F5 road scheme would have covered the burial site of a Saxon King
with Tarmac and destroyed over 100 trees. Camp Bling was established
to oppose this mad scheme and was dismantled in the Summer of 2009
after the F5 scheme was cancelled.
The Camp became well established: We had a
dry and warm communal area with a snug 'custom built' sleeping space
for visitors, food, compost toilets, and lovely people!
Pagans were involved, and several lived on site.
[Adrian writes] I built my own beautiful 'bender' to see me through
the winter of 2005.
Adrian's bender home
Home sweet home: inside Adrian's bender
Our 'Visitors Centre' had replicas of the Kings treasure,
information on the road plans, past campaigns and about the low-impact,
sustainable living we practiced at the Camp.
The site was at Priory Crescent (A1159), Southend-on-Sea,
Priory Park Preservation
Background about the burial from
the Sacred Sites Project:
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