Nomadic life is not illegal, and Travellers have a basic right to this way of life. The council recognises that this has to be balanced with the rights of the general public to enjoy private and public land.
Service update - 22nd September 2017
Land Adjacent to Racehill Allotment, Brighton. Unauthorised encampment.
There will be Possession hearing on Friday 29th September in respect of the van dwellers on the land adjacent to Racehill Allotments. An eviction will follow as soon as practical following this.
Travellers and our city
Processes and policies
- Learn more about the processes we have to follow when an encampment is set up (PDF 55KB).
- Find out about Sussex Police's Gypsy and Traveller policies and how the police liaise with Gypsy and Traveller communities.