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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012

You'll find pictures of the pageant elsewhere; here are some images that give a flavour of how crowded parts of SE1 were on the big day.

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Crowds on the South Bank near the London Eye
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
The National Theatre provided its own salute to the Queen with a rooftop performance by Joey from War Horse
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Spectators on the Tate Modern terraces await the river pageant
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Crowds streamed through the normally quiet Maiden Lane Estate near Bankside looking for a riverside viewing space
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Queuing to get into the More London estate
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
At Bankside a big screen outside Tate Modern provided an alternative focal point
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Republican campaigners unable to get past the security checkpoints around More London held a second protest in Tooley Street
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Crowds in Tower Bridge Road sang the national anthem as they watched the pageant on a big screen
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
National Theatre staff and their families were able to watch the pageant from the building's roof terraces
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Sunday 3 June 2012

Footfall trackers installed by Better Bankside registered 87,755 visitors to the area at the six locations they track, up from 57,493 the previous Sunday.

Visitor numbers peaked between 5pm and 6pm in the afternoon as people left the riverside. The two riverside trackers at the Founders Arms and The Anchor Bankside recorded far lower numbers than usual between the hours of 3pm and 5pm as visitors stood still to watch the pageant pass by.

"We're very pleased that Bankside was at the heart of the Jubilee River Pageant and so many people chose to come and celebrate in the area," says Peter Williams, chief executive of Better Bankside.

"Despite the bad weather the crowds were out in force to celebrate sixty years of Her Majesty's Reign and to watch the spectacular and enjoy all of the special events that were held in Bankside."

The six footfall trackers have been recording visitor numbers along the riverside and quieter back streets in Bankside since November 2011.

At Southwark Cathedral specially composed peal was rung for the first time during Sunday’s River Pageant and before the special Choral Evensong at which the Diamond Jubilee window was dedicated, taking 3 hours 47 minutes to complete

“It was a very special day, and we were proud to be part of it," said the cathedral's ringing master Peter Valuks.

"For me in particular it expressed the very essence of what bellringing is about: ringing a peal to celebrate a very important state and church occasion."

A quarter-peal was rung at St John's Waterloo from 12 noon by Docklands Ringers as part of the Jubilee celebrations.

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