Travellers

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 - Tuesday 21 February  2017

Stanmer park unauthorised encampment : We have visited this sites with the police, to carry out health and welfare checks, and to conduct community impact assessments. The group have been informed that they are trespassing on council-owned land and have to leave. We are applying for possession of these pieces of land through the County Court, which once granted, will enable us to arrange for evictions to be carried out as soon as practicable.

Wild Park - unauthorised encampments: We will be applying for possession of these pieces of land through the County Court, which once granted, will enable us to arrange for evictions to be carried out as soon as practicable.

 

 Travellers and our city

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