- Describe the situation
- Explain the problem it is causing you
- Offer at least one solution
We have been neighbours for a number of years now and in order to maintain the good relationship we have and to avoid future misunderstanding, I wanted to let you know that the loud music you have been playing at night is affecting my sleep. As you are aware I need to be up at 5am daily, so I should be in bed early too. As I’m kept up late due to your loud music I’m not getting enough sleep. My manager has commented that my performance at work is not up to scratch and my mood swings are not seen favourably by my colleagues. I have also begun to get addicted to caffeine to stay awake during the day. I would appreciate it if you could listen to music using headphones. That way, you can enjoy your music while I rest. Alternatively you might lower the volume. I wouldn’t want to deprive you of your passion, so if you must listen to loud music, the weekend would be an ideal time to do so as I’m away then. |
Your neighbours have recently written to you to complain about the noise from your house/flat.
Write a letter to your neighbours. In your letter
- Explain the reasons for the noise
- Describe what actions you will take
I have received your collective letter of complaint about the noise coming from my flat and I would like to provide you with an explanation for this temporary upset.
As you are aware my father-in-law is staying with us for a few days. He has a severe problem with snoring and due to his old age he sleeps many hours throughout the day. As the walls in our block are not sound proof, Mr. Russell in Flat 101 is subjected to this irritating noise coming from the bedroom where my father-in-law is staying. I am truly...