Traveller Eviction Services

Do you have an unauthorised encampment on your land and require fast, efficient Traveller Eviction?

If the answer is Yes, we have the solution.

The Oxford dictionary’s definition of a Trespasser is:

“A person entering someone’s land or property without permission”

Traveller eviction is a service for which we are commonly requested. It does not matter what these people call themselves be it New Age travellers, Gypsies, squatters or travellers, as the land owner you have a common law right to evict them from your land in order to regain possession.

Traveller Eviction Service

Get a quote fast. Complete the form and we will contact you with our quote.

 
London & South
0208 090 2439
Midlands & Wales
01733 306 462
Northern England
01325 526 127

How can this be done?

There are various ways to enforce traveller eviction from your property depending on the circumstances. The powers to get them off are summarised here.

Common Law Power

  • Used by the landowner to perform a traveller eviction
  • no requirement for court order
  • Only requires reasonable notice usually following day
  • The traveller eviction is enforced by Certificated Enforcement Agents
  • no penalty if they return onto land

Part 55 Civil Procedures Rules

  • Used by the landowner
  • Needs a a court procedure usually involves solicitor and legal costs
  • Not quick
  • The traveller eviction is usually enforced by county court bailiffs, or High Court Enforcement Officer
  • no penalty if they return onto land

Sections 77-78 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

  • used by a local authority for removal of unauthorised encampments
  • can be used on any land within the local authority’s area, irrespective of ownership
  • used to remove identified individuals from land
  • only require the involvement of the courts if trespassers do not leave when directed to do so
  • the removal is enforced by Certificated Enforcement Agents
  • the return within three months carries criminal sanctions

Sections 61-62 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

  • used by the police for traveller eviction
  • can be used on any land except the highway
  • are used to remove identified individuals and / or their vehicles from land
  • there must be two or more persons trespassing on the land
  • no requirement for court order

What happens after I return the form ?

Once your traveller eviction form is received the following will happen:

  • One of our team contacts you within 2 hours.
  • They confirm receipt of the form.
  • Check the details.
  • Plan and action the traveller eviction form.

Instructions received outside of business hours are dealt with the next business day.

  • Your traveller eviction case is loaded onto our online management system.
  • The system emails you confirmation of your instruction for a traveller eviction.
  • One of the team will allocate the case to our nearest Bailiff / Enforcement Agent.
  • A traveller eviction notice is prepared and sent to our agent to serve upon the trespassers. This is completed the same day or within 24 hours.
  • The Certificated Bailiff / Certificated Enforcement Agent when serving the notice will assess the situation and determine the exact nature of the encampment and the numbers of our National Eviction Team required to carry out the eviction safely within the law and health and safety legislation.
  • We arrange video units, security units, dog teams, tow trucks, etc as the circumstances require.
  • We can arrange if required for video units, security units Dog teams and Tow trucks etc.
  • Arrangements are made for support with the local Police for an eviction the following day.
  • The land is checked the following morning. If the trespassers remain then the eviction team is sent in to carry out the eviction.
  • The Traveller eviction team will clear the site of trespassers and will liaise with the landowner regarding the counter measures they are putting in place to avoid a return.

The removal of trespassers service is done on a fixed fee basis on a scale determined by the amount of caravans or vehicles.

There is a fixed fee for the service of the eviction notice, and a separate hourly rate for the eviction.

complete form to instruct us
London & South
0208 090 2439
Midlands & Wales
01733 306 462
Northern England
01325 526 127