From 27th March – 10th April 2017, people across the UK took action to disrupt and expose the network of companies propping up the fracking industry. Over two weeks, there were 17+ actions targeting site suppliers, investors, PR companies and more.

Check out some of the actions below, or the Storify blog, then sign up to join us for more anti-fracking action this summer 2017…


Break the Chain: Stop Fracking - April 2017


Actions over the fortnight included:

  • 27th March 2017, Lancashire: An 11 hour ‘swinging’ blockade of fracking material suppliers Tarmac & Aggregate Industries
  • 28th March 2017, Leeds: Ad-hacking highlighting Yorkshire Water’s potential deal to accept fracking wastewater
  • 29th March 2017, Berkshire: An occupation of gas-giant Centrica – ‘celebrating’ the CEO’s bonus and their fracking investments
  • 31st March 2017, Lancashire: A lock-on at AE Yates – Cuadrilla’s main contractor
  • 1st April 2017, London: Naked protesters disrupt fracking Investor Show
  • 4th April 2017, London: A 5 hour blockade of fracking PR firm St Brides by three ‘wedding brides’
  • 5th April 2017, London: Anti-fracking wrestling street theatre outside Piccadilly Circus Barclays – owners of Yorkshire fracking company, Third Energy
  • 7th April 2017, Derbyshire: Anti-fracking demonstrators shut down Chesterfield drilling company, PR Marriott
  • 10th April 2017, London: Anti Fracking animals invaded PR company Bell Pottinger.