Havering’s partiers the second least complained about in London, new statistics reveal
PUBLISHED: 07:00 26 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:13 26 September 2017
Havering’s house partiers are the second best in London, a new study of annual noise complaints across the capital has revealed.
A Freedom of Information request submitted to all 33 London councils by sellhousefast.uk showed that there were only 173 complaints against loud partiers in the borough in 2016 – meaning a noise complaint was made to Havering Council just over every two days.
To put that into perspective, neighbouring boroughs Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham recorded 1,390 and 1,884 complaints respectively.
Only the City of London, with 128, recorded fewer complaints than Havering.
Meanwhile, the unwanted accolade of noisiest neighbours in London went to nearby Newham, whose 5,935 complaints meant that the council were logging a ridiculous 16 complaints a day.
Sellhousefast.uk spokesman Robby Du Toit has seen first-hand the detrimental effects of noisy neighbours.
He said: “We have dealt with homeowners that have come to us as they are desperate to be rid of their noisy neighbours, many of them are families with babies that are woken up by constant partying.
“We have seen that the situation worsens in cities and towns that have a large student population like London.”
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