Gypsy and Traveller pitches

MQT on 2019-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2019
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


The most recent London Plan Annual Monitoring Report states, “No permissions for new pitches for gypsies and travellers were recorded in 2016/17 in London. The planning pipeline contains permissions for 12 additional pitches. 11 of these are in Hounslow.” Since this was written, how many new pitches have been given permission, and how many of those in the pipeline have been completed?


Gypsy and Traveller pitches

Gypsy and Traveller pitches

Answered By: 
The Mayor

During 2017/18, two planning permissions were granted for a total of six additional pitches.

The London Development Database reports that permissions for a total of 18 net additional pitches were live as at 31/03/2018 and that one additional pitch was completed in 2017/18.