District council begins work to move on travellers who have set up camp near retail park in Huntingdon

Pathfinder House, Huntingdonshire District Council.

Pathfinder House, Huntingdonshire District Council. - Credit: Archant

Huntingdonshire District Council says it is working to move on a group of travellers who have set up camp near a retail park in Huntingdon.

The council said it was made aware of the camp, in Stukeley Road, on Wednesday evening, with Cambridgeshire police also contacted.

A spokesman for the police said they had received reports of up to six caravans on a grass verge opposite Homebase.

The spokesman added: “We are working with the district council to ensure there is no breach of the peace.”

A spokesman for Huntingdonshire District Council said that the authority had been made aware of the incident and that the process to remove the travellers had begun.

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The spokesman said the council could not put a timescale on when the process would be complete.

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