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New neighbours and trampoline under my window...

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SandyThumb · 12/11/2022 12:05

Yes, it's a trampoline one!

Old lady next door moved into a care home. New family have moved in with 4 young kids and a dog.

During covid lockdowns the old lady's family set up a trampoline at the top of the garden, in front of her conservatory, so that grandchildren could come into the garden and play and she could watch them from the conservatory without risk etc.
BUT the trampoline in it's current position is about 5 metres from my loft office and our bedroom window. The noise/ shrieking etc from kids in summer was terrible and meant I couldn't have my window open while working and occasionally had to end zoom calls as it was too distracting. The trampoline is also about 4 metres from our patio (on other side of fence) so also spoilt quiet evenings sitting out etc. During covid I just accepted this, but the prospect of years of 4 children using it so close is depressing!

The gardens are about 40 metres long. Can I/ should I explain and ask new neighbours to move it when we meet them?

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MillennialFalconer · 12/11/2022 13:51

Ugh. I bloody hate trampolines. They’re butt-ugly and the shrieking kids would do my head in.

I’d politely ask if they could move the trampoline to the previous location. Hopefully they’re reasonable people. It’s easier to move the trampoline than it is to make kids be quiet.

RM2013 · 12/11/2022 16:10

I agree with PP you could politely ask could they move it back where it was because you WFH but they could equally say no. Worth asking though

earsup · 12/11/2022 16:23

Horrific....hate trampolines and the screaming kids on them....cant you sneak out with a stanley knife....!!!

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