One of the demonstrators, Tom, who had travelled from Cambridge, said "I'm here to voice my outrage at what's currently going on in Iraq. Our government is currently bombing defenseless civilians on our behalf, and I think it's important to get people involved in resisting this in whatever way possible.".
Three police vans and a Forward Intelligence(?) Team (FIT) turned up after around ten minutes, at which point the demonstrators dispersed into the crowd to regroup later.
It is believed that more actions are planed.