Camp of travellers with caravans pitch up at new Northampton skate park

A large encampment of travellers has been spotted in a Northampton neighbourhood close to a new skate park.

Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 1:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 1:58 pm
At least 15 caravans have been spotted on North Oval, in Kings Heath.
At least 15 caravans have been spotted on North Oval, in Kings Heath.

Over 15 caravans with accompanying cars and vans have pitched up on the park on Kings Heath Park, close to Kings Heath Practice and the skate park, which was opened on April 1.

The group reportedly drove onto the site on Sunday night (April 28). It is not known how they accessed the site.

Northamptonshire County Council travellers' team has been contacted for a comment.

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At least 15 caravans have been spotted on North Oval, in Kings Heath.
The encampment drove onto the park on Sunday night.