Update on unauthorised encampment

A Direction to Leave’ notice has been served on an unauthorised encampment at Hollytree Gardens public open space today (Mon Sept 14). 

The Council Is working closely with its partners at Essex Countywide Traveller Unit (ECTU) as well as Essex Police Officers to resolve the matter. 

ECTU attended the site this morning and found 16 caravans and one motor home on the site. 

As this is an ongoing matter the Council will continue to publish updates as and when available.