Freedom of information response

Traveller Transit Sites

Publication date: 
Monday 20 May 2019
Request: 

Q1. Does your Local Authority have a transit site intended to be used by the Traveller and Gypsy Community?

If No, are you considering the development of a transit site?

If Yes:

Q2. How many caravans does the site/s accommodate?

Q3. How many days has the site been occupied since 1 January 2018.

Q4. What is the average number of occupation (caravans) on each occasion?

Q5. What facilities are available on-site e.g toilets, washing lines, play areas?

Q6. Is the transit site free to use? If Yes go to Q8

Q7. If there is a charge please explain the tariff eg, deposit and or daily / weekly charge?

Q8. Who manages the running of the site?

Response: 

Thurrock Council do not have any transit sites and there are no plans to set one up.

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Request reference:
FOI 8973