HS2 protesters spend months digging secret 100ft network of tunnels to protect Euston Square Gardens
From a small unassuming hut in the middle of an encampment in a central London park, HS2 protesters have spent months secretly digging a 100ft labyrinth of tunnels, which they plan to occupy.
HS2 Rebellion, an alliance of groups and individuals campaigning against the planned high-speed railway, said “tree protectors” are poised to occupy the Great Escape style network under Euston Square Gardens “for as long as it takes to stop HS2”.
They also want to protect the park, which they claim will be built over with a temporary taxi rank before being sold off to developers.
Construction works are due to begin in January and continue until December, but the group say they expect an eviction attempt from Wednesday morning.
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