UnauthorisedĀ encampment injunction

On 8 November 2018 the High Court granted a  Final Injunction Order, which ordered that Persons Unknown Occupying Land and Persons Unknown Depositing Waste on Land are forbidden, for a period of 3 years, from:

  1. Setting-up an encampment on any Land identified on the map and the list of sites attached to the Final Injunction Order, which covers 122 sites and 28 car parks, without written permission from Elmbridge Borough Council or permission granted by a planning inspector;

  2. Entering and/or occupying any part of the Land identified on the map and the list of sites attached to the Final Injunction Order, which covers 122 sites and 28 car parks, for residential purposes (temporary or otherwise) including caravans, mobile homes, vehicles, and residential paraphernalia;

  3. Bringing on to the Land identified on the map and the list of sites attached to the Final Injunction Order, which covers 122 sites and 28 car parks, or stationing on the land any caravans/mobile homes other than if driving through the Borough of Elmbridge or in compliance with the Parking Orders regulating the use of car parks or with express permission from the owners of the Land.

  4. Bringing on to the Land identified on the map and the list of sites attached to the Final Injunction Order, which covers 122 sites and 28 car parks, any vehicle whether for the purposes of disposal of waste and materials or otherwise, other than when driving through the Borough of Elmbridge or in compliance with the Parking Orders regulating the use of car parks or with express permission from the owners of the Land.

The Land in this Order means all Land within the Borough of Elmbridge identified on the map and the list of sites attached to the Final Injunction Order, which covers 122 sites and 28 car parks.

The Final Injunction Order contains a Penal Notice which means anyone breaching it may be held in contempt of court and may be imprisoned, fined or have their assets seized. The Final Injunction Order remains in force until midnight on 8 November 2021.

The Final Injunction Order, Claim Form, Application Form and evidence in support are also accessible via the links below. Any person who wishes to review hard copies of these document, can do so at the Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9SD

Final Injunction Order (including map and schedule of locations)
Claim form (Claimant Copy)
Application for Injunction
Application for Injunction Index

Evidence in support

Witness statements of 15 August 2018       
Witness statement of Officer 1 Page 1 of 4
Witness statement of Officer 1 Page 2 of 4
Witness statement of Officer 1 Page 3 of 4
Witness statement of Officer 1 Page 4 of 4
Witness statement of Officer 2        
Witness statement of Officer 3 Page 1 of 2
Witness statement of Officer 3 Page 1 of 2 

Witness statements of service

Witness statements of service

Witness statements of 5 November 2018

Second witness statement of Officer 1
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 133
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 134
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 135
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 136
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 137
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 138
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 139
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 140
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 141
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 142
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 143
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 144
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 145
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 146
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 147
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 148
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 149
Second witness statement of Officer 1 - page 150
Second witness statement of Officer 3
Witness statement of Officer 4 of 6 November 2018

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