Travellers pitch up in Weymouth

Travellers pitch up in Weymouth

Published by Maria Greenwood at 7:38am 27th November 2019.

A group of travellers have set up camp in a car park in Weymouth.

A number of caravans have arrived at the Swannery car park.

Dorset Council says it's aware of the situation.

A spokesperson for the council said:

"The Gypsy and Traveller Liaison team visited the Swannery car park  yesterday.  

"There are 7 caravans and several vehicles and the site was tidy.  The group claim they are just stopping until Wednesday.  

"We handed out needs assessments to be returned by today and if they do not leave we will assess the situation again on Wednesday."