If the vehicle is on a public road or public land, then abandoned vehicles should be reported to your local council who will arrange for them to be removed.
Report an abandoned vehicle to Wiltshire Council online or 0300 456 0100 (general enquiries number)
Report an abandoned vehicle to Swindon Borough Council online or 01793 445500 (general enquiries number).
The local councils will arrange for the vehicle to be removed and will check with local police and the DVLA to establish if there is anything the police need to know about or to try to locate the owner.
Abandoned vehicles on private land are the responsibility of the landowner. If, however, they are causing a nuisance, the Council can serve the appropriate notice to remove it. Councils must give landowners or occupiers 15 days' notice.
Other points to note:
When the police can help
The matter will only be a police issue if one of the following applies:
The vehicle will be check against our systems to ensure it has not been reported as stolen or involved in an incident.
Please see the links section on this page for further advice.