It is a scar on the Kent landscape - 27 years after it closed the ghost-like shell of Snowdown colliery still serves as a reminder of a once great industry that employed more than 3,000 across East Kent. Many ex-miners blame Mrs Thatcher for the closure of Kent pits.
Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.
Here is the timetable for events surrounding the funeral of Baroness Thatcher today.
Falkland Islanders are planning a special memorial to Baroness Thatcher, and are considering plans to commemorate Baroness Thatcher.