I’m guessing for Olympics preparation… As spotted by twitter user @shaawasmund.
Seems it was the move of the King’s Royal Artillery to a new home in Woolwich. (Didn’t think we had a king)…
Another photo here, by @Lambpie1973:
I think it’s great that he’s standing up (sitting down) for what he believes in. It reminds me that older people are becoming a serious political threat as the population ages – lots of spare time, combined with their cheap travel around the UK (which may or may not be bankrupting local councils!) is a potent combination.
Just a reminder – this is not Nimbyism – this is about preventing the destruction of some of the oldest and most historic parkland in the UK. (If there was a serious proposal to stick some wind farms up on the heath, the Bugle would be all in favour!)
You can also protest directly to the people in charge:
Seb Coe Chairman LOCOG
London 2012 One Churchill Place Canary Wharf London E14 5LN email@example.com
Boris Johnson Mayor of London
City Hall, London SE1 2AA firstname.lastname@example.org
Tessa Jowell MP Minister for the Olympics
House of Commons, London SW1A 0A
Lord Moynihan Chairman British Olympic Association
1 Wandsworth Place London SW18 1EH