Our mission
and purpose

We exist to improve the quality of life for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers and the communities in which they live across the UK. Our primary focus is to secure the wellbeing and rights of Gypsies and Travellers living on roadside camps. Our vision is that Gypsy and Traveller people across the UK will be able to continue their traditional way of life, which is nomadic.



We aim to effect positive change in the systems which affect Gypsy and Traveller people's lives and their interaction with the world around them by empowering Gypsies and Travellers to take positive actions to uphold their rights and responsibilities - all with people in the lead.

We aim to support and encourage collaboration between civil society groups in the UK who share an aim to improve the lives of Gypsy and Traveller people.

We will provide opportunities for members of nomadic communities in the UK to develop innovative projects which, informed by their own lived experience, have potential to improve the lives of Gypsies and Travellers across the UK.


We believe that Gypsy and Traveller people should be the primary leaders and owners of our work. Our strategic direction is set by our Board, at least half of whom are from Gypsy and Traveller communities. We will ensure that the voices of individuals and small groups within our network are amplified in our decision making processes and that opportunities are open to all.