Protest injunction


On 24 April 2022, Thurrock Council and Essex County Council applied for a High Court injunction to protect the public highways from unlawful protests, which pose significant risks to the public.

The full details of the prohibitions can be found in the injunction order.

Copies of the claim form, application notice and supporting evidence can be downloaded below.

Go to Thurrock Council Google Drive: protest injunction files.

Injunction extended to May 2023

Following a High Court ruling, the terms of the injunction will remain in place until at least May 2023.

Under the terms of the injunction, protestors are prevented from blocking roads and vehicles at petrol stations in Thurrock and Essex, or at The Navigator Fuel Terminal, The Esso Fuel Terminal or Exolum Storage Ltd in Thurrock, or at Oikos Storage Limited in Canvey Island.

The sealed order is provided below.

Order of the Court, 27 January 2023