Here you will find information about our Gypsy and Traveller sites in the county.
Hartford Bridge, Bedlington
Lyneburn Cottages, Lynemouth
To apply for a pitch, please contact our housing operations team:
Phone: 0345 600 6400
Gypsy and Traveller pitch allocation policy
This policy sets out how the council allocates pitches at both Hartford Bridge and Lyneburn.
View our policy for Gypsy and Traveller pitch allocation here.
Welfare checks are carried out upon our first visit. To ensure the welfare of both the Travellers and the local community are protected, the gypsy roma traveller liaison officer works closely with:
View our protocol for unauthorised encampments here
Actions taken depend on who owns the land, but initially all encampments are visited and assessed.
View our protocol for unauthorised encampments here.
View our code of respect here (given to all new encampments).
Contact us on 0345 600 6400
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