Tag Archives : unauthorised encampments


New policy for unauthorised encampments

Plymouth City Council is taking a fresh look at the way it handles unauthorised encampments. The previous policy, presented last November, listed plans to provide several temporary stopping places (TSPs) around the city as well as placing Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) on sites historically occupied by encampments. That policy was never implemented and so […]


Council takes fresh look at unauthorised encampments

Plymouth City Council is set to get tough on unauthorised encampments with a new series of initiatives. Providing several temporary stopping places (TSPs) around the city and placing Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) on sites historically occupied by encampments are among the methods being considered to alleviate the inconvenience that UEs cause to the settled […]


Unauthorised encampment guide

There is often a lot of confusion about what we as a council have the power to do when dealing with unauthorised encampments. Therefore, we have put together a guide to the steps we follow when we receive a report from the public Councillor Dave Downie, Cabinet Member for Safe and Stronger Communities said: “Plymouth […]


Action on unauthorised encampments

Plymouth City Council does not tolerate unauthorised encampments on public land and has robust processes in place to move them. The process to deal with an unauthorised encampment begins on the first working day after the Council has been made aware of one. Last year, unauthorised encampments were moved on within an average of ten […]