Extinction Rebellion blocked off the southern end of London Bridge on Wednesday (August 31), in another protest by the environmental activists against the City of London.
The Met Police said on Twitter: “Officers are responding to a demonstration in London Bridge where protestors have assembled and are blocking the road.
“We are currently assessing the situation working to keep disruption in the area to a minimum.”
Officers are on scene actively engaging with those assembled at London Bridge.
— Metropolitan Police Events (@MetPoliceEvents) August 31, 2021
Protesters were cleared from the bridge by about 7.30pm, police said.
It comes after Extinction Rebellion activists blocked off Tower Bridge on Monday for about eight hours.