Travellers set up camp in King George V playing fields car park

A GROUP of travellers have pitched up camp in Portsmouth.

Tuesday, 18th February 2020, 1:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th February 2020, 3:47 pm

Five caravans have been parked up in the car park next to King George V Playing Fields in Cosham.

The caravans, which all have French number plates, arrived yesterday.

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Travellers at the King George V Playing Field car park

The travellers refused to speak at length to The News, but confirmed they would be leaving today.

Leader of Portsmouth City Council, Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson, confirmed the council was aware the group was at the field.

Travellers at the King George V Playing Field car park
Travellers at the King George V Playing Field car park