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Grenfell Tower silent march: Large crowd marches in shadow of tragic high-rise after inquiry begins

The silent march is taking place on the same day the inquiry formally opened into the Grenfell Tower fire

A large group of people gathered for a silent march at Grenfell Tower on Thursday (September 14).

The event coincides with the formal opening of the inquiry into the horrendous fire, which killed around 80 people on June 14.

People began silently marching from Notting Hill Methodist Church in the shadows of the west London tower.

Banners and candles were held by people as they remembered the lives lost in the fatal blaze.

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The silent march took place on September 14

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Full story

We’ve put together a full story on tonight’s march. You can read it here.

"We grow stronger the more people turn up"


"Massive silent walk"


Huge turnout at silent march

“More people here than at previous marches”

"The justice that we deserve"

A participant of the march took the microphone and said:

Three months ago today, the fire that tore down Grenfell Tower is probably enough to ruin most communities in this country.

It didn’t do it to us, we haven’t let it do it, we’re three months in now and this is just a sign to show we will never, ever let it go until we feel that those from Grenfell and the surrounding community have the justice that we deserve.


"No justice, no peace"

The large crowd has started chanting “no justice, no peace” as the march concludes.

Silence breaks

Silence has ended at the march as the HUGE crowd begins applauding


Candles lit

Candles are being lit during the final stages of the march.


Banners held for justice

Banners and signs are being held by members of the crowd

Large group gathers

Reporter Lois Swinnerton captured this picture of the group, who are walking from Notting Hill Methodist Church


Bus driver shows solidarity

Silent march for Grenfell

A silent march for Grenfell Tower began at 7pm this evening, on the day the inquiry into the fire formally opened.

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