\u201cThe queue to see the Queen lying in state at Westminster now stretches *several miles* along the Thames. It\u2019s growing by the second.\n\nAnd this is just the back half of it!\n\n@SkyNews\u201d
\u201cIf you watch every episode of "The Crown" back-to-back, it takes 28hrs 58minutes, which means if you do it in the queue and take an hour for lunch, you'll arrive at her coffin perfectly on time to be a 'live' final episode.\u201d
\u201cimportant to remember that at some point this weekend, the queue to see the Queen lying-in-state is going to intersect the queue to get into Heaven, and i cannot wait to see the havoc that will produce\u201d
The queue to view the Queen’s lying in state has shortened overnight, reaching Blackfriars Bridge, as a steady stream of people continues to join the queue along London’s South Bank as the day begins in the capital.
The city is preparing for an influx of visitors over the next few days as people come to pay their respects.
Transport for London says Westminster will be "exceptionally busy”, with people asked to avoid driving into London if possible.
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