Which businesses will close and stay open on day of Queen’s funeral?

Major shops and businesses across the UK have announced they will shut their doors as a mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her funeral.

King Charles III approved a bank holiday on Monday for the state funeral at Westminster Abbey.

It is up to employers to decide whether to give staff the day off to observe the national day of mourning.

Many supermarkets and shop chains have decided to close their doors, while others will limit opening hours.

Here’s an at-a-glance guide to what will be open and closed on the day of the Queen’s funeral.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to travel to London for the state funeral so some convenience stores will stay open to give them access to food and drink.

Department stores Harrods, Selfridges, John Lewis and House of Fraser have announced they will close their doors, while some shopping centres will show the funeral on big screens.

Other shops that will be closed include:

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