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					                                                                                       APPENDIX 7
                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                   SITE VISIT REPORT


Address of
Encampment
                           BASINGSTOKE
File Location                                                  Grid
                                                               reference

Visiting Officer                                         Post held         Gypsy Liaison Officer


Date of arrival                                         Date of site
of travellers                                              visit

Adults                     First Name                      Surname              Status
                                                                                male/female




Children                   First Name                      Surname              Date of birth / Age




People over 60                 First Name                   Surname             Date of birth / Age
yrs
None were made
known to me
                                                                                                   X




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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                   SITE VISIT REPORT


Vehicles, including cars and commercial vehicles
Make and Model                                 Colour                  Registration number




Caravans, including camper vans
Make and Model                                 Colour                  Registration number




Other moveable dwellings:
Buses, coaches, lorries and horseboxes adapted for dwelling; horse-drawn bow-top
caravans; moveable structures, benders, tents and yurts
Description
None


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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                   SITE VISIT REPORT




                                    HUMANITARIAN CONSIDERATIONS


Was any offer made to put travellers in contact with :-
                                                     Action required / Taken
                  YES                     None needed
Health
                  YES                     None needed
Welfare
                  YES                     None needed
Housing
                  YES                     E mail to EWO
Education
                  N/A
Other Agencies

If yes, was this accepted?                                 N/A


If no, is it considered agency                             NO
contact is required?




PREGNANCY                   Are there any women pregnant? None were made known tome
                               Gestation       Gestation      Gestation    Confinement
Name:                        0 – 3 months    3 – 6 months   6 – 9 months      date
None were made
 known to me


Doctor or                   Name                     Address       Contact
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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                    SITE VISIT REPORT

Practice                                                                  Number
Hospital                    Name                      Address             Contact
                                                                          Number
Midwife                     Name                      Address             Contact
                                                                          Number
Health Visitor              Name                      Address             Contact
                                                                          Number


                   SUMMARY FOR GUIDANCE OF AUTHORISING OFFICER

             Land Owner                            Any Council interest in the land
    Basingstoke and Deane
       Borough Council                             Small grass Recreational area.
Number of people and                               Encampment conditions
Vehicles                                           Are the following available ?
                                                                                                    No
Adults                                             Refuse Disposal
                                                                                                    No
Children                                           Toilet Facilities WC

Vehicles                                           Running Water                                    No

Caravans                                           Shelter                                          Yes

Other
Vehicles
                                                   Complaints             Request from B&DBC
Total                                              received
Vehicles                                           Form Nos.

Total People




Nuisance to the Public by:                                           Evidence to Support

                                Yes           There are five caravans on the site and at least five vehicles
Size
                                Yes           The location is highly unsuitable being on a public open space
Location                                      and adjacent to a housing estate and main road
                                Yes           Any time in this location is too long due to reasons explained in
Duration                                      the main report

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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                   SITE VISIT REPORT

                                Yes           There are generators at the site which were not running at the
Noise                                         time of my visit however during the evening this will cause a
                                              noise nuisance.
                                Yes           The vehicles from the encampment are being driven across a
Nature                                        grassed area to the site and two caravans are located near to
                                              the wooded area.

Other
(Specify)
                                                      There have been complaints to B&DBC from local
Impact on adjoining or nearby                         residents.
properties
                                                      The grass area has been damaged by vehicles driving
Damage to Council property or                         over it.
prejudice to it’s employees
                                                      Residents living on the nearby housing estate and users
Prejudice to the use of land by                       of the nearby Community Centre are being
legitimate tenants or occupants                       inconvenienced and intimidated by the presence of the
                                                      travellers
                                                      Use of nearby woods as toilet facilities, damage to grass
Is causing unacceptable impact on                     and woodland.
the environment




                   SUMMARY FOR GUIDANCE OF AUTHORISING OFFICER
                         HUMANITARIAN CONSIDERATIONS


                                                      HUMANITY

                                                                  YES               E mail to local EWO
Are there school age children on site?

                                                                   No
Is there provision available for
education?
                                                                   No
Are they attending school?

                                                                  YES        As above
Has the EWO been informed?



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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                   SITE VISIT REPORT

                                                               YES      No needs were identified
Have the travellers been                      Housing?
advised as to:
                                                               YES      No needs were identified
                                              Health?

                                                               YES      No needs were identified
                                              Welfare?

Are there elderly or infirm people on                          NO       None were made known to me
site?

                                                               No       None were made known to me
Are there any pregnant women on site?

Are there any specific Health or Welfare                       NO       No needs were identified
implications?

Has consideration been given to the                            YES      No needs were identified
general welfare of the encampment?

Are there any reasons why this                                 NO
encampment should remain?




                   SUMMARY FOR GUIDANCE OF AUTHORISING OFFICER


                                       RECOMMENDED DECISION
                                 (Having taken the above into consideration)



No action but review in (timescale)

Consult and seek further information
                                                                           Yes
Serve direction to leave                                                If necessary
                                                                           Yes
Use Court procedure to recover possession                              If necessary
                                                                             Yes
Use Criminal Justice and Public Order Act                              If necessary

Invite the police to use their powers
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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                   SITE VISIT REPORT


Request a further site visit report. State reasons:



Signed                                Date

Gypsy Liaison Officer


Authorising Officers Comments


The Human Rights Act has been taken into consideration before arriving at this
decision and I agree with the above recommendation…


Signed……...………………………….. Authorising Officer

Date……….…………….




                   SUMMARY FOR GUIDANCE OF AUTHORISING OFFICER

I visited this location at                                    2009.

Location : -

People and Vehicles : -


Environment : -

Observations: -

Signed                                  Dated
Gypsy Liaison Officer




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                                          HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
                                           GYPSY AND TRAVELLER UNIT
                                                    SITE VISIT REPORT




                                                   FOR OFFICE USE ONLY

                                   Before this document is sent to the legal
                                   dept it must contain the following
                                   attachments.


                                   Legal Guidance


                                   Complaint Forms


                                   Letters of complaint (copies)


                                   Map of location


                                   Notice to quit




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