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Hi Edd, yep, I fully understand. I lived in a transit van for 5 years. 4 of those were without anywhere to park it, so was just sleeping in lay-bys, on residential streets or industrial estates. I now have a bit of land but the big problem is always planning permission. I’m working my land as a horticultural holding – market garden/nursery so was able to get permission for an agricultural barn. Was living in my van on the land at first but now have a small cabin. If any neighbours find out and decide to grass on you you’ll get kicked off, so there’s no security if you’re doing it illicitly.