Housing issues in the UK are not hidden from us and along with other problems, authorised sites for the travellers in Harrogate is also the one.
Therefore, a number of travellers in Harrogate are using the unauthorized encampments in Harrogate, Knaresborough, or Ripon like playing fields and car parks.
According to statistical records, from 2016-2017, the number of caravans in Harrogate on illegal grounds and lands which do not belong to travellers has increased by 17%.
Also, for socially leased land in North Yorkshire, there has been a meek 2% rise from 2010 - 2017.
Local authorities and landowners in North Yorkshire have two options when they need to remove travellers and repossess their lands in Harrogate, Ripon, or Knaresborough.
The first option is to use the common law to evict them in North Yorkshire.
Under this Law, Harrogate landowners have the right to evict the travellers out of their North Yorkshire place and are also allowed to use adequate force, if needed.
Evictions under the common law in Harrogate are normally done by enforcement officers.
A notice is issued by Denbigh Franks enforcement agents to the travellers to vacate the unauthorized area in Harrogate within a day.
At the expiration of the 24-hour ultimatum, the Denbigh Franks enforcement agents have the right to make use of their equipment and the police to remove the travellers from the site in Knaresborough, Harrogate, or Ripon.
The use of common law has many benefits in North Yorkshire.
For a start, the Harrogate eviction will be done swiftly without delay.
In most instances, the travellers are evicted within 24 hours, which as a result reduces chances of damage to the property in Harrogate and tackles fly-tipping.
The second option is to Obtain a Write of Possession for local authorities and land owners in North Yorkshire.
In this process, you'd have to get the order of possession in Harrogate to evict the travellers under writ of possession.
Order of possession is made out to persons unknown against the travellers or squatters in Harrogate, Ripon, or Knaresborough.
When the order of possession has been awarded in Harrogate, then the applicant may transfer it to the High Court and then be executed by a Denbigh Franks High Court Enforcement Officer (HCEO).
The benefit of transferring up the writ of possessions to the High Court in North Yorkshire is that the High Court Officer from Denbigh Franks decides the right way to enforce the order.
It is more beneficial at the time of dealing with the travellers in Harrogate who refuse to move on from the land as it takes away the opportunity of damaging the property from them, they cannot steal or show any kind of resistance at the time of eviction in North Yorkshire.
The first thing is to try to prevent such situations in the first place instead of dealing with an eviction process in Ripon, Harrogate, or Knaresborough and wasting a lot of time and money on it, so, North Yorkshire landowners can prevent rising this situation in many different ways.
It is important to take some actions, such as putting fences and gates over the Harrogate property and also, having big bollards at entrances is also a great alternative to prevent unapproved individuals from getting inside your property.
Moreover, embankments, earth bunds, and trenches are a great way of keeping the security of land in Harrogate from uninvited visitors.
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