TRAVELLERS have set up camp at Water Eaton Park and Ride.

Oxfordshire County Council said there was no timescale for resolving the situation after the group arrived on the site, by Oxford Parkway station, in about 20 caravans on Tuesday.

Discussions between police, the council and the travellers have begun, with the council ‘hopeful’ the situation will soon end.

Martin Crabtree, a spokesman for the county council, said: “We have spoken to them with the police.

“We are working closely with the police and are hopeful that the situation can be resolved soon, however we do not have a timescale at present.”

In July this year, a group of travellers pitched more than 30 caravans at the park and ride site and stayed for three days before moving on peacefully.