March logistics

This is the page where we provide a brief overview of the event, and we will update it as our plans become finalised. We last updated this page on March 7th.


We now have a final route shown on this  map . We are not expecting this to change. The map also shows the location of the assembly areas for the short march starting in St James St, and the assembly area for those with disabilities in Savoy Street towards the front of the main march. There are more details about access and disability issues here.


This is going to be a huge event. While we are doing everything we can to make this a safe, well-organised, family-friendly event the sheer pressure of numbers will cause some difficulties.

We are therefore asking people to stagger their journeys to and from the event. While we are asking people to form up from 11am at Victoria Embankment, but we don’t expect the last marchers to leave until well after 2pm. You may well want to plan your arrival later rather than earlier to avoid a long wait to start moving.

You should also aim to join the rear of the march when you arrive, and stewards will direct you so that the march can move along its route without facing lots of marchers coming towards the front.

The march will leave at noon and then head to Hyde Park for the rally. This will start around 1:30 and continue until around 4:30. We will have a number of short breaks during the rally to give early arrivals an opportunity to leave so we can stagger journeys home. Some people for example have special trains they will need to catch.

Organised Travel

Special coaches and trains are being laid on from around the country, to get people down (or up) to the march. Transport organisers with spare places are advertising them on False Economy . If you are travelling by public transport we have some tips below. If you are organising a coach you will need to read our guide for coaches and your driver will need to organise one of the parking places we have secured around London. Road closures and congestion will make it impossible to organise coach drop-offs and pick-ups very close to the march. Every coach needs to appoint a travel steward so that we can keep in touch in advance and on the day.

We need stewards

With such a large turnout anticipated, we’ll need to ensure we have as many stewards, as well briefed, as possible. If you could volunteer to help others on the day, read more and sign up here. Every coach should have a travel steward so that we can keep in touch in advance and on the day.

Each group of people coming together should have a route steward. People are sometimes put off volunteering as they don’t understand that their role is to keep people moving, be able to answer obvious questions about the day and know how to contact a senior steward when faced with contingencies such as a lost child or need for first aid. You can either attend a briefing session or make time to absorb the information in the very full briefing we will send to route stewards.

Travelling to the event by public transport

Most people will arrive by public transport either making the journey from their homes or from a station or coach drop-off  where organised transport have dropped them. 

This will be a huge event. As we say above we hope that people will stagger their journeys both to and from the march and rally. While two million people travel into London every weekday, tube and trains will inevitably be congested.

Therefore think carefully about what station you travel to, and avoid any unnecessary changes. We will work with TfL to provide up to date information on the day to passengers, but unless you are arriving very early you should aim to join the march from its rear. We will also Tweet up-to-date information on the day (follow @march26march). Here is a map of the assembly point with some suggested routes from nearby tubes.