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Gypsy Traveller Site

West Dunbartonshire currently has one travelling persons site with 20 bays. It is located in Dennystoun Forge, Dumbarton G82 4BW. 

Anyone wishing to apply for a pitch on the WDC Gypsy Traveller Site at Dennystoun Forge should complete a standard Application Form. Question 26 includes a tick box option 'Gypsy Travellers' Site' under the heading 'House Type' which should be ticked if applying for a pitch.  

Completed application forms should be handed in or returned by post to an Area Housing Office or One Stop Shop.

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a new poster for Gypsy / Travellers who use sites provided by social landlords.

The poster aims to raise awareness of the standards landlords are expected to deliver against the Scottish Social Housing Charter.

The Regulator’s poster includes information about important areas of landlords’ services such as how quickly and how well repairs are dealt with, the amount of rent people are expected to pay, how the landlord should communicate, and how the landlord is performing. 

The poster follows a report published last year which highlighted the need for landlords to improve services to Gypsy/Travellers. 

Copies of the poster have been displayed at the Gypsy / Traveller site at Dennystoun Forge and you can see a copy below

Poster