Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II’s final journey: From the Westminister Hall in London to Windsor Castle

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The funeral of Queen Elizabeth is set to take place on Monday, alongside processions in London and Windsor, with public viewing areas and big screens in both locations.

Queen Elizabeth II died in Scotland on September 8. (File photo: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Queen’s State funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey at 11am.
  • At Wellington Arch, the coffin will be transferred to the State hearse
  • The hearse will be taken to St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth is set to take place on Monday, alongside processions in London and Windsor, with public viewing areas and big screens in both locations.

At 10.44am on Monday, Queen Elizabeth’s coffin will travel from the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) to Westminster Abbey for the State funeral, which will be a short journey and not be a part of the public procession.

The Queen’s coffin is lying at the Westminster Hall in London. (Photo: Twitter/The Royal Family)

The Queen’s State funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey at 11am.

A 2-minute silence will be observed at the end of the State funeral service around 11:55am.

A public procession will begin at 12.15pm as Her Majesty’s coffin travels from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch (Hyde Park Corner) in London. The procession will travel along Broad Sanctuary, Parliament Square, Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade, Horse Guards Road, The Mall, and Constitution Hill.

At Wellington Arch, the coffin will be transferred to the State hearse. Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin will be carried by the State Hearse along South Carriage Drive to the Albert Memorial, where it will depart for Windsor.

The hearse is scheduled to arrive in Albert Road and, at 3:10pm, it will travel in procession along Albert Road and the Long Walk before arriving to St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle ahead of the committal service, where The Queen will be buried next to the Duke of Edinburgh.

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