Unauthorised traveller encampments

Reported encampments

Action will be taken to remove any unauthorised traveller encampment on land in Thurrock.

Encampments on council land are dealt with by the Essex Countywide Traveller Unit (ECTU). In some circumstances, the police can act to remove unauthorised encampments.

The following encampments have been reported:

Location Reported Status Next action

Anchor Fields adjacent to Brennan Road and Parkside, Tilbury

21 February Direction to Leave served on 25 February Court application is submitted

You can report new unauthorised encampments.

Managed sites

We manage 3 sites in Thurrock for Gypsies and travellers.