Beginning in the afternoon, until riot police dispersed the crowd after midnight, the center of the South London district of Brixton apparently became enveloped by partying yesterday. Brixton Buzz has an extensive collection of photos:
A substantial crowd gathered in Windrush Square in Brixton last night on the news that Margaret Thatcher had died. By 6pm there was already a large crowd filling the square. It got a bit silly by the end, and riot police were called in.