- Noisy neighbours….
Try the noise complaints team. We called them out during a neighbour’s New Year’s Day party which was still going at 3am. They walked into our flat, listened for 30 seconds, agreed there was a problem and went next door. I don’t think they actually got to speak to anyone there, but we never had that problem again…Posted 4 years agosingletrackmindMember
Who would have thought it, You have suddenly grown really fond of Wagner and love all of his classical music. at full volume.
Seriuosly though , my mate is the head of the noise pollution team in Essex. What you are going through is normal. There are procedures in place but you do need to follow the stages through. You complain, they get letter. You complain again , they get visit. You complain again you get visit to decide if the noise is a nuiscance. They get warning . You complain agian, they get stereo taken away.Posted 4 years ago
Niose EHO bods can leave recording equipment behind , but you have to log the dates and times and be sensible.
He gets complaints from people who can hear pull cord light switches and washing machines and toilets being flushed, all normal everyday noise that is unavoidable. To some loons this noise constitutes a problem and they get a call out.CountZeroMember
They get warning . You complain agian, they get stereo taken away.
It was in the paper the other day about some lad who was in the habit of playing Adele at high volume, ended up having the stereo and 200 CD’s confiscated. Tried to have the confiscation of the CD’s overturned in court, as he’d apparently inherited them from his dad, to no avail.Posted 4 years agoglobaltiMember
Our drug-dealing neighbour moved in on Christmas eve. By March we had realised just how bad the situation was and both of us were on beta-blockers. We tarted up the house and sold it for less than it was worth to a bloke who was a dickhead so I had no qualms about it. On the Friday we were supposed to move there was a delay meaning we had to stay until the Monday but that night the drug dealer threw a mahoosive welcome party for the new owner, with constantly repeating noise (some kind of trance music) all night long on speakers set up on the window sills. We moved into some pretty noisy flats for three weeks until we could get into the new house but to me every noise was fine because I knew it was just regular living noise. It was a blissful relief to get away.
Luckily we had the financial resources to do it; if we hadn’t I think I’d have topped myself by now or killed somebody.Posted 4 years ago
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