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Gypsy and traveller services

Oxfordshire County Council deals with:

  • unauthorised encampments
  • six county council-owned permanent sites
  • consultation and helps negotiations between the Traveller community and the settled community
  • acts as agent for the five district councils and can act on behalf of private landlords.

Gypsy and traveller sites in West Oxfordshire

There is one permanent county council-owned site in Standlake, which has 16 pitches and a number of private sites that have been developed by individuals on private land with planning permission. To apply for a pitch on a council-owned or privately run site:

Planning permission for Gypsy and traveller sites

Planning permission may be required if you are planning to buy or lease land for use as a caravan site. Before purchasing land, you should discuss your ideas with our planning team:

Further information

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