VIDEO: Council in emergency talks after travellers set up camp in town centre car park

Council chiefs say they are hoping to find an ‘amicable’ solution after travellers set up camp in a Gainsborough town centre car park.

A number of caravans have descended on the Bridge Street car park, next to the old derelict Guildhall site.

Caravans have parked up in the Bridge Street car park in Gainsborough

Caravans have parked up in the Bridge Street car park in Gainsborough

The car park is run by West Lindsey District Council.

Chief operating officer for the council, Mark Sturgess said: “We are working closely with Lincolnshire County Council’s liaison officer and the travellers to resolve the situation in an amicable manner.

“We are currently in talks with our enforcement provider and the police to make sure matters are dealt with appropriately.”