated to observe the published of the Queen’s funeral on large screens

Pictured: Hyde Park on Wednesday as thousands of mourners watched screens broadcasting the procession

Pictured: Hyde Park on Wednesday as thousands of mourners watched screens broadcasting the procession

Pictured: Hyde Park on Wednesday as hundreds of mourners watched screens broadcasting the procession

Work has gone on through the night to make sure the site is as prepared as possible for Monday's historic event

Work has gone on through the night to make sure the site is as prepared as possible for Monday's historic event

Work has gone on by the night time to verify the location is as ready as potential for Monday’s historic occasion

At the very least 10,000 law enforcement officials together with 2,000 from across the UK might be guarding central London and the Queen’s 23 mile path to Windsor Citadel on Monday. 

Many roads and bridges might be shut to site visitors and 23-miles of obstacles put as much as management crowds and hold key areas empty or safe.

The Met’s DAC Stuart Cundy, the person answerable for the operation within the capital, mentioned the drive would use ‘all instruments and ways obtainable’ to guard the Queen’s coffin, the Royal Household, lots of of VIPs and world leaders and the 1million individuals anticipated to move to the capital to mourn.

The senior officer informed reporters the ‘massively complicated’ policing operation is the largest within the drive’s historical past, surpassing the London 2012 Olympics which noticed as much as 10,000 law enforcement officials on obligation per day. 

Rank-and-file will line the streets supported by armed officers on the bottom and snipers on rooftops. Helicopters and CCTV will assist commanders watch crowds from the sky.

At Hyde Park earlier this week, a website supervisor informed MailOnline that two levels have been put up, however ‘nobody is aware of what for’.

These engaged on website count on campers to reach early the day earlier than to bag the most effective spots, regardless of the Royal Parks pleading with guests not to take action.

‘Anybody who makes an attempt to camp through the Nationwide Mourning interval could possibly be requested to maneuver on and will not be admitted,’ a discover on its web site reads.

Amid stories as many as 150,000 individuals might flock to the park, the supervisor pointed to the greenery and informed MailOnline: ‘Put it this manner, all that inexperienced grass? You are not going to see a blade of it on Monday’.

He added that the variety of individuals will simply surpass the 62,000 that confirmed on the day of Harry and Meghan’s marriage ceremony.

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Mr Cundy mentioned: ‘This would be the largest single policing occasion that the Met Police has ever undertaken. As a single occasion that is bigger than the 2012 Olympics, it’s bigger than the Platinum Jubilee weekend. The vary of officers, police employees and all these supporting the operation is really immense.’ 

He added that 34 individuals have been arrested as a part of the policing operation within the lead as much as the Queen’s funeral. The senior officer referred to as the quantity recorded by Friday morning ‘comparatively few’, and mentioned none had been for protesting.

Preparations being made in Hyde Park earlier this week, with 150,000 people expected to watch the broadcast of the Queen's funeral on big screens

Preparations being made in Hyde Park earlier this week, with 150,000 people expected to watch the broadcast of the Queen's funeral on big screens

 Preparations being made in Hyde Park earlier this week, with 150,000 individuals anticipated to observe the published of the Queen’s funeral on large screens

Friends enjoy a sit down in Hyde Park while dozens of portaloos are put in place ahead of the screening of Monday's funeral

Friends enjoy a sit down in Hyde Park while dozens of portaloos are put in place ahead of the screening of Monday's funeral

Mates take pleasure in a sit down in Hyde Park whereas dozens of portaloos are put in place forward of the screening of Monday’s funeral

The royal park has already set up four big screens and food trucks as they expect campers to arrive early on Sunday to bag the best spots

The royal park has already set up four big screens and food trucks as they expect campers to arrive early on Sunday to bag the best spots

The royal park has already arrange 4 large screens and meals vans as they count on campers to reach early on Sunday to bag the most effective spots

Drones are identified for use in main operations whereas facial recognition software program has been utilized in London. DAC Cundy declined to rule out utilizing them, citing operational causes, however added they’d use ‘all ways and instruments’ they wanted to guard the capital. 

He mentioned that he needed the crowds to maintain a watch out for drones as a result of there’s a no-fly zone over the funeral and London procession.

Bike escort riders, the Met’s horse-mounted department, canine groups and the marine unit might be in place. The drive will even use greater than 22 miles of obstacles in central London alone to manage crowds and hold key areas safe. 

It got here as Met Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley described the policing operation for the funeral as ‘monumental’, including that his officers are being supported by ‘just about each drive throughout the nation’ who’re all ‘relishing the chance’.

In the meantime, transport bosses mentioned they ‘will intention to reopen stations’ after the funeral at Westminster Abbey – which might be at round midday – to assist individuals leaving the realm. Inexperienced Park station might be exit-only between 10am and 8pm.

TfL additionally introduced that buses will pull over ‘whether it is protected and sensible to take action’ and swap their engines off through the one-minute silence on Sunday at 8pm and the two-minute silence on Monday at round 11.55am.

The Queen’s state funeral will ‘unite individuals throughout the globe and resonate with individuals of all faiths’, based on The Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk, the person answerable for the historic event has mentioned. 

On Monday, the funeral will start at 9am with the chiming of Huge Ben.

Arriving at 11am, the late Queen’s coffin might be taken on a gun carriage from Westminster Corridor to Westminster Abbey, the place lots of of world leaders and members of international royal households might be current.

At 11.55am the nation will then observe a two minute silence following The Final Publish.

After the service at Westminster Abbey, the coffin will journey in procession to Wellington Arch, behind Buckingham Palace, the place it will likely be positioned in a hearse to make the journey to Windsor by highway.

Alongside this procession route, individuals will have the ability to collect and pay their respects. 

Pictured: Thousands of mourners shield their eyes from the sun as they watch screens broadcasting the procession of the Queen's coffin on Wednesday

Pictured: Thousands of mourners shield their eyes from the sun as they watch screens broadcasting the procession of the Queen's coffin on Wednesday

Pictured: 1000’s of mourners defend their eyes from the solar as they watch screens broadcasting the procession of the Queen’s coffin on Wednesday 

People will have the opportunity to watch the funeral along the procession route or at various screening sites across the country. Pictured: Hyde Park on Wednesday

People will have the opportunity to watch the funeral along the procession route or at various screening sites across the country. Pictured: Hyde Park on Wednesday

Folks can have the chance to observe the funeral alongside the procession route or at varied screening websites throughout the nation. Pictured: Hyde Park on Wednesday

In addition to Hyde Park, there might be a variety of different screenings throughout the nation.

Manchester Metropolis Council has introduced that the service might be projected onto screens in Cathedral Gardens, Alternate Sq. and contained in the Manchester Cathedral.

In Birmingham, the funeral might be broadcast in Centenary Sq., whereas The Royal Shakespeare Firm additionally intends on screening the funeral on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. 

Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park will even broadcast the service, in entrance of the Palace of Holyroodhouse the place the Queen rested in her coffin only some days in the past.

Moreover, the service might be streamed from varied principal squares throughout the nation, together with Previous Eldon Sq. in Newcastle, Millennium Sq. in Leeds and Queen Victoria Sq. in Hull.

Sheffield Cathedral and Sheffield’s Curzon Cinema additionally mentioned they are going to broadcast the funeral in addition to Bradford Cathedral from 10am.   

Vue cinemas have additionally introduced a UK-wide free screening of the Queen’s funeral.

The Mayor of London’s Workplace and the Division for Tradition, Media and Sport have been approached for extra particulars on the Hyde Park screenings. 

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