Report and unathorised encampment
Unauthorised encampments are very rare in East Sussex. However if you do need to report one please contact the relevant district or borough council.
Eastbourne Borough Council
Hastings Borough Council
Lewes District Council
Rother District Council
Wealden District Council – contact the East Sussex Traveller Sites Manager.
Authorised Traveller sites
The five sites in East Sussex are owned by East Sussex County Council.
Swan Barn, Hailsham (8 pitches)
Batts Bridge, Maresfield (10 pitches)
Polly Arch, Polegate (6 pitches)
Fair Lane, Robertsbridge (8 pitches)
Bridie's Tan at Southerham Transit Site, Lewes (9 pitches)
If you have any questions about education support contact the Traveller Education Service.
East Sussex County Council, the local district and borough councils, and Sussex Police work jointly with Travellers and local communities. If you have any questions please contact the East Sussex Traveller Liaison Manager.