On the eve of the lockdown, the streets seem to have been filled, and even the Queen could not escape the ‘coveted gridlock’.
Witnesses stopped him in traffic on Wednesday afternoon to return to Windsor after official engagements.
Pictures of mobile phones taken by the public show Queen’s three Range Rover motorcyclists and motorcycle outsiders driving on the right side of the road to bypass a row on Chiswick High Road in west London.
At this time, evening. London residents began fleeing their second home and family outside the capital before the national lockdown hit at midnight.
By 6pm there were 1,200 miles of queues across the streets of London, with 2,624 traffic jams recorded.
A public mobile phone photo showed Rani’s three Range Rover motorcycles and motorcycle outreach drivers driving on the right side of the road to bypass a row on Chiswick High Road in west London.
Tribute to her: According to the court notice, the Queen, 99, traveled by car from Windsor Castle to London to mark the centenary of the tomb of the unknown warrior. The Queen was photographed leaving Windsor Castle yesterday (pictured) two hours before returning but no reason was given for her departure.
It is learned after the publication that Queen made an unannounced visit to Westminster Abbey yesterday.
According to the court notice, Quinn, 99, drove from Windsor Castle to London.
Westminster Abbey Dean, The Very Reverend David Howell congratulated him.
The unidentified soldier was buried at Westminster Abbey on November 11, 1920, but the lockdown ban meant earlier memorials.
The Queen was photographed leaving Windsor Castle yesterday before returning two hours later, but no reason was given for her departure.
Witnesses detained him Wednesday afternoon as he returned to Windsor after an official engagement.
On the first morning of the new lock-down at 50.00 hrs a very busy Old Kent Road Elephant and Castle
Tribute: The Unknown Soldier was buried at Westminster Abbey on November 11, 1920, but the lockdown restriction meant the memorial was already in place. File image
He was seen in a black robe, usually at mourning ceremonies, attending funerals, or for Remembrance Day and Sunday services in remembrance.
The court notice of 4 November reads: ‘The Queen commemorates the centenary of the burial of an unknown warrior at Westminster Abbey, SW1, London this morning, and was adopted by the Dean of Westminster (The Great Reverend Dr. David Whale’s Great West Door).
The Queen has been busy for only a handful of months since March and is expected to keep her and her profile low the following month. The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, spent a lockdown together at Windsor Castle.
The Duchess of Cornwall also made an engagement at Westminster Abbey yesterday, where she stood to watch Prince Harry at the Field of Remembrance.
He stood in front of the crosses from the unknown grave as soon as the dean prayed, placed his own cross in remembrance before, and bowed his head in reflection.
Royal Memorial: Decks of Cornwall also made an engagement at Westminster Abbey yesterday, standing to visit Prince Harry’s Memorial
Playing the last post of a bugler, then two minutes of silence and then encouraging remembrance, Big Ben chimes in at 2 p.m.
Surgeon Rear Admiral Lionel Jarvis, then president of the Duchess Pope Factory, visited more than 30,000 plots filled with staff0,000 crosses and symbols of all religions.
Sunday services in remembrance, traditionally part of communal worship, could not proceed as planned on November 8 due to lockdown restrictions.
But instead of being completely banned, the government has set multiple guidelines for local authorities and trusted leaders hoping to retain these services.