Caravans have pitched up on the field behind a popular supermarket.

The travellers, who are now on the field at St Mary The Virgin Parish Church, which sits behind Asda in Shoebury, are believed to have arrived at around 9pm yesterday evening.

It's believed the group are the same travellers who had pitched up on the field at Shoebury Park - just half a mile up the road - on Monday evening.

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They were issued a notice from Essex Police instructing them to move on from Shoebury Park by 10am today.

Pictures of the encampment which have emerged on social media suggest at least six are at the latest site on Shoebury Road.

Southend Council have been contacted for comment.