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Unauthorised Encampments

The council owns parcels of land in exactly the same way as any other private landowner and in its capacity as local Highway Authority has responsibility for use of the highways.

The council has a legal duty to... "assert and protect the rights of the public to the use and enjoyment of any highway for which they are the highway authority". (s.130, Highways Act 1980).

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Highways and Environment
Environmental Enforcement
County Hall
Bythesea Road
Wiltshire
BA14 8JN

Email: HighwaysEnforcement@wiltshire.gov.uk

Phone: 0300 456 0100