Activists protest on Cairo Mill building in Oldham

Emergency services are in attendance at a rooftop protest on top of the Cairo Mill building in Oldham.

Emergency services are in attendance at a rooftop protest on top of the Cairo Mill building in Oldham.

Police were called to the building on Greenacres road this morning (Monday 1st July) just before 6:30am, to reports of the Rooftop protest.

The building known as Cairo Mill is understood to be home to the electronic manufacturer Ferranti Technologies.

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Police and Fire Services remain at the scene.

In a statement, GMP (Greater Manchester Police) said, “Shortly before 6.30am on Monday 1 July 2019, police were called to reports that protestors were on the roof of a building on Greenacres Road in Oldham. Police and the Fire Service are in attendance as are specialist police negotiators. No arrests have been made."

More to follow.


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