Chelmsford City Council

Unauthorised traveller encampments

To report an unauthorised traveller encampment, you need to contact the Essex Countywide Traveller Unit (ECTU).

We will not be able to help if you contact us to report an authorised traveller encampment.

You can contact the ECTU by phone on 03457 430 430 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6pm.

On Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays, you can contact them by phone on 03330 321 110.

You can also contact the ECTU by email, at ectu@essex.gov.uk both during the week or out of hours.

Unauthorised encampment in Springfield Green

The encampment at Pollards Green has now left, after Essex Police issued a Section 61 notice. We are clearing up the area. 

We ask residents to refrain from carrying out their own clean-up, due to the risk of hazardous materials.

We will keep you updated on our Facebook page and the @ChelmsCouncil Twitter account.

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