Travellers set up camp on Hove’s picturesque promenade and park

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Travellers arrange camp on Hove’s picturesque promenade and park as many as 50 caravans alongside the seafront

  • Common tranquility of the seaside city evaporated when the motorhomes rumbled onto Hove Lawns yesterday 
  • Aerial images present the traveller web site as an eyesore on the waterfront and close-up pictures reveal garbage 
  • Hove Lawns is a protected stretch of land, which means that any extended interval of encampment is banned
  • Sussex Police confirmed that the caravans and motorhomes are nonetheless there, however that no motion has been taken 

By Jack Elsom For Mailonline

Printed: 05:38 EDT, 1 September 2019 | Up to date: 05:49 EDT, 1 September 2019

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Strolling alongside Hove’s beautiful strip of shoreline within the superb sunshine is among the causes the seaside city is such a sexy place for householders and vacationers alike.

However the regular sense of tranquility evaporated yesterday when roughly 50 caravans and motorhomes rumbled onto the promenade and pitched up a suspected traveller camp.

Aerial images present the traveller web site as an eyesore on the waterfront and close-up pictures reveal garbage strewn throughout the neatly-trimmed grass on which the automobiles had been parked.

Hove Lawns is a protected stretch of land, which means that any extended interval of encampment for greater than 12 hours is banned. 

Aerial images present the traveller web site as an eyesore on Hove waterfront after roughly 50 caravans and motorhomes pitched up on the promenade

Rows of motorhomes and caravans rumbled onto the strip of grass at about 1pm yesterday, and Sussex Police confirmed that they’re nonetheless there

 One witness stated: ‘This escalated shortly. They weren’t there after I wakened this morning. There should have been 50 or 60 vans, it was ridiculous’

Sussex Police confirmed to MailOnline that the caravans had been nonetheless parked on the promenade this morning however that no motion has but been taken.

One witness stated: ‘I noticed them arriving at 1pm, there have been a great deal of them. There have been tents there earlier than, however this escalated shortly. 

‘They weren’t there after I wakened this morning. There should have been 50 or 60 vans, it was ridiculous.’ 

The traveller occupation of Hove Lawns got here days after a homeless camp was reportedly erected on the identical spot of grass.

Addressing the tents, a council spokesperson had stated: ‘This can be a complicated authorized matter and our groups are trying into this.’ 

Brighton and Hove Council didn’t instantly reply to MailOnline’s request for remark.  

Shut-up pictures reveal garbage and bikes strewn throughout the neatly-trimmed grass on which the automobiles had been parked 

A refuse bag, cups, cartons and different objects of litter spoil the usually picturesque shoreline which makes Hove such a sexy place to householders and vacationers alike

Hove Lawns is a protected stretch of land, which means that any extended interval of encampment for greater than 12 hours is banned, however this didn’t deter these travellers

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