Travellers take over Hatfield Tesco car park

PUBLISHED: 09:02 25 February 2014 | UPDATED: 12:08 25 February 2014

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Travellers last night (Monday) pitched up near Hatfield’s Tesco car park.

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The Oldings Corner encampment’s establishment follows gypsies brief appearance near Welwyn Garden City town centre.

It is understood the travellers were removed from a site near the former Shredded Wheat factory and the railway station sometime after 9.30pm.

Following their eviction caravans appeared in the carpark.

This follows travellers being evicted from Hatfield’s New Barnfield site, and another camp in Manor Road.

Herts police told the Welwyn Hatfield Times it is likely the travellers in the retail park are the same ones that were evicted from Welwyn Garden City.

A spokesman said: “We are working with land owners, it is down to them to make them leave.”

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