PUBLISHED: 18:17 09 Might 2019 | UPDATED: 18:17 09 Might 2019
Archant Norfolk 2016
The bosses of a Norwich restaurant and bar have insisted they do the whole lot they’ll to be good neighbours, following a variety of noise complaints over the weekend.
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The Rooftop Gardens, within the Union Constructing on Rose Lane, hosted an occasion on Sunday known as Kissed on the Roof Pageant – an all day club-style occasion with stay DJs and performers.
The occasion, which was organised by an outdoor promoter, ran from midday till 11pm, however completed 30 minutes forward of schedule following a number of complaints over noise from neighbours.
Stories from neighbours to the venue described the music as being at “a ridiculous degree”, which started at 12pm and continued by the afternoon and night.
Glenn Walker, operations director of Rooftop Gardens, stated: “We’ve got held occasions just like the one on the weekend prior to now and every time the organisers get acceptable non permanent occasions notices from town council.
“We do the whole lot in our energy to be good neighbours and desperately do not wish to upset anyone, which is why we solely host these occasions thrice a 12 months – one in every of which is on New 12 months’s Eve.
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“We at all times strive as a lot as doable to work with our neighbours and take them into consideration.”
Mr Walker stated the venue had made approaches to neighbours to debate how greatest they may deal with noise points, however that folks have been reluctant to interact with them.
He added: “Having an open air space is a problem however we now have sound engineers who monitor ranges each inside and outdoors, don’t maintain occasions till two or three within the morning and do all we are able to to try to have amicable relationships with our neighbours.
“We’re a stone’s throw from Prince of Wales Highway, the busiest late night time space within the metropolis, and very often folks will complain about us for noise that has truly come from different venues – which is a disgrace.”
A spokesman for Norwich Metropolis Council stated: “We obtained complaints about noise from the occasion on the Rooftop Gardens which came about on Might 5.
“We have met with the homeowners and are working carefully with them to scale back the potential noise disturbances in future and can proceed to watch the state of affairs and guarantee licensing situations are met.”