place on Saturday 6 September. The funeral service will be held at
11am at Westminster Abbey.
Given the very large numbers of people expected, space along the
possible to accommodate everyone.
A large TV screen will be erected in Hyde Park for people who are
unable to see the procession directly.
Most, if not all, food shops, stalls and supermarkets will be closed.
There are few refreshment facilities in the area and people are
strongly advised to bring their own food and drink as well as warm
and waterproof clothing.
Do not travel by car as there will be no special parking facilities.
Roads through Hyde Park will close at midnight tonight. The
processional route and many other roads will be completely closed by
6am on Saturday and will not reopen until evening. The Mall and
Constitution Hill will remain closed until after the procession for a
further day and will not reopen until Sunday evening.
For details of special services, alterations and cancellations please
call 0345 484950.
Westminster underground station will be closed all day to avoid
overcrowding. For details please call 0171 222 1234.
Bus services will be diverted because of road closures along the
processional route. For details please call 0171 222 1234.
There are toilets in The Mall, St James's Park, Green Park, Hyde Park
and Kensington Gardens.
Ask the police for directions to designated meeting points for people
who get lost or separated from their parties.
Most lost property will be sent to Charing Cross Police Station.
Property lost in St James's Park or Hyde Park will be sent to the
Royal Parks office in Storey's Gate Lodge, on the corner of Horse
Guards Avenue and Birdcage Walk.
The St John's Ambulance Brigade will have people positioned along the
Keep your personal belongings with you at all times.