Clean-up underway after travellers depart Peterborough water park

A clean-up of Bretton Water Park is underway after travellers who set up an unauthorised encampment near the popular family spot moved on.

Friday, 28th July 2017, 11:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:32 pm
Bretton Water Park

The travellers, who pitched up in nearby Heltwate, departed last night (Thursday, July 27) having been served a notice to leave by Peterborough City Council.

A council spokesman said the water park would open tomorrow once the large amount of rubbish left behind had been cleared up.

It is not the first time the water park has had to close as a result of an unauthorised encampment, with similar issues reported in 2015.

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Peterborough water park closed due to traveller encampment