Fined: Wembley man who kept his neighbours up all night with loud folk music

Bogdan Estrate made his neigbours lives a nightmare on Alliance Close (Pic: Google)

Bogdan Estrate made his neigbours lives a nightmare on Alliance Close (Pic: Google) - Credit: Archant

A Wembley man who kept his neighbours awake by playing folk music loudly around the clock has been fined more than £1,000.

Bogdan Estrate of Alliance Close was taken to court by Brent Council after it received 11 complaints about from fed-up residents.

Willesden Magistrates’ Court heard it was impossible for his neighbours to get any sleep due to his actions.

Estrate was fined £1,070.

Cllr James Denselow, Brent Council’s cabinet member for stronger communities, said: “The vast majority of residents ‘Love where they live’ and are mindful of their neighbours, including not playing music too loud.


You may also want to watch:


“But there remain a small minority of noisy neighbours whose selfish and thoughtless actions are making people’s lives a misery.

“We will not tolerate such behaviour. Noisy neighbours can cause a host of problems, including sleep deprivation, which is unhealthy and can cause issues at home and work.”

Most Read

Martin Wood, environmental health officer at Brent Council, added: “We will always respond to complaints of noise disturbance and where there is evidence we will prosecute the offenders.

“If you have a noisy neighbour who is playing music at such a level to cause a nuisance, please don’t hesitate to report them on 020 8937 5252.”

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter