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Travellers pitch up near Martlesham Aldi

PUBLISHED: 13:05 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 19:11 24 January 2020

Travellers have been spotted parked up on a field near the Aldi supermarket in Martlesham. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Travellers have been spotted parked up on a field near the Aldi supermarket in Martlesham. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

HARRY STANFORD

Several caravans have pitched up near Aldi at Martlesham Heath.

Pictures have emerged showing a travellers' encampment in a field opposite the superstore.

They are understood to have arrived this morning.

Police were also spotted at the scene earlier today.

A spokesman for East Suffolk Council said: "We are aware of an unauthorised encampment at Martlesham and in accordance with the Norfolk and Suffolk Joint Protocol for unauthorised encampments, an officer is visiting the site today."


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