Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral procession in London

Concerning the State Funeral and Committal Service

On Monday 19 September, Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral will happen. There might be ceremonial processions in London and Windsor. All processions and companies might be broadcast on nationwide tv and radio.

At 10.44am, Her Majesty’s coffin will journey from the Palace of Westminster (Homes of Parliament) to Westminster Abbey for the State Funeral. This can be a very quick journey, and won’t be a part of the general public procession.

Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral will happen at Westminster Abbey at 11am. There might be a 2-minute silence on the finish of the State Funeral service, at round 11:55am.

Following the State Funeral service, the procession via London will begin. Her Majesty’s coffin will journey in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch (Hyde Park Nook).

The procession will journey alongside Broad Sanctuary, Parliament Sq., Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade, Horse Guards Highway, The Mall, and Structure Hill.

At Wellington Arch, the coffin might be transferred to the State Hearse to journey to Windsor. Because the State Hearse departs Wellington Arch, the Parade will give a Royal Salute and the Nationwide Anthem might be performed.

Her Majesty’s coffin will then be carried by the State Hearse alongside South Carriage Drive to the Albert Memorial, the place it is going to depart for Windsor.

At 3:10pm, the State Hearse will journey in procession alongside Albert Highway and the Lengthy Stroll, to St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Fort. A Committal Service for Her Majesty The Queen will happen at 4pm in St George’s Chapel.

Find out how to watch

Entry to the viewing areas and screening website is free.

Learn this steerage fastidiously if you’re planning to attend. Please bear in mind that there might be highway closures and huge crowds are anticipated. Public transport companies are more likely to be extraordinarily busy with some station closures, particularly across the Westminster space.

If you want to attend or watch the ceremonial occasions in Windsor, learn the steerage on the Committal Service procession in Windsor.

Watch the procession in individual on the viewing areas

You possibly can watch the State Funeral procession via London in individual at viewing areas alongside the procession route. The procession will start after Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral service, which ends at roughly 12pm on Monday 19 September.

Capability on the viewing areas might be restricted and other people might be admitted so as of arrival time. In case you go away the realm, readmission can’t be assured.

Entry to the viewing areas is free. There might be first assist services, bogs and concession kiosks the place you should purchase mild refreshments.

Please don’t try and camp in or across the viewing areas or screening website.

Anybody who makes an attempt to camp in ceremonial websites through the nationwide mourning interval could also be requested to maneuver on.

There are 8 viewing areas alongside the route. You will discover details about these viewing areas beneath, together with maps of the viewing areas and services.

There are devoted positions for folks with accessibility necessities at a number of viewing areas. Learn the accessibility part for extra data.

Ceremonial viewing areas: Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch

There are 6 viewing areas alongside the primary a part of the route, that are often known as the ceremonial viewing areas. At these areas, you possibly can watch the State Funeral procession journey from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch.

The picture beneath reveals a map of the procession route from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. The ceremonial viewing areas alongside the procession route are marked with strong colored traces, that are listed beneath.

  • Whitehall (East), Parliament Avenue (East), and Bridge Avenue (yellow)
  • Whitehall (West), Parliament Avenue (West), and Nice George Avenue (orange)
  • Horse Guards Parade floor (inexperienced)
  • Inexperienced Park aspect of The Mall (blue) (accessible viewing locations obtainable
  • St James’s Park aspect of The Mall and Horse Guards Highway (pink) (accessible viewing locations obtainable)
  • Structure Hill (purple)

View or obtain a map of the ceremonial viewing areas (PDF, 3.05MB).

You can even view or obtain a map of the services on the ceremonial viewing areas (PDF, 3.09MB).

The picture beneath reveals the services on the ceremonial viewing areas. There are first assist services, water factors, bogs, accessible bogs, welfare factors and concession kiosks alongside the ceremonial procession route.

South Carriage Drive viewing space

At Wellington Arch, Her Majesty’s coffin might be transferred to the State Hearse to journey to Windsor. The coffin might be carried by the State Hearse alongside South Carriage Drive.

There’s a viewing space alongside the north aspect of South Carriage Drive.

The picture beneath reveals a map of South Carriage Drive, which runs alongside the southern fringe of Hyde Park. The viewing space is marked with a strong purple line.

View or obtain a map of the South Carriage Drive viewing space (PDF, 11.3MB). This map contains services on the viewing space.

Albert Memorial viewing space

Her Majesty’s coffin might be carried by the State Hearse alongside South Carriage Drive to the Albert Memorial, the place it is going to depart for Windsor.

There’s a viewing space alongside the route on the Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens (accessible viewing locations obtainable)

The picture beneath reveals the Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens part of the route. The viewing space (marked with a strong purple line) is on the western finish of South Carriage Drive, between the Albert Memorial (in Hyde Park) and the Royal Albert Corridor.

View or obtain a map of the Albert Memorial viewing space (PDF, 11.3MB). This map contains services on the viewing space.

Find out how to get to the viewing areas

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The viewing areas alongside the State Funeral route are listed beneath with close by stations (London Underground or Nationwide Rail station) in every space. There might be indicators or workers to direct you in direction of the viewing areas, and police and stewards can direct you to the devoted entrances.

Please observe that enormous crowds are anticipated, and be ready to queue to enter. Observe the instructions given by stewards and police, who will monitor crowd numbers and guarantee everybody can enter safely and securely.

If the viewing space you propose to go to is full once you arrive, you’ll be directed to the screening website in Hyde Park the place the procession might be proven on massive screens. The Hyde Park screening website will present all the day’s occasions, together with the State Funeral, the ceremonial processions via London and Windsor, and the Committal Service. Entry to the screening website is free.

After the procession or the State Hearse has handed via your viewing space, you’ll exit the viewing space via the purpose you entered. Police and stewards will assist direct you to the devoted entrances and exits, and to close by transport hubs.

Viewing space Close by stations
Inexperienced Park aspect of The Mall

Accessible viewing locations obtainable

Piccadilly Circus
London Underground

Charing Cross
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

Inexperienced Park (accessible route solely)
London Underground

This station has step-free entry. Please solely use this station in case you require step-free entry or are unable to stroll for greater than 10 minutes.

Be aware: exit and interchange solely between 10am and 8pm. Entry for accessible journeys solely.

St James’s Park aspect of The Mall and Horse Guards Highway

Accessible viewing locations obtainable

Victoria
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

This station has step-free entry.

Horse Guards Parade floor Charing Cross
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

Embankment
London Underground

Waterloo
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

Whitehall (West), Parliament Avenue (West), and Nice George Avenue Victoria
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

This station has step-free entry.

Whitehall (East), Parliament Avenue (East), and Bridge Avenue Embankment
London Underground

Waterloo
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

Charing Cross
London Underground, Nationwide Rail

Structure Hill Inexperienced Park (accessible route solely)
London Underground

This station has step-free entry. Please solely use this station in case you require step-free entry or are unable to stroll for greater than 10 minutes.

Be aware: exit and interchange solely between 10am and 8pm. Entry for accessible journeys solely.

Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens

Accessible viewing locations obtainable

Excessive Avenue Kensington
London Underground

Gloucester Highway
London Underground

North aspect of South Carriage Drive Inexperienced Park (accessible route solely)
London Underground

This station has step-free entry. Please solely use this station in case you require step-free entry or are unable to stroll for greater than 10 minutes.

Be aware: exit and interchange solely between 10am and 8pm. Entry for accessible journeys solely.

Plan your journey

Plan your journey utilizing the Transport for London or Nationwide Rail web sites, or obtain the TfL Go app for up-to-date service data.

Please observe that the areas in and round Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, St James’s Park, Inexperienced Park, and Trafalgar Sq. might be very crowded, and the Nationwide Rail and London Underground stations in these areas might be very busy.

It might be obligatory for short-term security measures to be put in place at transport stations, similar to queuing, closures, trains not stopping at sure stations, or adjustments to the best way prospects enter or exit a station.

Verify Transport for London’s newest journey data and the Nationwide Rail Enquiries web site earlier than you journey, and permit extra time than common in your journey. After the procession, bear in mind to verify the newest journey data earlier than your onward journey, as service updates might have modified.

Please bear in mind that transport companies might be extraordinarily busy after the State Funeral service, and it’s probably there might be queues at stations.

If attainable, please don’t try and journey instantly after the State Funeral service and procession. There might be loads of trains working through the day and late into the night.

Watch all occasions on the Hyde Park screening website

You can even watch the procession on the Hyde Park screening website, which can present the State Funeral and the ceremonial occasions on massive screens.

The Hyde Park screening website will present the State Funeral, the procession via London, the procession via Windsor and the Committal Service at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Fort.

The screens might be turned on by 9am on Monday 19 September.

Please don’t try and camp in or across the viewing areas or screening website.

Anybody who makes an attempt to camp in ceremonial websites through the nationwide mourning interval could also be requested to maneuver on.

There might be quite a few massive screens positioned throughout the Parade Floor, Cockpit Garden and Boathouse Garden.

Entry to all areas of the location is free. There might be first assist services, bogs and concession kiosks the place you should purchase mild refreshments.

There’s a devoted space for folks with accessibility necessities. Learn the part on accessibility for extra data.

The picture beneath reveals a map of the Hyde Park screening website, on the north-east aspect of Hyde Park. Entrances are marked alongside the north aspect (Bayswater Highway) and east aspect (Park Lane). The placement of every display screen throughout the Parade Floor, Cockpit Garden and Boathouse Garden is marked with a black ‘S’, exhibiting the route it will likely be dealing with.

Please observe that enormous crowds are anticipated. Observe the instructions given by stewards and police, who will monitor crowd numbers and guarantee everybody stays secure and safe.

In case you select to depart the screening website, you’ll lose your place within the screening space. The screening website and surrounding areas are more likely to be very busy, and it might not be attainable to re-enter the realm.

Concession kiosks providing mild refreshments will stay open all through the day’s occasions.

The screening website reveals the State Funeral, the procession via London, the procession via Windsor and the Committal Service at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Fort.

Find out how to get to the Hyde Park screening website

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Beneficial entry to the screening website is from the north aspect of Hyde Park, from Marlborough Gate to Marble Arch.

The most effective methods to get to the Hyde Park screening website are public transport, strolling and biking.

London Underground stations close to Hyde Park are listed beneath. There might be indicators exhibiting the strolling routes from these stations to the screening website, and police and stewards might help to direct you to the doorway.

  • Bond Avenue
  • Oxford Circus
  • Paddington
  • Tottenham Court docket Highway

Please observe: Hyde Park Nook London Underground station might be closed on the day of the State Funeral (Monday 19 September).

Hyde Park Nook might be closed from 9pm on Sunday 18 September and all of Monday 19 September. It would reopen in the beginning of regular service on Tuesday 20 September.

There might be indicators exhibiting the strolling route. Please observe the instructions given by stewards and the police, who will direct you to the screening website.

Please observe that enormous crowds are anticipated. Observe the instructions given by stewards and police, who will monitor crowd numbers and guarantee everybody stays secure and safe.

There’s a devoted space for folks with accessibility necessities. Learn the part on accessibility for extra data on the accessible space, and recommendation on accessible transport.

Plan your journey

Plan your journey utilizing the Transport for London or Nationwide Rail web sites, or obtain TfL Go for up-to-date service data.

Please observe that the areas in and round Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, St James’s Park, Inexperienced Park, and Trafalgar Sq. might be very crowded, and the Nationwide Rail and London Underground stations in these areas might be very busy.

It might be obligatory for short-term security measures to be put in place at transport stations, similar to queuing, closures, trains not stopping at sure stations, or adjustments to the best way prospects enter or exit a station.

Verify Transport for London’s newest journey data and the Nationwide Rail Enquiries web site earlier than you journey, and permit extra time than common in your journey. After the procession, bear in mind to verify the newest journey data earlier than your onward journey, as service updates might have modified.

Please bear in mind that transport companies might be extraordinarily busy after the State Funeral service, and it’s probably there might be queues at stations.

If attainable, please don’t try and journey instantly after the State Funeral service and procession. There might be loads of trains working through the day and late into the night.

Accessibility

Devoted viewing areas for folks with accessibility or mobility necessities can be found at some areas. Folks utilizing these areas could also be accompanied by one carer or companion. All accessible viewing areas are at floor degree.

Accessible viewing areas

Designated viewing areas for folks with accessibility or mobility necessities can be found at 3 of the viewing areas on the State Funeral route.

Stewards might be obtainable on the route that will help you find the accessible viewing areas.

Accessible viewing areas have restricted capability, and other people might be admitted so as of arrival time. Folks utilizing these areas could also be accompanied by one carer or companion.

Ceremonial procession route

Devoted viewing areas for folks with accessibility or mobility necessities can be found on the following viewing areas on the procession route:

  • Inexperienced Park aspect of The Mall
  • St James’s Park aspect of The Mall

Accessibility at these viewing areas:

  • The accessible viewing areas are at floor degree, offering devoted areas for wheelchair customers, folks with diminished mobility and different accessibility necessities.
  • Every space may have a British Signal Language interpreter.
  • These areas may have a listening to loop to be used by folks with listening to aids.
  • There might be welfare factors in these areas to offer any additional help wanted.

The picture beneath reveals the ceremonial viewing areas alongside the procession route. The accessible viewing areas are marked with an orange ‘A’. There may be one on all sides of the Mall; the Inexperienced Park aspect of the Mall and the St James’s Park aspect of the Mall.

Stewards might be obtainable on the route that will help you find the accessible viewing areas.

View or obtain a map of the accessible viewing areas on the ceremonial procession route. (PDF, 3.15MB)

Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens viewing space

There are devoted viewing locations for folks with accessibility or mobility necessities on the Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens viewing space.

Accessibility at this viewing space:

  • The accessible viewing space is at floor degree, offering a devoted location for wheelchair customers, folks with diminished mobility and different accessibility necessities.
  • This space may have a British Signal Language interpreter.
  • This space may have a listening to loop to be used by folks with listening to aids.
  • There might be welfare factors on this space to offer any additional help wanted.

The picture beneath reveals the Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens part of the route. The accessible viewing space is marked with an orange ‘A’. It’s on the north aspect of South Carriage Drive, close to the western finish of the route (reverse the Royal Albert Corridor).

Stewards might be obtainable on the route that will help you find the accessible viewing areas.

View or obtain a map of the Albert Memorial – Kensington Gardens viewing space (PDF, 11.3MB).

Accessible viewing areas on the Hyde Park screening website

There’s a devoted space for folks with accessibility or mobility necessities on the screening website in Hyde Park.

The accessible viewing space has restricted capability, and other people might be admitted so as of arrival time. Folks utilizing these areas could also be accompanied by one carer or companion.

Accessibility provision:

  • The accessible viewing space is at floor degree, offering a devoted location for wheelchair customers, folks with diminished mobility and different accessibility necessities.
  • The display screen positioned on this space will show captions and a British Signal Language interpreter.
  • This space may have a listening to loop to be used by folks with listening to aids.
  • There might be welfare factors on this space to offer any additional help wanted.

The picture beneath reveals the situation of the accessible viewing space, marked with an orange ‘A’. The accessible viewing space is on the centre of the Parade Floor space of the screening website. Stewards might be obtainable on the screening website that will help you find the accessible viewing areas.

Accessible transport

Go to Transport for London’s accessibility web page for extra data on accessible public transport data in London. You will discover out how accessible every station is, and there’s additionally a step-free journey planner. You can even observe TfLAccess on Twitter for up-to-date data on accessibility.

Transport for London presents a flip up and go service to assist passengers who require further help, similar to folks with visible impairments, mobility impairments, and huge teams travelling collectively. This might embody offering boarding ramps, make it easier to to maneuver via the station or interchange between trains, and suggesting various or step-free routes.

The flip up and go service is offered on the London Underground and London Overground, and most stations on the Elizabeth Line. You do not want to pre-book this service, simply ask workers for help on the station.

Transport for London additionally supplies:

Please observe: there aren’t any left baggage services at TfL websites.

What to anticipate in case you attend

To maintain everybody secure, safety measures are in place in any respect websites. You or your bag could also be searched earlier than you possibly can enter.

Please observe that there’s a non permanent restriction on using drones throughout the ceremonial websites. You shouldn’t try and function a drone in these areas, for images or another causes.

On the viewing areas and the screening website in Hyde Park, there might be first assist services, bogs and concession kiosks the place you should purchase mild refreshments. You shouldn’t deliver alcohol or consuming glasses into the websites.

View or obtain maps of the services on the:

For extra data on visiting the Royal Parks, please go to the Royal Parks web site.

Conduct and behavior

Please respect the character of those occasions and behave appropriately.

If you’re on the procession route, hold noise to a minimal when the procession passes you.

Stewards and cops might be positioned inside the viewing areas and screening website. Delinquent or inappropriate behaviour (together with extreme consumption of alcohol, or drunken behaviour) is not going to be tolerated and you might be requested to depart.

It’s best to:

  1. Behave appropriately. Please respect the character of those occasions, and be thoughtful of individuals round you.

  2. Eliminate litter utilizing the litter bins offered.

  3. Go away the viewing areas or screening website quietly so that you don’t disturb individuals who dwell close by.

  4. Observe the directions of stewards, occasion workers and police always.

What you must and shouldn’t deliver

Bear in mind to deliver:

  1. Appropriate clothes for the climate situations. This would possibly embody heat, protecting clothes or an umbrella in chilly or moist climate, or sunscreen in case you would possibly want it.

  2. Meals and drinks. There’ll solely be a restricted variety of concession kiosks obtainable the place you should purchase mild refreshments. It’s possible you’ll need to deliver meals and drinks with you, significantly you probably have particular dietary necessities. There might be water stations the place you possibly can refill bottles. You shouldn’t deliver alcohol or consuming glasses into the viewing areas and screening website.

  3. Acceptable footwear. You can be required to face outside for lengthy durations, so you might be suggested to put on comfy sneakers.

    On the Hyde Park screening website, the viewing screens are situated on grassed areas, so please put on acceptable footwear and think about bringing a blanket to take a seat on.

You shouldn’t deliver:

  1. Tents, gazebos or tenting tools. Anybody who makes an attempt to camp through the nationwide mourning interval interval could also be requested to maneuver on. Unattended tents, luggage or different gadgets might be eliminated and could also be destroyed.

  2. Barbecues and tools for fires.

  3. Drones. The usage of drones isn’t permitted throughout any of the ceremonial websites. You shouldn’t try and function a drone in these areas, for images or another causes.

  4. Alcohol. You shouldn’t deliver alcohol or consuming glasses into the viewing areas and screening websites.

Find out how to get to London

For these travelling into London, the principle Nationwide Rail stations are:

  • Blackfriars
  • Cannon Avenue
  • Charing Cross
  • Euston
  • King’s Cross
  • Liverpool Avenue
  • London Bridge
  • Marylebone
  • Paddington
  • London St Pancras
  • Victoria
  • Waterloo
  • Waterloo East

You possibly can plan your journey utilizing the Transport for London and Nationwide Rail Enquiries web sites.

Please bear in mind that transport companies might be extraordinarily busy after the State Funeral service, and it’s probably there might be queues at stations.

If attainable, please don’t try and journey instantly after the State Funeral service and procession. There might be loads of trains working through the day and late into the night.

You will discover up-to-date journey data by following Nationwide Rail Enquiries on Twitter or downloading the TfL Go app.

For data on travelling inside London, learn:

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