Travellers arrive at posh Surrey town of Cobham

Travellers invade posh Surrey commuter belt town of Cobham right on the doorstep of Chelsea’s millionaire Premier League stars

  • The group pitched up at the Tilt in Cobham, near Chelsea’s training ground
  • Police were called and the Travellers are flouting social distancing guidelines
  • The group of mixed ages were gathered in close proximity to each other 

A group of Travellers have pitched up in the leafy Surrey village of Cobham despite government warnings about large public gatherings.

Police were called to the Tilt, a park just around the corner from Chelsea’s football training ground.

Locals have complained the Travellers were not only flouting social distancing rules but wasting police resources during this period of national emergency.

A group of Travellers have pitched up in the leafy Surrey village of Cobham despite government warnings about public gatherings

Police were called to the Tilt, a park just around the corner from Chelsea’s football training ground

Councillor Oliver Chappell told MailOnline: ‘It’s such a shame to see when police resources are already stretched.’ 

Photographs show the mixed-age group gathering together in close proximity on the grassy area.

A horse and cart can also be seen as police attended the scene. 

Cobham is home to a number of Premier League footballers, including John Terry who has a £4.35million mansion in the exclusive village.

Locals have complained the Travellers were not only flouting social distancing rules but wasting police resources

Photographs show the mixed-age group gathering together in close proximity on the grassy area

It comes after many continue to flout government orders to remain inside to stop the spread of coronavirus

Cobham is home to a number of Premier League footballers, including John Terry who has a £4.35million mansion in the exclusive village 

It comes after many continue to flout government orders to remain inside to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, a number of Britons headed to the parks and beaches, further risking the spread of the deadly virus.

People are only meant to be venturing outside or travelling when essential, for shopping, exercise or work. 

MailOnline has contacted Surrey Police for a statement. 

Britons across the country are continuing to flout social distancing guidelines. Pictured: Revellers walk along Brighton’s seafront on Easter Sunday

As temperatures reached up to 70F in Brighton this group of young men in coats had to be moved off the beach on Sunday afternoon after police spotted the loiterers 

In Weymouth in Dorset police officers stopped to talk to a couple who were out on Easter Sunday amid the coronavirus lockdown

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