Queue to see the Queen's lying-in-state coffin will close TODAY | The Sun

THE queue to see the coffin will close today, with people advised last night not to join it.

Officials say the lying-in-state will be open until 6.30am tomorrow but the queue will shut “well before then”.


However everyone already in place will get into Westminster Hall.

A Government source said: “We don’t want people to make long journeys only to find it closed.

They added: “The public desire to view the Lying-in-State has been phenomenal.

"We will give people as much notice as possible so they can avoid disappointment.

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“We are monitoring the numbers incredibly closely to make a judgement on final capacity.

"We have always said we will need to close the queue well in advance of the Lying-in-State ending.”

The fasttrack queue for disabled mourners closed at 4.30pm yesterday.

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