continue to experience parking related problems due to the
number of spaces available for residents who own vehicles, the
increasing number of health workers to the estate, and also by some
members of the community who feel they have rights over other
residents by choosing to park where they want to even when they have
their own allocated spaces, as well as lack of action by the
committee who are well aware of these long standing problems.
14/1/18 - Parking Incident on the
estate - The AGM
husband brought up this subject and am sure
residents at the meeting were not aware of the occasion he
spoke of, so just to clarify here are the details, but
before that there is a little history which needs to be
aired so that everyone is fully informed.
When I first
moved onto the estate in 2016 this particular resident
informed me that if at any time there was no space available
near my property, that I was more than welcome to use his in
front of his garage. I thought that was very
considerate of him and thanked him, and only availed myself
of his offer when there was no other option available. Everything was
fine until an
who had been
bullied by him and which I had reported it to the
director and committee.
Some time after this incident
I received an email from the
secretary's husband, who informed me that
he and his wife have withdrawn their permission for me to
park in front of their garage and to never park there again.
So that's the
background - now onto the most recent incident which the
husband brought up at the AGM, this incident
in itself was
so unimportant in the scheme of things it didn't warrant
being mentioned on the website - that is until now.
ago I returned home to find that there were no unallocated
spaces available across from where I live, one of them had
as usual been occupied by the secretary's husband which is something
he does 99% of the time for all he has a garage and a space
of his own in front of it, the only time he makes use of his
space is when he is on holiday. So because there had been
no spaces available to me, I parked my car in front of his garage as
it was available.
evening the secretary's
son in law knocked on my door and asked me to move my
car as he wanted to access his father-in-law's garage.
I refused and stated that as soon as his father-in-law
moved his car and left an unallocated space free, then I
would move my vehicle, he then stated in that case
should my car get damaged it would be my own fault.
been at pains to point out whenever this parking issue is
mentioned, is that his wife is disabled and wants to
be able to park as near to his home as possible. Where does he get off coverting
2 parking spaces, especially when one reason he
wants to keep his space in front of his garage
free, is so his son in law can access the garage
for whatever items he stores there. For
the record I am really not bothered where I have
to park as long as there is a spot available,
that also includes a spot in front of a garage
which is available especially when the owner
chooses to take up an unallocated space other
than use his own space.
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