This Friday (16.set) the government said it had reached maximum standby capacity; Publicly created second order
The UK government has banned the public from queuing to see Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin this Friday (16.Sep.2022) at 9:50am (5:50am GMT).
According to the government, the waiting time to see the King’s coffin was 14 hours.
At TwitterThe British Department of Culture has asked people not to try to queue until it reopens, which is scheduled for 16:00 (12:00 GMT). “We apologize for any inconvenience. Don’t try to join the queue until it reopens.The publication says.
Also, in another publicationThe priority queue also reached maximum capacity this Friday (September 16) at 8:13 a.m. (4:13 a.m. Brasilia time), the department said.
has access to the starting point of the array Southwark Park, 2.6 kilometers from Westminster Hall, the seat of the British Parliament, and the King’s coffin will be unveiled for the public to pay their respects to the Queen. The wait lasts up to 8 km.
However, despite the notification, some gates were still open and people continued to enter Southwark Park. According to the newspaper GuardianThe west entrance to the park was closed at 12:05pm (8:05am GMT).
Confusion among the police in charge of guarding the entrances caused crowds to form a second queue to access the official queue when it was released to the public.
The flow of people through Westminster Hall is expected to be disrupted again on Friday night (September 16) and Saturday night (September 17), times when the royal family will be on high alert.
This Friday (September 16), King Charles III, Princess Anne and Princes Edward and Andrew will hold a 15-minute vigil at the 4 corners of the coffin. On Saturday (September 17), the process will be the same, but with the Queen’s grandchildren.
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