The King and his sons William and Harry will follow the Queen’s coffin as it is moved from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster tomorrow.
The Queen is staying overnight in Buckingham Palace’s Bow Room before being laid down in state ahead of her funeral on Monday.
Charles, William and Harry – along with the Duke of York, the Princess Royal and the Earl of Wessex – will follow the coffin on foot as it makes its journey in front of thousands of mourners in the streets of central London.
Anne’s son Peter Phillips and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, will also walk in the procession, along with the Duke of Gloucester and the Earl of Snowdon.
The Queen’s Consort, the Princess of Wales, the Countess of Wessex and the Duchess of Sussex will travel by car.
The procession will depart from Buckingham Palace at 2.22 pm in a cannon carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.
The route will take the coffin through Queen’s Garden, The Mall, Horse Guards Parade and Horse Guards Arch, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Parliament Square and New Palace Yard.
Elizabeth II made her final visit to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, after her coffin traveled across the country from Balmorley
Thousands throng the streets as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace’s Royal Hershey
The Queen will be taken to the Palace of Westminster where she will lie in state. Image: Palbearers from the Queen’s Color Squadron (63 Squadron RAF Regiment) carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II to the Royal Horse, it is removed from a C-17 at RAF Northolt.
William and Harry reunited this week in mourning for their grandmother and well-wishers outside Windsor Castle
The brothers were joined by wives Katherine and Meghan as the ‘Fab Four’ greeted the public on Saturday 10 September
The brothers along with their wives met bereaved fans outside Windsor Castle on Saturday
King Charles and senior royals will be followed by senior staff from both the Queen and King’s families, then close personal staff.
The procession will go on silently without music, while guards of honor will be created for all three services along the way.
The King’s Life Guard will give the royal salute as the coffin passes through the Horse Guards Arch.
The King’s Guard will welcome the coffin outside Buckingham Palace.
Meanwhile, throughout the procession, minute guns will be fired at Hyde Park by the King’s Troop Royal Artillery and Big Ben will troll.
At 3 p.m., the coffin would arrive at the north gate of Westminster Hall, before being carried inside the cataflake by a carrier party of the Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will then conduct a service at 5 p.m. about 20 minutes before Westminster Hall opens to the public.
Well-wishers will begin filing the coffin to mark the beginning of the four-and-a-half days of the queen lying in the kingdom.
A round the clock vigil will be put in place round the clock by officers of the Household Division, which are the King’s Body Guards of the Honorable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, the King’s Body Guard of Scotland, the Royal Company of Archers and the King’s Body Guard. Yeomen of the Guard.
It will be open 24 hours a day till 6.30 am on Monday.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets to pay tribute to the queen.
The queue is expected to stretch for five miles, taking up to 30 hours to reach the front.
Once people passed through the Albert Embankment, they would be guided across Lambeth Bridge to Victoria Tower Gardens
Additional welfare facilities including toilets and water fountains have been installed sporadically along the route.
William and Harry will join other members of the royal family in procession after the brothers’ reunion with Catherine and Meghan outside Windsor Castle on Saturday.
Arriving in the same car, the ‘Fab Four’ met the mourners for 40 minutes outside the palace, where the public has laid hundreds of flowers.
The brothers were seen together for the first time since a service for the Platinum Jubilee in June when they were seated far away from each other.
It is the first time Harry and Meghan have been part of the Royal Family’s schedule since stepping back from royal duties and moving to the United States in early 2020.
After naming William and Catherine the Prince and Princess of Wales, King Charles greeted the couple in his first address as monarch on Friday evening.
The king added: ‘I also want to express my love for Harry and Meghan as they continue to build their lives overseas.’
Before the procession, the king addressed Parliament at Westminster as the monarch for the first time.
Both the House of Commons and the House of Lords addressed the new king, who delivered a speech in response.
Charles thanked Parliament and said he was impressed by the tribute to his mother – who ‘set an example of selfless duty’ that he said he would faithfully follow.
Mourners’ queues have already begun at Westminster Hall to see the Queen lying in state, with arrangements to reach the line from the hall all the way to Bermondsey in south London.
The Queen will remain in Westminster until Monday’s funeral – in what is expected to be the largest security operation in Britain’s history as heads of state around the world.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry traveled to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday to join the entire royal family – including King Charles III, the Queen Consort and the Prince and Princess of Wales – as they received the Queen’s coffin.
Ceremony in Parliament is centuries old but was never seen in public until Monday
Charles said he was inspired by the tribute to his mother – that he ‘set an example of selfless duty’ that he said he would faithfully follow.
King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla stand for the national anthem at the ceremony at Westminster Hall