England Demonstration Alert

Updated on 23 July 2019


Situation:

Several civil society groups have called for a protest in London on Wednesday,

24 July, to protest the election of Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson as leader of

the Conservative Party, announced Tuesday, 23 July. Participants plan to gather at Russell

Square from 17:30 hours. At least 3400 people are expected to attend. Demonstrations are

possible in other locations.


A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected

around the protest site. 


Possible Effects:

  • Large crowds or demonstration

  • Traffic delays, especially near protest sites

  • Roads blocked by participants with little to no notice

  • Increased security near demonstration sites


Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests, demonstrations, and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

  • Allow extra time for travel


Depicted in the map (yellow runner) is the above-mentioned location expecting crowds:





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