Dealing With Anti Social Behaviour

Everybody has a right to feel safe in, and proud of their homes and neighbourhoods. We take reports of anti-social behaviour very seriously whether by our residents, their visitors or pets.

What is anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is behaviour that can cause alarm or distress to others.

Examples include:

  • intimidation and harassment
  • dealing or taking drugs
  • violence or threats of violence
  • hate related incidents
  • criminal behaviour
  • dumping of rubbish (fly-tipping), graffiti, nuisance vehicles
  • pet nuisance or uncontrolled animals
  • noise nuisance such as continual loud music

What is not anti-social behaviour?

In most cases the following incidents would not be considered as anti-social behaviour:

  • one-off parties/noise
  • household noise
  • cooking odours or smells
  • children playing or babies crying
  • DIY in reasonable hours
  • car parking disputes
  • young people gathering socially
  • disagreements between neighbours
  • disputes over social media

You can find more information about anti-social behaviour here.