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Essex County Council permanent sites

6 April 2018

There are a 12 local authority sites for Gypsies and Travellers in the county, managed by Essex County Council. 

Essex County Council uses a waiting list for access to the sites.  If you would like to be considered for a plot on an Essex County Council site, please download a waiting list application form, complete and return to the address on the form.

Term and conditions

Plots require a £300 refundable deposit (£500 for Severalls Lane), a weekly rent of £61 (£76.50 for Severalls Lane) and a weekly water/sewage payment of £10 (£6.50 for Severalls Lane).  Electricity charges (and water charges in the case of Severalls Lane) are paid directly to the relevant supplier, and council tax will be paid directly to the relevant local council.