Published: Monday, 3rd August 2020
We took action and moved travellers on from Woolwich Common
The land on Woolwich Common, which is owned by the Ministry of Defence, had been inhabited by a group of travellers. Although this wasn't our land, due to concerns raised by the local community, we offered our support in progressing legal procedures on this occasion and they have moved on.
We are working with the Ministry of Defence and wider community groups to look at options to prevent this situation happening again in the future, and reducing any negative impact on our local residents.
We would like to thank our Parks and Legal teams who worked hard to achieve this result.