A LARGE group of caravans and other vehicles have been spotted in a park.

Around a dozen white caravans and other vehicles including cars arrived in Preston Park in Brighton on Tuesday, May 10.

A series of photographs show the vehicles on the grass in the lower section of the popular park.

Photos also appear to show a number of people inside the caravans doing their laundry and other activities.

Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council have been approached for comment.

Last year, a group of travellers set up camp in Stanmer Park.

As many as six caravans and other assorted vehicles were pictured parked in near the University of Sussex in March 2021.

One vehicle can be seen towing woodcutting machinery.

Meanwhile, In July last year, there were spaces for 44 caravans at local authority and privately owned sites in Brighton and Hove, according to the Government's latest traveller caravan count.

Data from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities showed there were 38 traveller caravans in the area in July 2021 – up from 28 in July 2019.

Of those counted this year, nine were on unauthorised pitches.