TRAVELLERS have set up camp at Stanmer Park.

About 20 caravans parked on the green, which is near the University of Sussex in Brighton.

Pictures from the scene show rubbish piled up by a nearby dog mess bin.

One caravan can be seen towing woodcutting machinery.

A witness said they saw “kids” riding 4x4 dirt bikes, causing damage the green.

There is also clothing which has been hung out on washing lines between the caravans.

A Brighton and Hove City Council spokeswoman said: “There is an unauthorised encampment in Stanmer Park.

“A visit has been carried out with the police. We have a possession order and will be carrying out an eviction as soon as we are able to do so.”

Sussex Police said they have been there since last Wednesday