Tower of London overwhelmed by visitors headed to WW1 commemoration

Sorry, no compatible source and playback technology were found for this video. Try using another browser like Chrome or download the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Sorry, video is not available for your device…

Tower of London overwhelmed by visitors headed to WW1 commemoration
3rd November 2014

The sea of poppies at the Tower of London commemorated the fallen soldiers of the First World War has been proving so popular that authorities have been asking people to stay away. Thus far over four million people have visited the installation. 

Dan Freedman was live from the Tower of London and talks through the sheer, heaving mass of visitors at the site and the extra security guards employed to cope with the crowds.

Dan spoke to visitors who were up early to try and see the poppies before the queues began. 

All the poppies in the installation have now been sold, with the proceeds going to the Poppy appeal. 



More in News Features

Sexual abuse victim Ione Wells on how she found hope again

While her own attacker reflects on his actions – Ms Wells hosts workshops in schools and colleges to talk to young people about consent

Lord Leach: Only 'big picture' reform will keep Britain in the EU

Through his think-tank Open Europe, Lord Leach is at the heart of the referendum debate, consulted by both camps. He explains to Margareta Pagano...

Ex-Autonomy chiefs say HP was warned over revenue growth

A due diligence report  for HP mentioned accounting differences