London to Windsor route revealed where thousands can see Queen’s coffin on day of funeral | UK News

The route that the Queen’s coffin will take from Wellington Arch to Windsor Castle for the committal service on Monday afternoon has been revealed – with thousands of people expected to turn out.

The state funeral takes place in Westminster Abbey at 11am, and afterwards the hearse will leave London for Berkshire.

It will travel west along the south edge of Hyde Park before passing through Queens Gate and heading along Cromwell Road.

Continuing through the capital, it will pass Hammersmith and Chiswick along the north bank of the River Thames.

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Taking the Great South West Road it will pass south of Heathrow Airport – under silent skies after a slew of flight cancellations – as it leaves London and goes past Staines.

The Queen’s coffin will enter the grounds of Windsor Castle through Shaw Farm Gate and head north before finally arriving at St George’s Chapel for the service at 4pm.

The route the hearse will take from Wellington Arch on it's way out of London
The route the hearse will take through west London
The route the hearse will take from west London to Windsor Castle
The route the procession will take into Windsor Castle

Interest in saying goodbye to the Queen has been huge, with tens of thousands queuing to see the monarch lying in state at Westminster Hall.

It has been 70 years since the death of the previous monarch, Queen Elizabeth II’s father George VI, so the vast majority of people in the UK are unaccustomed to the traditions and pageantry that have been on display over the last few days.

Tens of millions of people around the world are expected to watch as the Queen’s funeral takes place.

Procession at Windsor

As the coffin arrives in Windsor there will be a procession as it makes its way towards the chapel.

Walking behind the gun carriage will be King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and the Earl of Wessex.

Behind them will walk royal brothers Prince William and Prince Harry, as well as Peter Phillips.

Further back, a royal car will carry the Queen Consort and the Princess of Wales, and a second will carry the Duchess of Sussex and the Countess of Wessex.

Timings for Windsor ceremonies:

3.06pm: The state hearse will approach Shaw Farm Gate on Albert Road, Windsor, and join the procession.

3.10pm: Procession will depart going up the Long Walk towards Windsor Castle

3.20pm: Governors general and realm prime ministers will begin to arrive at the West Door of St George’s Chapel for the committal service

3.25pm: Members of the Royal Family not involved in procession will arrive

3.40pm: The King and members of the Royal Family who are walking in the procession will join it at the quadrangle on the north side as it passes into Engine Court

3.53pm: The procession will halt at the bottom of the west steps of St George’s Chapel in Horseshoe Cloister. The bearer party will lift the coffin from the state hearse, from where it will be carried in procession up the west steps.

4pm: Committal service begins

4.30pm: Service ends. King Charles departs.

At the service, alongside the King and members of the Royal Family, the congregation will also be made up of past and present members of the Queen’s household, including from the private estates.

A private burial will take place in the King George VI memorial chapel later that evening, conducted by the Dean of Windsor.

The Queen is to be buried together with the Duke of Edinburgh.

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