Alternatively you can speak to us at Cottingley Springs, telephone 01 or email [email protected]
We take the lead in managing unauthorised encampments on Leeds City Council land within the Leeds boundaries.
The Travellers Services team has responsibility for the management of two permanent Traveller sites based at Cottingley Springs.
The service also responds to all encampments within the Leeds boundary.
Traveller girl Mary Nicholson, aged six, arrives on her family's Romany Caravan at the Appleby Horse Fair on June 7, 2012 in Appleby, England.
If they are on private land, it is usually the landowner's responsibility.
We also support and manage any negotiated stopping places across the city.
If you have an enquiry about either Cottingley Springs, an encampment in your area or a negotiated stopping site please contact the team on 01 or 01.
If you are living on an encampment or would like to report an encampment and would like to speak with us call 0113 2475493.
When we are made aware of an unauthorised encampment on Council land, we follow the process outlined below:• Visit the site within 24 hours where possible.• Arrange for appropriate facilities for each encampment to ensure welfare needs are met and minimise its impact in the area.