The Noise Pages recorded 117 noise incidents in 2021-22, from July 2021 to end-June this year. Most of these, 57%, occurred in Cotham ward, followed some distance behind by Clifton Down and Clifton wards. (Perhaps more people in Cotham report to this website.) The monthly pattern of incidents (dark bars in the chart) shows a transition away from the unusual spikes that happened during the two “covid summers”. After the extraordinary surge in July 2020, there was a marked drop
For the second year in a row, Operation Beech, the police anti-noise patrol funded by University of Bristol, attended almost 300 incidents in the last year. The total for academic 2021-22, which ended on 30 June, was 298 attendances, up slightly from 286 in the previous year. Beech ran virtually every week in both years. Although Beech is taking a break for August, it's expected to resume in September. Patrols operate on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm to 2am.
(22006) Complaint about noise on 13 August 2022 from an event at a university-linked residence in Meridian Place, Clifton, that accommodates international postgraduate students. Resident wrote to UoB and UWE: "There's a loud party with an amplified PA and music outdoors at [xx], Meridian Place, Clifton this evening. It's approaching 11pm and it's been going on for several hours. Is this residence attached to either of your universities please? Would you be able to ask them to
(22005) Complaint about noise disturbance at a house in Waverley Road on the night of 9 August 2022, continuing into the early hours of the 10th. A resident who lives on the other side of the railway line reported to UoB that he was disturbed by "a noisy gathering in the rear garden" that began around 8pm. "The people were being loud, but the music was muted - annoying but not problematic. I thought it was ... a party being held in the evening, with the intention to end at a
(22004) Complaint about noise disturbance at a property in Hampton Road on 30 July 2022. Resident wrote to UoB: "We were disturbed by bass music during Saturday evening 30th July, through our closed double-glazed windows from, it seems, [xx] Hampton Road, which is around 30m away from us. If the occupants are still Bristol University students could they please be reminded that they should be abiding by the University’s good neighbour code of conduct." Reported to UoB or UWE:
(22003) Complaint about noise disturbance at a property in Manilla Road, Clifton, on 6 July 2022. Resident wrote to UoB: "Very loud garden party as we went to bed at 22:10. I went round and told them in no uncertain terms that they knew the rules and to shut it down now. To be fair, they did, so I'm not asking for [community liaison] intervention on this occasion."
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(22002) Complaint about noise disturbance at a property in Ashgrove Road on 4 July 2022. Resident wrote to UoB: "There was a new lot of students that moved in at number [xx] today that have since launched a loud party with thumping music and people talking loudly and shouting outside. I went down and asked them to move inside at 11pm but they ignored my request and the party is still ongoing." In an email to me three weeks later, the resident (a relative newcomer to Ashgrove
(22001) Complaint about noise disturbance at a property in Alma Vale Road on 1 July 2022. Resident wrote: "We sent Operation Beech a text earlier this evening for new tenants at [xx] Alma Vale Road. Loud voices and music in the garden. Noise ceased soon after. We are taking a zero tolerance approach now with student noise - last year we valiantly tried to engage the students behind our house and found the only action that really worked was Operation Beech, who have been excel