Unauthorised traveller and gypsy sites

An unauthorised traveller or gypsy site is an encampment of caravans and/or other vehicles on land without the landowner or occupier's consent. 

Unauthorised sites or encampments fall into two main categories:  

  • those on land owned by local authorities (car parks/ parks and open spaces)
  • those on privately owned land

Sites we are aware of:

St. James Church, Newchapel: Local authority officers are in discussions with the land owner in regards to this encampment. 

Report an unauthorised site