To: All persons and persons unknown (the assembly) occupying the land at Victoria Square, Birmingham, West Midlands

Birmingham City Council has respected your right to protest and take part in a peacefull assembly on Victoria Square since Saturday 15 October 2011.

The Council wish to reclaim the land on Victoria Square for the benifit and use of members of the public. In particular, but not exclusively, continued occupation of this site may:-

1) Prevent and deter members of the public from the use and enjoyment of these spaces.

2) Impact adversley upon the various civic events taking place in the City including, by the way of example the Christmas switched on and Christmas parade on the 12th of November 2011 and commencement of building works for the Frankfurt Christmas Market from 13th November untill the 23rd December 2011.

3) Inevitably result in damage to the land in particular, resulting in additional costs of maintenance as well as preventing normal maintenance regimes.

In the circumstances therefore you are kindly requested to vacate Victoria Square. In order to afford you reasonable opportunity to do so, the Council is prepared to allow untill 12 noon on Thursday 3rd November 2011.

Anyone remaining in occupation after that time may be subject to legal proceedings for repossession of the site of the site and may incur legal costs incurred in court proceedings’