London environmental protest

A number of environmental activist groups entitled “Extinction Rebellion” have notified Police of their intention to simultaneously conduct some form of blockade at five Central London bridges, between 10.00 and 16.00:

Southwark Bridge

Blackfriars Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

Westminster Bridge

Lambeth Bridge

This group adopt non-violent direct action tactics and undertake protest through civil disobedience.

The Metropolitan Police are currently working in conjunction with a number of partner agencies to plan tactical options and contingency traffic plans to mitigate and minimise any disruption.

There is a proportionate Policing plan in place dedicated to this potential disruption.

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