Traveller encampment pitches up on main road in Northampton

A travellers' encampment has pitched up on a patch of grassland outside a Northampton industrial estate.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 12:07 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd May 2016, 1:11 pm
A travellers' encampent has set up in Mill Lane, near the Gladstone Road industrial estate.
A travellers' encampent has set up in Mill Lane, near the Gladstone Road industrial estate.

Around 10 cars carrying caravans arrived at the slip of land on Mill Lane, just off the roundabout with the Gladstone Road Industrial Estate, yesterday afternoon according to people living nearby.

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The encampment is currently pitched around 100 yards from the Nene Packaging warehouse.

A spokeswoman for the Countywide Traveller Unit, it is currently in talks with the group about moving them on.

More details to follow.