Members of the congregation, dressed in black, were taking their seats in Westminster Abbey in preparation for the funeral for the late monarch which will begin at 11am.
Convoys carrying heads of state, government and others invited to the funeral pulled up outside the Monastery, which opened at 8 a.m.
Queen Elizabeth’s burial officially ended at 6:30 a.m. when the doors of Westminster Hall closed and the last members of the public stepped over her coffin to pay their respects.
Buses are taking police and security personnel to various posts around central London.
London on Monday, a British public holiday to mark the funeral of the late monarch, was silenced and normal life suspended with no rush hour traffic running through the streets around Quang Ninh. Parliament School.
Big screens have been set up across the UK, including in London’s Hyde Park and Belfast’s Town Hall, so people can watch the service while some churches, theaters and theatres movie screening is streaming the event.
Crowds are filling Hyde Park, which will be one of several locations across the UK that have set up large screens to allow people to watch the service and a carnival-style atmosphere is being built .
The mourners were gathered on picnic blankets in front of eight large screens around the park, which were showing footage of the Queen’s life to classical music.
Coffee shops and burger joints have been set up around London park and serving customers from around 7am.
“We won’t be watching the funeral ourselves, though,” said one bartender, as the screen wasn’t visible from their stall.
Elsewhere, several major churches, theaters and cinemas are streaming the event live.