Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.
If there were protests, they certainly did not disrupt Baroness Thatcher's funeral nor sully what was indisputably a dignified farewell.
The National Secretary of the National Union of Mineworks, Chris Kitchen, shares his thoughts of Margaret Thatcher's legacy.
On the streets of Richmond, there was also support for the former Prime Minister:
The Foreign Secretary and Richmond MP, William Hague, was among the two thousand strong congregation to attend Baroness Thatcher's at St Paul's Cathedral.
In his North Yorkshire constituency, members of the local Conservative Club gathered to pay their own respects.
Club President, Oliver Blease, told ITV News that although her leadership had divided the country, it was right Lady Thatcher was given a ceremonial funeral:
Dozens of people gathered in Baroness Thatcher's home town of Grantham to pay their final respects. They watched the service live on a big screen inside the town's museum.
It's estimated that 1000 people are attending a celebration for Margaret Thatcher's funeral being held in Goldthorpe, Barnsley.
Hundreds have gathered at Goldthorpe Union Jack working men's club in Barnsley to give their own send off to Margaret Thatcher. They have arranged a party and later will burn an effigy of the former Prime Minister. The area is home to many former miners.
Guests begin to arrive at the Guildhall for a reception of friends and family of Lady Thatcher. A separate reception to be hosted by Foreign Secretary William Hague at the Mansion House for representatives from foreign states and other distinguished foreign VIPs.