Queen"s Diamond Jubilee procession route revealed in full

Buckingham Palace reveals full details of Queen's Diamond Jubilee procession route – and the public can win tickets to watch the cavalcade

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17:22 GMT, 16 April 2012

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will be joined by senior members of the Royal Family – including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – for a glittering procession through the streets of London to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

The open-topped carriage ride will take place on Tuesday June 5 following a lunch in her honour as part of the extended Jubilee weekend celebrations, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday.

Ten thousand free tickets will be given away in a public ballot to watch the cavalcade from a seated area opposite Buckingham Palace.

Royal tour: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will travel along the Diamond Jubilee procession route in the 1902 State Landau on 5 June

Royal tour: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will travel along the Diamond Jubilee procession route in the 1902 State Landau on 5 June

Procession: The route will begin at Westminster Hall and will take the royals up Whitehall to Trafalgar Square, down the Mall and through the gates of Buckingham Palace

Procession: The route will begin at Westminster Hall and will take the royals up Whitehall to Trafalgar Square, down the Mall and through the gates of Buckingham Palace

WHO WILL TAKE PART IN THE THREE-CARRIAGE PROCESSION
The Queen and the Duke of EdinburghThe Prince of Wales and the Duchess of CornwallThe Duke and Duchess of CambridgePrince HarryA Sovereign's Escort provided by the Household Cavalry Mounted RegimentMembers of the public are invited to line the route but five thousand
pairs of ticket are also now available for a specially seated area which
will capture all the pomp and pageantry of the day

The lucky recipients will also be in
prime position to watch the monarch and her family as they take their
places on the palace balcony for an RAF fly-past.

The day will begin with a service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral
followed by the lunch at Wesminster Hall, which will be attended by a
number of representatives from livery companies who are sponsoring the
event.

The vast majority of the 700-strong guest list, however, will be
comprised from people all over the country whose trade, craft or
profession are represented by one of the liveries as well as the
charities and schools they support.

On leaving the hall the Queen and her husband will take their places in
the beautiful 1902 State Landau followed by the Prince of Wales and the
Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William and his wife, Kate, as well as
Prince Harry.

They will be joined by a Sovereign's Escort provided by the Household
Cavalry Mounted Regiment in their breastplates and plumed helmets.

All three carriages will leave New Palace Yard and process up Whitehall
to Trafalgar Square, through Admiralty Arch and down the Mall before
entering Buckingham Palace by the Centre Gates.

The route: The Royals will travel from Westminster Hall to Buckingham Palace via Whitehall, Trafalgar Square, through Admirality Arch and down the Mall to the Palace

The route: The Royals will travel from New Palace Yard at Westminster Hall up Whitehall, to Trafalgar Square, through Admirality Arch and down the Mall then through the centre gates of Buckingham Palace

Newly wed: Prince William and his new wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, wave as they travel in the 1902 State Landau carriage along the Processional Route to Buckingham Palace

Memories: It will be the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first formal carriage ride since their wedding last year

Members of the public are invited to line the route but five thousand
pairs of ticket are also now available for a specially seated area which
will capture all the pomp and pageantry of the day.

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: ‘This really is a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity and one that will be remembered for generations to
come.

‘It's completely right these seats are allocated in a fair way to
the general public and that they are free of charge.

The 1902 State Landau, built by Hoopers for Edward VII's coronation

Majestic: The 1902 State Landau, built by Hoopers for Edward VII's coronation

‘To have a ringside seat on such a historic day is an experience not to be missed.'

The seats available under the ballot will be around the Queen Victoria Memorial outside the Palace.

Details of how to apply for the ballot, which closes at the end of April
20, can be made online or via post and can be found on the website
www.jubilee5june.co.uk.

The events will be the culmination of the four-day bank holiday weekend
which will see the Queen's 60-year reign marked with a Thames Diamond
Jubilee Pageant on June 3, followed the next day by a concert in front
of Buckingham Palace which will feature acts including Stevie Wonder and
JLS.

A Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster from the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly over Buckingham Palace as William and Kate emerge on the balcony

Like the royal wedding,members of the family will congregate on the balcony of Buckingham
Palace to watch an RAF flypast as
they acknowledge the crowds gathered in the Mall

The procession will follow a Diamond Jubilee lunch in Westminster Hall where the senior royals will be joined by 700 guests.

Many
will be from across the country, whose trade, craft or profession are
represented by livery companies from the City taking part in the lunch.
Charities, schools and other organisations supported by the companies
will also be invited.

The
carriages are expected to travel along Whitehall and the Mall with the
way marked by more than 1,000 'street liners' from the three services,
joined by military bands.

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will fire a 60-gun salute from Horse Guards Parade as the royals pass.

The
events will be the culmination of the four-day bank holiday weekend
which will see the Queen's 60-year reign marked with a Thames Diamond
Jubilee Pageant on June 3, followed the next day by a concert in front
of Buckingham Palace which will feature acts including Stevie Wonder and
JLS.

Guardsmen pictured at Wellington Barracks in London, will be among those involved in the Jubilee celebrations

Guardsmen pictured at Wellington Barracks in London, will be among those involved in the Jubilee celebrations

3D GOOGLE MAP OF THE PROCESSION ROUTE