Action will be taken to remove any unauthorised traveller encampment on land in Thurrock.
The following encampments have been reported:
|Land behind South Ockendon Health Centre car park, South Ockendon||18 September 2017||
ECTU served a Direction To Leave 19 September giving the encampment 24 hours to vacate. Encampment did not vacate. Court summons issued 21 September ahead of court date on 25 September.
|Encampment will be issued with a court order to vacate the site.|
|Land adjacent to sewage works, Fort Road, Tilbury||14 August 2017||ECTU is investigating the ownership of the land.||If public land, ECTU will begin the process of eviction. If private land, no further action.|
|Marshfoot, Tilbury||4 August 2017||This encampment was across two pieces of land: one private, one public. ECTU deal with encampments on public land only, visiting the site on 18 August, issuing a 'Direction to Leave' on 21 August, a Court Summons on 23 August, and serving a Court Order on 25 August. Encampment on public land vacated.||The encampment has moved onto the private land. It is now a civil matter for the landowner to take action.|
You can report new unauthorised encampments.