The Solidarity Federation / Radical Workers feeder march set off from the Imperial War Museum and was accompanied by a group of TSG, a few protest liaison officers, a FIT team and a helicopter.

As the protest came to Park Lane DPAC activists (Disabled People Against Cuts)successfully managed to blockade it by wheelchair users chaining themselves together causing traffic to be diverted for the next few hours.

As the anti-capitalist bloc reached Trafalgar Square it suddenly left the main march and headed up to Oxford Street to join the Boycott Workfare protesters in targeting shops participating in workfare or tax avoidance. The next few hours saw a cat and mouse game with the cops as the bloc attempted to occupy various targets. Those targets included several McDonald?s, Primark, The Salvation Army, Marks & Spencer, Vodafone, Boots, Topshop and Starbucks. Although there were no smashed windows, paint bombs or rioting this year most of the targeted shops had to temporarily shut with one McDonald?s choosing to lock its own customers in. Numbers on Oxford Street steadily began to grow as people - presumably bored of the speeches at Hyde Park - heard what was going on via Twitter and came to join in. Eventually the bloc began to break up and fragment as the front group ran on ahead with the smaller groups continuing to target shops. Towards the end one of the smaller groups decided to do an impromptu road blockade by sitting down in the middle of Oxford Street; this was eventually broken up by police. Overall there were few arrests but a lot of intelligence gathering by the police.