Transport for London has issued initial travel Advice for the day of Baroness Thatcher’s funeral on April 17th

Baroness Thatcher adopted Marvin from The Mayhew in 2007 (pic credit: PA)

Baroness Thatcher adopted Marvin from The Mayhew in 2007 (pic credit: PA) - Credit: Archant


The route of the funeral procession runs from The Palace of Westminster, through Parliament Square, along Whitehall, through Trafalgar Square, on to the Strand, Aldwych, Fleet Street and Ludgate Hill where it will end at St Paul’s Cathedral. These roads and others in central London will be subject to closures and parking restrictions. Blackfriars and Westminster Bridges will be closed for the duration of the event. Waterloo Bridge will have restricted access.

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Road closures will be implemented from at least 7am, roads that will be closed are: Parliament Square, Whitehall, Trafalgar Square, The Strand, Aldwych, Fleet Street, Ludgate Hill, Blackfriars Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Waterloo Bridge (restricted access), Farringdon Road, Kingsway, Charing Cross Road, The Mall, Victoria Street, Millbank, St Paul’s Churchyard, Cannon Street.


From 6am a number of bus services will be on diversion or will finish before their usual destination; these will begin at 6am.

Underground, DLR and London Overground

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London River Services will be running as normal.