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
There are currently no reported encampments      

You can report new unauthorised encampments.

Managed sites

We manage 3 sites in Thurrock for Gypsies and travellers.

Interim Injunction 

Following the Order of Mr Justice Nicklin dated 24 May 2021, the Interim Injunction currently held by Thurrock Council has been amended. The Interim Injunction, as originally granted, contained a power of arrest against persons unknown. That power of arrest has now been discharged as against persons unknown, but remains in place against the named individuals.