Cobbs Green, Esher, travellers likely to stay until end of next week

Moved in: The travellers on Cobbs Green

Moved in: The travellers on Cobbs Green

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

A group of travellers who moved on to land in Esher this week could remain there until the end of next week.

The travellers moved on to Cobbs Green, in Lower Green Road, overnight on Sunday, August 3, after they were made to move on from nearby Weston Green days earlier.

It is believed the travellers then moved to the Pavillion Sports Club, Hurst Lane, East Molesey before making their way to Esher.

But the travellers could remain at the Esher green space until at least August 15 after Elmbridge Council was unable secure a court hearing for a possession order until this date.

An Elmbridge Council spokesman said: "The travellers will then be issued with the court order which excludes them from the site.

"Should the travellers decide not to leave the site voluntarily, further legal action will be taken to remove the travellers from the land."

The council said a full clear up of the site would be scheduled for as soon as the site was secured.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree