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In Wiltshire

There is a long and proud history of Gypsies & Travellers living, working or travelling through the county. Many have now stopped travelling for reasons of:

  • Health
  • Education
  • Settled into permanent accommodation

This can range from Housing:

  • Private Gypsy or Traveller sites
  • Onto one of the five council owned sites that are located countywide

Wiltshire council brings together a wide range of services and responsibilities that engages with Gypsy & Traveller communities to provide an integrated and supportive approach to help them live:

  • Safer
  • Heathier
  • Active
  • High quality lives in line with our corporate vision to create strong  communities

We encourage them to take responsibility for their:

  • Well-being
  • Build positive relationships
  • To get involved
  • Influence
  • Take action on what’s best for their own communities

We want them to succeed to the best of their abilities and feel safe where they live and work. 


Wiltshire Council does not have a designated Gypsy & Traveller team instead all enquires are directed to the relevant service for further assistance.
For more information regarding our services click on the relevant link below or call

  • Customer Services on 0300 4560100

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Last updated: 9 April 2018 | Last reviewed: 9 April 2018