Gypsy and traveller accommodation assessment

Opinion Research Services (ORS) were commissioned by Scarborough Borough Council to undertake a Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment (GTTSAA). The report was completed in September 2021. A previous report, also undertaken by Opinion Research Services, was completed in November 2013 and can also be found below. 

Previous studies

Below is a report carried out by arc4 that undertakes additional research into the accommodation needs of showmen across the North Yorkshire sub-region.

The report was completed in June 2009 and was designed to supplement findings from the 2007/08 gypsy and traveller accommodation assessment.

View the accommodation requirements of showmen report

Below is research was commissioned by local authorities in the North Yorkshire sub-region to inform the development of a gypsy and traveller accommodation strategy at a sub-regional level which in turn will inform local housing and homelessness strategies, supporting people strategies and local plans. The research was carried out by arc4 in partnership with the Northern Network of Travelling People and was completed in May 2008.

View the GTAA