Message to U.S. Citizens: Closures Related to Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral on Monday, September 19, 2022 (September 16, 2022)
Location: United Kingdom
In observance of the State Funeral of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and resulting UK bank holiday, many shops, pharmacies, groceries, and other food outlets will be closed on Monday, September 19, 2022. Some shops and restaurants will reopen at 17:00 on September 19, while others will remain closed until Tuesday, September 20, 2022. In London, transportation disruptions and road closures are anticipated. The U.S. Embassy in London and the U.S. Consulates General in Belfast and Edinburgh will also be closed and consular services will be unavailable during this time.
U.S. citizens in the United Kingdom are urged to monitor local media and consult the sites below, and to plan accordingly.
- Information on arrangements following Her Majesty’s death from the Government website.
- Find out about travelling on National Rail services, including station closures, restrictions or changes.
- Find out about travelling on Transport for London (TfL) services, including station closures, restrictions or changes.
- Stay up-to-date with regular updates on the @MetPoliceEvents Twitter page.
U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh
+44 (0) 131 556-8315
U.S. Consulate General Belfast
+44(0) 28 9038-6100
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
United Kingdom Country Information
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