1. ITV Report

Extinction Rebellion protestors to end three day Cardiff demonstration

Credit: ITv

A three day climate change protest which brought Cardiff city centre to a standstill has ended.

Demonstrators from the Extinction Rebellion group blocked a major road in Cardiff as part of the protest. They carried out a procession from Castle Street to City Hall earlier this afternoon.


The protests are part of their 'Summer Uprising', which has involved other protests in Glasgow, Bristol and London.

They are campaigning for more action on climate change.

South Wales Police say there was no need for their intervention as protestors took part in the procession.

Our officers have worked tirelessly to facilitate a peaceful protest while balancing the needs and rights of the wider public who live, work or visit Cardiff city centre.

We have had complete sympathy for those who have been considerably inconvenienced by the protests, and we have worked closely with local authority partners to try and ensure that disruption was kept to a minimum.

– Chief Superintendent Steve Jones, South Wales Police