Police (ACAB) & Officious Types
ACAB ?? Give a human a uniform and watch the result.
Pre-dawn Riot Police Stonehenge Solstice 1988
Orchestrated Manoeuvre To Disperse Folks .
Seen 1988 Wilts. They cut the wire to charge into the assembled crowd at dawn .
Blue Meanies Trash Blue Coach At Beanfield 1985
Police Finally Stopped One Of The Last Moving Homes ..
Seen 1.6.85 Beanfield . Hants. WTF was that idiot doing on the roof ? but no guesses what his fellow scum were doing inside & they expect the public to respect law & order ? Photo = Journalist
Homes Trashed & Heads Cracked .. Beanfield 1985
Systematic Vandalism & Arrest
Seen 1.6.85 Beanfield . They may wonder why we think ACABS ??.. photo = Journalist
Parkhouse Roundabout June 1st 1985
Beanfield Trashing In Preparation
Seen 1985 Wilts. Taken by a group who'd been split off from the main convoy but didnt get trashed .. Photo = Gary
Beanfield Force Being Assembled . June 1st 1985
Near Parkhouse Roundabout ..
Seen 1985 Wilts. The occupants had left to contain the convoy , later mass trashing in the Beanfield .. Photo = Gary .
Little Brother Is Watching ... Beanfield 1985
Riot Cop Invading Someone's Privacy ..
Seen 6.85 Beanfield . Wilts. Would you invite this person into your home given a choice ??.. photo = sorry lost link to expo. of this & others from 85/6
Dawn Raid At Stoney Cross Airfield June 1986
Police & Ministry Officials Impounded 140 Homes .
Seen 1986 Hants. Phil's Harrington bodied coach .. Photo = Alix .
Police In Muddy Entrance To Downs Festival 199-
J837NTA (1992) Ford .
Seen 1990's With Jude's Bella Vega in the background . Photo = Peter
Welcome To Stonehenge 1988 ..
Time To Leave ..
Seen 21.6.88 Stonehenge . Wilts. At dawn we were obliged to depart .. thanks to police & a Cyberman ! Photo = Adrian .
3 Clowns Amuse The Crowd At Hanging Langford 1986
Flat Caps Explain How They Intend To Stop Us Getting To Stonehenge ..
Seen 6.86 Hanging Langford . Hants. Hours later 200+ were arrested at their roadblock ACABS ... Photo = Adrian
Westbury White Horse Solstice Festival 1985
Laughing As They Treat Folks Like Shit ..
Seen 6.85 Westbury . They hassled folks trying to get water etc .. ACABS .. Photo = Adrian
Truck Coming Through Police Road Block 1986
WPP482J (1970) Bedford . Ex-Mobile Library .
Seen 1986 Stonehenge . Later used by Evvs & then Davie 1991-6 around Scotland , Ireland & Wales , resold in Scotland & last seen on Galashiels site . Photo = Peter Jeffrey .
Hanging Langford Road Block
Here ended all chances of walking to Stonehenge from Hanging Langford.
20.6.86 near Hanging Langford, Wilts. Negotiation pointless, impossible time limit and the arresting of drivers. The only 'free' choice from here was a long walk to Kings Sombourne, 17+ miles. For others less fortunate it was a handcuffed bus drive to Salisbury nick!
Police Vehicle Pound . Everleigh Tip 1986
Rather than celebrating the Summer Solstice 1986 at the Stones I spent it waiting to get my tat out of this pound !
Seen 21.6.86 Everleigh Tip . Hampshire . This is where Hampshire plod stuck all the vehicles that couldn't do a swift 'U' turn at the Hanging Langford road block the day before .. And as many of the walkers had stuck their rucksacks etc in these vehicles ..the 21st was spent waiting to be processed to recover them .T his site had been previously used as a post Stoney Cross seizure pound . Photo = Dave Fawcett
Amesbury(Countess) Roundabout ' 88
Countess roundabout 8am.Plod in riot gear protectng Wiltshire from rampaging hippy hoards ??.
21.6.88 Having been baton/shield charged at the stones it was a long walk back to Cholderton Woods . A brief rest at countess roundabout surrounded by this lot ..including one with a fire extinguisher at the ready in case of any flaming chillums being spotted ??. All that's missing from the blue sign is the middle word 'are' ...
Captain Bird's Eye & his first mate ?
Water Authority Baliffs ..
Seen 8.1.90 Gopsall Wharf site , Leics. We'd dug our way into this site on xmas eve , much fun being had removing a large rock with a Q4 ,and then pulled on with 6 or so rigs on xmas day. So it didn't come as a total surprise to see these two jokers on the first working day after the new years holiday .. As usual they tried to bluff us into leaving , which we eventually did .. six months later!
Police & Trannys At Peace Corner . Molesworth
Being Paid To Stand Around ..
Seen 1985 Cambs. Photo = Carol
Police v Spider . Moreton Lighthouse Festival 1990
Twat in Hat Getting Nowhere ..
Seen 1990 Moreton Lighthouse Festival . Merseyside . Photo = Roddy .
Amesbury Roundabout . Solstice Morning 1988
Police Roadblock ..
Seen 1988 Wilts. After creating a situation at the heel stone to justify riot police charging crowds , this was waiting for folks walking back to Cholderton Woods . photo = Dave Kotula
Police In The Beanfield . After Arrests 1985
Inc. Bedford Duple Bella Vega , Ford 570E Plaxton Embassy , CCC597 (1954) Guy Otter . Roe FB25F. Ex-Llandudno . (Peat's) & Bedford Duple Viceroy .
Seen 1.6.85 Hants. Photo = ?
Riot Police On The Roadway At The 'Beanfield' 1985
Surviving Vehicles Having Driven Through The Fence .
Seen 1985 Hants. Photo =
Masonic tie-pins ??
Eviction time from our stoppover site enroute to Ingleston Common.
Seen 27.5.89 Cadbury Castle. Any ideas as to the significance of this 'roman's tie pins ? Masonic/plod sports club ? or just something he found at the bottom of his cornflakes box ??.
Leicestershire Plod Getting a Push !
So that he could get off the site Graham was obliged to give Leicester plod a helping hand ...
Seen 10.7.92 Donnington Le Heath . Leics .
Police Leading Spider & Convoy 1986 ?
OOU10Y (1983) Ford Transit . RGL538M (1973) Atkinson 'Borderer' Tractor Unit .
Seen 1986 ? Wilts. Photo = Marcus
Smiling Yorkshire Plod .. Twistleton Dale ' 91
For some reason N.Yorks decided to park their horsebox at one end of the festival site so they could ride through it ..would've been far quicker to park their jam sandwich and walk .. but thats too obvious for their little minds ..
Seen 29.8.91 Twistleton Dale Festival . N.Yorks .
What Me A Lying Toerag ?? Watermead Site ' 92
We'd pulled onto this nature reserve the day before , been ditched in by the council and given a manned gravel gateway by the plod . Next day on the way to sign on we asked if there was an imminant eviction , 'No' came the responce from matey here , but b
Seen 18.10.92 Watermead Country Park . Wanlip . Leics.
CRS at Aurillac . France ' 95
Sunday morning saw a wave of these c****s sweeping the campsite ,its blurred because another was pointing his rifle at me !!
Seen 28.8.95 Aurillac Street Theatre Festival (15) Cantal . France . Not too surprising seeing as there had been 7 uk sound systems blasting crap out for a week !!
Plod Sorting Sue's Bus in Scotland 1992
582PTX (1961) Bedford SB3 . Duple Super Vega C41F. Ex-Buono & Warren . Neath .
Seen 1992 Scotland . The coach had been bought from the Tug of war team by Silvertooth Mark in 1991 , then sold to Mike in the same year before Sue's ownership . By 1999 it'd ended up as a chicken shed in France . Photo = Sue .
DC Readhead Pointing The Way ! Barton Stacey 1991
Being Plod in Control (?) Readhead Telling Us where to go at the Barton Stacey Roadblock .With him are : Rob , Lin Bin , Scabby Chris , Tasha etc ..
Seen 15.6.91 A303 10 miles from Barton Stacey Airfield . Hants . We were trying to take the site for the Solstice , plod thought overwise and diverted folks to Stockbridge Down . I got nicked here for telling someone to drive through the line of plod ...Photo = Dave Fawcett
Plod v Sarcasm . Autumn Equinox ' 90
It were obvious we weren't going to get past but it was funto wind these two up !
Seen 22.9.90 Stonehenge . Wiltshire . Jezz amusing the crowds by pointing out how thick these two PC's were .. humourously off course !
Motorcycle Cops at Stockbridge Down ' 91
Early Morning Eviction Time Brought Out The Boys in Blue !
Seen 18.6.91 Stockbridge Down . Hants . From here we moved a few miles to Rats Run where the same cops let us dig out a mound of manure ..
Pigs Go A Walking . Stockbridge Down 1991
Having nothing better to do at 8.30am plod went a wandering around the site ..
Seen 18.6.91 Stockbridge Down . Hants. Here they were passing between Kizzey's Panorama & Max's MK , with Allans Q4 Bikini Unit in the background ... Photo = Dave Fawcett
More Cops Awandering. Stockbridge Down ' 91
Are These Guys Really Paid Just To Wander Around Stockbridge Down at 8.30am ??
Seen 18.6.91 Stockbridge Down . Hants . Eviction day ...
Cholderton Woods 1988
Time To Move "!
Seen 22.6.88 Cholderton . Wilts. After baton charging folks gathered to watch the sunrise at Stonehenge .. the Romans decided to dael with the woodland site . Photo = Paula
Tightning Chris's Wheels at Stockbridge Down 1991
APG239H (1969) FG900 'Devon General'
Seen 18.6.91 Stockbridge Down . Hants . Early morning eviction saw everyone too busy to help put Chris's wheels back on so the plod got stuck in doing something useful for once . photo = Dave Fawcett
Swarming Into The 'Rasta Bus' Beanfield 1985
Final Bus To Stop ...
Seen 1985 Hants. Uncontrolled thuggery ..
Otterbourne Eviction Notice
Riot Gear & Paperwork .
Seen 1991 Otterbourne . After the neighbouring industrial unit was torched the police tooled up to evict the festival . Photo = Maff
Solstice Morning At Stonehenge 1988
Riot Police & Traveller Family .
Seen 1988 Wilts. After they'd charged the crowds it was time to harass those who'd parked up beside the A303 . Photo = Linda
Time to leave Cholderton Woods ' 88 !
Once everyone had returned from being baton charged at the Stones a pig helicopter told us to b****r off quick or else ..an hour later here was the 'else' ..but riot cops were also close by !
Seen 21.6.88 Cholderton Woods . Wilts .
5am Site Raid . Barrowden Lane ' 93
Dawn raid on our green lane site by 150 riot cops .. they formed a double line between each pair of vehicles .Jon is seen here behind one such line !
Seen 7.7.93 Barrowden Lane . Ketton . Leics.
5am Site Raid . Barrowden Lane ' 93
Dawn raid by 150 riot cops , who formed a double line between each pair of vehicles . By the time this was taken things had calmed down and even the plod seem to realise how stupid they looked !
Seen 7.7.93 Barrowden Lane . Ketton . Leics. Angie & her sprog are seen here amongst the ott plod !
5am Site Raid . Barrowden Lane ' 93
These were some of the Leics. 'suits' in charge of the operation by 150 riot pigs ...
Seen 7.7.93 Barrowden Lane . Ketton . Leics. We think this was partly a vengance exercise after leics. plod were chased away from a festival in the county the summer before , whatever it was well ott for the results ...