Gypsy, Roma, Traveller sites and unauthorised encampments

Gypsy, Roma, Traveller sites and unauthorised encampments

Sites

Surrey County Council owns 18 Gypsy, Roma, Traveller sites in Surrey and 16 of these are managed under an Agency agreement with the Boroughs and Districts. These are permanent sites with plots for which the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller signs a licence and pays rent. These should not be confused with transit sites, of which Surrey has none.

Enquiries about the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller site within Elmbridge (The Oaks) should be made directly to Surrey County Council on 020 8541 8036.

Unauthorised encampments

Find out about any currently reported unauthorised encampments.

To report an unauthorised encampment please use the contact details below:

  • on land owned by Elmbridge Borough Council - contact us

  • adjacent to the public highway - Surrey County Council on 020 8541 9327

  • on private land - Surrey Police on 0845 125 2222 (ask for the control room)

Council Protocol

Management of Unauthorised Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Encampments

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