UPDATE: Travellers leave D-Day Museum car park

Travellers at D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth on Saturday, May 28
Travellers at D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth on Saturday, May 28
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TRAVELLERS have left the D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth.

They arrived on Friday night with around 15 caravans, according to eyewitnesses.

Travellers at D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth on Saturday, May 28

Travellers at D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth on Saturday, May 28

Portsmouth City Council has served paperwork demanding they leave.

Now museum staff have confirmed the travellers have left.

In a message to residents on Saturday PCSO Steven Burden said: ‘Travellers that have taken up residence in the D-Day museum car park have been served the relevant paperwork by the council.

‘They are now legally required to move from the site.’

Travellers at D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth on Saturday, May 28

Travellers at D-Day Museum car park in Portsmouth on Saturday, May 28

It comes after a Pompey Legends charity match was briefly threatened after travellers took up residence at Fareham Leisure Centre car park and Cams Alders Recreation Ground this week.

D-Day Museum Picture: Paul Jacobs

D-Day Museum Picture: Paul Jacobs