X

Red-Eye Flight Frequenters Face Pajama Clad Opposition

Posted: Nov. 28th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
Pajama Protesting
London Evening Standard

London was host to a unique protest that highlights the ongoing struggle over noise pollution brewing between the Heathrow Airport and residents along its flight path. Seeking to raise public awareness and support by taking to the streets clad in their pajamas, protesters gathered in direct opposition to late night flights, complaining that the noise is an unnecessary and intolerable disturbance.

Protesters donned pyjamas and dressing gowns today as they called for night-time flights to be banned.

Residents living on the flightpath of Heathrow airport gathered in Hounslow, west London, to urge the Government to ban flights between 11pm and 6am.

Around 30 demonstrators wearing nightwear took part in the event in Lampton park to voice anger that air traffic noise was ruining their sleep.

Read More on standard.co.uk
You might like : London Events
Write a Story/Review about this topic

Post a Comment

 

Best Things To Do >

In a city that offers a wide array of things to see and do, deciding where to start can sometimes prove to be a challenge. View All Things To Do in London >

The Best Restaurants >

Here, you will find only the finest restaurants, each which has been carefully selected based on its cuisine, ambiance, location, chef, awards and reviews. View All London Restaurants >

The Best Nightlife >

From multi-level dance clubs and celebrity hotspots to popular watering holes and jazz clubs, experience the local nightlife scene at its finest with our list of top recommendations. View All London Nightlife >

The Best Art & Culture >

Before your next luxury trip to the city, be sure to check out some of our favorite local landmarks, cultural attractions, and diverse blend of museums and art galleries. View All London Culture >

Best Designer Shops >

From the best shopping districts, department stores, and local boutiques, you're sure to find the shopping destination that best suits your needs. View All London Shops >

Best Luxury Services >

As a luxury lifestyle enthusiast, we understand that when it comes to service, only the best will do. View All London Luxury Services >
Luxury Hotels in London >

Best London Hotel Rates

InterContinental London Park Lane

from 629.01 USD *

Forty One

from 635.56 USD *

The Dorchester

from 738.44 USD *

The Savoy, A Fairmont Hotel

from 920.81 USD *
See All Specials For London Luxury Hotels >

* Lowest nightly rate based on select dates. Please click on hotel for details.

Carol Driver
A journalist with more than 12 years' experience writing, subbing and editing at national and regional publications and websites in the UK.

JustLuxe.com Luxury NEWS >