The G20 Summit Meetings in London during the week of 30th March are expected to be accompanied by organised and impromptu protests by anti-capitalist groups to protest against the handling of the current financial crisis.
Large-scale demonstrations have been planned in the City in particular on Wednesday 1st April and there may be small scale disruption at any time during the week commencing 30th March. We have been advised by police and security to prepare for disruption to transport networks and to take precautions to avoid trouble with protestors.
The following demonstrations have been planned:
Wed 1 April: ‘Financial Fools Day Street Party’ (City) - The march will begin at 11am from the following stations, converging on the Bank of England by midday:
Wed 1 April: ‘Climate Camp’ - European Carbon Exchange, 62 Bishopsgate
Thurs 2 April: G20 Summit, ExCeL Exhibition Centre (Docklands)
Thu 2 April: ‘Crash the Stock Exchange’ (City) - Focus on disrupting operation of the LSE (10 Paternoster Square) from 7am in the morning. Expected disruption to surrounding area and St. Pauls tube station (Central line).