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The Queen lies in state: Queuing stopped for 6 hours as Southwark Park filled up

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The Queen lies in state: Queuing stopped for 6 hours as Southwark Park filled up

Turn to see The queen lies in state at Westminster Hall was suspended for “at least” six hours because of the crowd.

The queue to see the recumbent queen has stopped for 6 hours

A tweet from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport urged people not to try to queue and to check for updates on when they can join.

The tweet read: “Southwark Park has reached capacity. Entry will be suspended for at least 6 hours. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

“Please do not attempt to join the queue until it reopens.”

This morning it was announced that the waiting time at the turn has come 14 hours.

The Queen’s funeral will take place on Monday

The Queen’s State Funeral will take place in Westminster Abbey, and her celebration will take place in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle at 4:00 p.m.

Queen Elizabeth II will be buried with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in King George VI’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.

The funeral will be held privately at 7:30 p.m. Monday evening.


What to expect from the Queen’s funeral?


How to watch the Queen’s funeral on TV?

The Queen’s funeral will be broadcast live on BBC One, BBC News and will be available on BBC iPlayer. Lighting will start at 8 am.

It will also be shown on Sky News and ITV will also show the funeral on all its channels.

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