An earth bund has been built in Gerrards Cross in a bid to prevent travellers from settling in the area.
The decision was reached after the parish council feared travellers would return to grassland, on East Common, despite their removal by court order on Sunday, September 27.
The embankment made of soil designed to act like a wall was built towards the end of last week.
The land belongs to the parish council and there were concerns about it among members of the public as the area is close to a children’s play area and sheltered accommodation.
On behalf of the parish council, the county council’s Gypsy and Traveller Service served a land owner’s notice which was not complied with.
Travellers were served a direction notice on September 17 which gave them until September 20 to leave.
As they did not comply, a court order was served on September 25 giving the travellers until September 27 to leave, which they did.
Parish council chairman Chris Brown said he hopes this will see an end to the issue.
“That’s basically a message to stop them getting back on there, so hopefully we have made that secure. That was happening over the last week. They started towards the end of last week and they have been working on it until a couple of days ago,” he said.
He added: “I really do hope it’s an end to it really. When you get that sort of thing it is quite intimidating. There’s a children’s play area and sheltered accommodation. I think it was putting people off from using the play area.
There were also concerns the encampment would disrupt the annual jumble sale, which took place on September 25 and 26.
Mr Brown said: “At the moment the bund is there but it doesn’t look very nice. We need to have a decision at the next council meeting.
“We want to grass it over but obviously we need to keep everything there and we hope there’s not a reoccurrence.”
Moved on: Travellers on the site before the bund was built