Decision details

Decision details

Gypsy & Traveller Sites - Billington

Decision Maker: EXECUTIVE

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes



The report proposes a long term resolution to address a range of issues on the Greenacres and The Stables Gypsy and Traveller sites in Billington.


1.         That the start of formal public consultation on the recommended proposal be approved to:

·         acquire both Greenacres and The Stables Gypsy and Traveller sites, using a Compulsory Purchase Order, if required;

·         acquire land, as close to the current site as possible, to build a new Council owned and managed Gypsy and Traveller site;

·         dismantle the existing sites and apply for change of use on completion of a new site;

and alternative proposals.

2.         That a report be submitted to a future meeting of the Executive advising of the outcome of the consultation and making recommendations about the future of the Greenacres and The Stables Gypsy and Traveller sites.

Report author: Jeanette Keyte

Publication date: 03/08/2017

Date of decision: 01/08/2017

Decided at meeting: 01/08/2017 - EXECUTIVE

Effective from: 11/08/2017

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