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
Cruick Avenue, South Ockendon 21 September A 'Direction to Leave' was served on 24 September A court application will be submitted

You can report new unauthorised encampments.

Managed sites

We manage 3 sites in Thurrock for Gypsies and travellers.