THERE are reports of several eco-protestors who have chained themselves to petrol tankers on the Manorway in Corringham.
Police appear to be prepared for a major protest with dozens of police vans parked in Stanford-le-Hope, roads blocked off and helicopters flying overhead.
Police are at Fenchurch Street preventing protestors getting to Stanford-le-Hope station.
It is understood that the protest group, Crude Awakening are mobilising to prevent oil coming into London.
Further news to follow