Search

Protesters occupy Finsbury Square

PUBLISHED: 08:45 24 October 2011 | UPDATED: 08:45 24 October 2011

Protest camp

Protest camp

Anti-capitalism protesters occupied a square in Finsbury over the weekend.

It’s the second makeshift campsite to be set up by the activists who have been pitched up outside St Paul’s Cathedral for more than a week, forcing the iconic landmark to close due to health and safety concerns.

A group of the Occupy London demonstrators marched from the original site to Finsbury Square holding placards on Saturday.

Organisers have said the second site was needed to alleviate pressure at the crowded camp outside St Paul’s.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Islington Gazette