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Dorset Council Gypsy and Traveller Sites

In Dorset we have four permanent residential Gypsy and Traveller sites and we have two transit sites that we operate during the summer months.
Traveller sites
Site nameLocation
Ashoaks Park Wareham
Piddlehinton Piddlehinton
Orchid View Shaftesbury 
Thornicombe Park Blandford
Great Dorset Steam Fair Transit Site Blandford 
Piddlehinton Transit Site Piddlehinton

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Site vacancies

We currently have no vacancies.

Applying for a pitch

You will need to complete an application form to be considered for our residential sites and if your criteria meets our allocation policy you will be added to our waiting list.  If you are successful we will then contact your referees and you will need to pay a £500 deposit if a pitch becomes vacant and provide photo identification. 

If you would like to discuss your application please contact us. 

Gypsy and Traveller Liaison Officer

Name: Paula Clover
Tel: 07733 476959
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