The gipsies’ 2018 Spring holiday in Penarth has continued today with the campers leaving the rubbish-strewn Cliff Walk car park behind them and moving to Cogan.
Police were called to Penarth Leisure Centre this morning after it became apparent that the caravans from Cliff Walk had now moved to the Penarth Leisure Centre parking ground following the issuance of legal notices upon them on Wednesday .
About half a dozen caravans as well as assorted vans and other vehicles established their new camp site on the perimeter of the parking ground adjacent to the open grass area at Penarth Leisure Centre. At hand were the attractions of the swimming pool, a skateboard park, gym facilities, a cafe and public conveniences.
Police officers were seen to be in discussion with a group – but then left the scene with the caravans still in situ.
Meanwhile, back at Cliff Walk, a considerable amount of rubbish including several used sheets of toilet tissue had been left strewn on the ground – but this was cleaned up this later this morning by Vale of Glamorgan Council cleansing staff.
By later this afternoon however the contingent of caravans had moved off the Penarth Leisure Centre parking ground and was on the road again – destination unknown.