William and Harry will walk with their father the King behind the Queen’s coffin as it is carried to Westminster Hall on a cannon carriage – with Kate, Meghan and Camilla following the procession by car
- The Queen will be moved to the Palace of Westminster tomorrow where she will remain in state until Monday
- The coffin of Elizabeth II arrived at Buckingham Palace today after being transported from Balmoral in Scotland
- The funeral of the late monarch will take place on Monday September 19, with the participation of leaders from around the world
The King and his sons William and Harry will follow the Queen’s coffin as it moves from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster tomorrow.
The Queen is spending the night in the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace before being transported to bed in state ahead of her funeral on Monday.
Charles, William and Harry – with the Duke of York, the royal princess and the Earl of Wessex – will follow the coffin on foot as it travels past thousands of mourners lining the streets of central London.
The Queen Consort, Princess of Wales, Countess of Wessex and Duchess of Sussex will travel by car.
The procession will leave Buckingham Palace at 2.22 p.m., carried by a cannon carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.
The route will take the coffin through Queen’s Gardens, The Mall, The Horse Guards Parade and Horse Guards Arch, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Parliament Square and The Courtyard of the New Palace .
Elizabeth II made her final trip back to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday after her coffin crossed the country from Balmoral
Thousands of people filled the streets as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrived in the royal hearse at Buckingham Palace
King Charles and members of the Royal Family on foot will be followed by senior staff from the Queen’s and King’s Households and then by close staff.
The procession will march in silence without music, while honor guards from all three services will be formed along the route.
The King’s Life Guard will give a royal salute as the coffin passes through Horse Guards Arch.
Outside Buckingham Palace, the King’s Guard will greet the coffin.
Meanwhile, throughout the procession, shots will be fired into Hyde Park by the King’s Troop Royal Artillery and Big Ben will ring.
At 3 p.m. the coffin will arrive at the north door of Westminster Hall, before being carried by catafalque inside by a party of pallbearers from the Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will then lead a service for around 20 minutes before Westminster Hall opens to the public at 5pm.
Well-wishers will begin to file past the coffin to mark the start of the Queen’s four and a half days in state.
A 24-hour vigil will be mounted under the catafalque by officers from the Household Division, the King’s Body Guards of the Honorable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, the King’s Body Guard for Scotland, the Royal Company of Archers and the King’s Body Guard . the Yeomen of the Guard.
It will remain open 24 hours a day until 6:30 a.m. on Monday.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected in the streets to pay their respects to the queen.
The queue is expected to stretch for five miles, taking up to 30 hours to reach the front.
Once people have crossed Albert Embankment they will be directed across Lambeth Bridge into Victoria Tower Gardens
Additional wellness facilities, including toilets and water fountains, have been placed sporadically along the road.