Travellers encampment near HMP Featherstone moved on

By Annabal Bagdi | South Staffordshire | News | Published:

Travellers who pitched up on land near Wolverhampton have moved on.

Caravans had been pulled onto land near HMP Featherstone

The group of six caravans and seven cars were spotted on land owned by HMP Featherstone on Friday.

Police officers began working with the Category C prison and the community safety team to resolve the issue.

Council officers also visited the travellers, who set up camp on the green space in Oaks Drive, and asked them to move.

The travellers then moved from the location at about 7pm on Tuesday, Staffordshire Police confirmed.

Annabal Bagdi

By Annabal Bagdi

Senior reporter based at head office in Wolverhampton. Get in touch on 01902 319 229 or at

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