Gypsy and Traveller research and evidence

This page gives details of research and evidence related to planning for Gypsy and Traveller needs.

Cheshire Gypsy, Traveller & Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment 2014

Opinion Research Services was commissioned to undertake a Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople accommodation Assessment (GTTSAA).

The study provides an evidence base to enable authorities to comply with their requirements towards Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople under the Housing Act 2004, the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 and Planning Policy for Traveller Sites 2012.

The Study provides robust, defensible and up-to-date evidence about the accommodation needs of Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople in the study area up to 2028.

Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople site identification study 2014

Peter Brett Associates have carried out research to identify Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpersons sites across the Borough. Sites have been assessed to determine if they are suitable, available and achievable.

The results of this study will be used to inform the development of relevant policies and allocations and to guide the consideration of planning applications.

Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation and Related Services Assessment 2007

The North West Regional Assembly commissioned The Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation and Related Services Assessment. It is a sub-regional research project intended to inform local and regional policies and strategies.

Further information

Cheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre has further information on Gypsy and Traveller issues.

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