Man stopped from camping outside retirement homes after court action
- Credit: Simon Parkin
A man has been stopped from camping in a tent in grounds of retirement bungalows following court action by a housing trust.
The camper, thought to be in his 30s, had been living in the tent on a grassed area outside homes at Thomas Manning Road in Diss for more than six weeks. In recent weeks the tent had been covered with slogans and writing using white paint.
Saffron Housing Trust, which runs the complex whose residents are aged into their 90s, had launched court proceedings and following action on Friday, July 6 the tent has been removed.
Thomas Manning Road includes 23 one-bed bungalows, as well as shared social activities and facilities including a lounge, laundry, garden and library.
The man is the grandson is one of the bungalow residents but others had expressed their unease over the make-shift camp.
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Saffron Housing said residents had been kept informed over the court proceedings.
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