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Live CF parking thread (with diagram!)

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lovesapinot · 07/08/2019 10:16

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'


Live CF parking thread (with diagram!)
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lovesapinot · 07/08/2019 10:17

I realise I've spelt neighbour wrong Blush

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ShatnersWig · 07/08/2019 10:18

FABULOUS diagram.

Did they "move now"?

TreeSunset · 07/08/2019 10:19

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 · 07/08/2019 10:21

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

lovesapinot · 07/08/2019 10:21

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

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lovesapinot · 07/08/2019 10:22

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)

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TheInvestigator · 07/08/2019 10:22

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 · 07/08/2019 10:23

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

buttertoasty · 07/08/2019 10:24

How does your neighbour access their drive????

lovesapinot · 07/08/2019 10:24

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 🤦‍♀️

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Treaclesweet · 07/08/2019 10:24

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

divegirl77 · 07/08/2019 10:24

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

buttertoasty · 07/08/2019 10:25

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 · 07/08/2019 10:25

Superb diagram.

strongswans · 07/08/2019 10:25

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

Jocasta2018 · 07/08/2019 10:25

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

lovesapinot · 07/08/2019 10:25


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!

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ShirleyPhallus · 07/08/2019 10:25

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 · 07/08/2019 10:26

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 · 07/08/2019 10:27


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

V off set up!

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TixieLix · 07/08/2019 10:27

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

TheInvestigator · 07/08/2019 10:28

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 · 07/08/2019 10:29

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

TheInvestigator · 07/08/2019 10:30

*wouldn't have told!!

Charliecatpaws · 07/08/2019 10:31

@lovesapinot thank you, cf parking threads are so few and far between these days

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