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lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:16:27

So NC for this as not sure if neighbours are on here.

I am off today & woke up to the sound of doors banging and loud voices.

Have a glance out of bedroom window & there are 2 vans & a land rover parked on my ACTUAL drive!

Now I guess it's easily mistaken as a public car park hmmso don't say anything immediately but once I'm up and toddler is dressed I go downstairs to see.

My next door neighbours are away on holiday. But of a weird driveway as their house has its own but it's round the back of ours and ours is at front so if you use sat nav it brings you to ours as their house is other side of our driveway ifyswim.

Diagram to show you what I mean.

Anyway they are unloading tools etc onto big sheets on my drive and walking over grass to neighbours

I said to them it was a private drive and could they move onto neighbours and they said they won't be long angry

I was too shocked to say much more than 'no please move now'

Grrrrrrr!

lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:17:55

I realise I've spelt neighbour wrong blush

ShatnersWig Wed 07-Aug-19 10:18:48

FABULOUS diagram.

Did they "move now"?

TreeSunset Wed 07-Aug-19 10:19:55

I’ll stand behind you when you go out and say that actually this is your driveway and you need it so please can they move onto the correct one

ooopsupsideyourhead Wed 07-Aug-19 10:21:24

Excellent diagram. Especially enjoy the use of the dog foot print stamp.

lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:21:27

One van has just reversed off our driveway to in-front of other side neighbours but on road so no issue although she's a right cow so who knows if she'll say something.

One van still there ffs!

Right going out again

lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:22:20

Yes some of my toddler toys finally come in handy!

(Also have a heart stamp and a spaceship one but couldn't find a reason to use on diagram)

TheInvestigator Wed 07-Aug-19 10:22:55

It sounds like an actual mistake, so parking there to begin with wasn't intentional cheeky parking, but refusing the move after being told is a bit dickish. Hope you get your drive back!

IjustMadeTheCall Wed 07-Aug-19 10:23:13

You just wanted to use the paw print stamp didn't you op ;)

buttertoasty Wed 07-Aug-19 10:24:08

How does your neighbour access their drive????

lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:24:08

Yes @TheInvestigator (love the name)

They could easily be forgiven for not finding the neighbours drive as isn't that easy I guess but I've kindly given directions!

They are just having a tea break he says so will go in 15 🤦‍♀️

Treaclesweet Wed 07-Aug-19 10:24:20

Are they blocking you in? Have they damaged your grass? Go nuclear. Threaten them with police.

divegirl77 Wed 07-Aug-19 10:24:41

Off you go, we are sending virtual penguin bollards and miss jolly in support, awaiting updates.

buttertoasty Wed 07-Aug-19 10:25:05

No!!! Tell them to go NOW!!!!! I know it's not doing any harm but it's the cheek of it OP! This is your private property, he's been asked to move so should move!!!!

LizzieVereker Wed 07-Aug-19 10:25:07

Superb diagram.

strongswans Wed 07-Aug-19 10:25:29

Fabulous diagram, and for the use of paw print stamps it has become my number 1 diagram!

Jocasta2018 Wed 07-Aug-19 10:25:40

Keep on at them. Have you got anything that shows the drive is legally yours?
Love the paw prints!

lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:25:44

@buttertoasty

There are 2 ends to our street - sat nav always sends you long way so up to ours however if they entered other end they could get to their drive. I've given clear directions.

They aren't blocking me in now however still on my drive!

ShirleyPhallus Wed 07-Aug-19 10:25:52

Of course they arrived 14 minutes ago but have now stopped for a tea break grin

Another up vote for the paw print stamp!

TixieLix Wed 07-Aug-19 10:26:13

Bit confused how NDN accesses their drive if there are bushes there. Do they have to drive over the grassed area to park on the drive?

Well done you for being firm and telling them to get off your property.

lovesapinot Wed 07-Aug-19 10:27:17

@TixieLix

No they enter other end of street. However you can walk through bollards/onto their lawn from ours.

V off set up!

TixieLix Wed 07-Aug-19 10:27:50

Sorry, cross posted with you. Loving the paw prints too!

TheInvestigator Wed 07-Aug-19 10:28:46

I bet they would that old a big, 6 foot tall man that they were having a tea break so he'd have to wait.

StarJumpsandaHalf Wed 07-Aug-19 10:29:02

OP put a 🚀 up his exhaust, that should shift him 😁

TheInvestigator Wed 07-Aug-19 10:30:01

*wouldn't have told!!

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