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A mom has mentioned her daughter is unable to sleep at night time as a result of “constant thudding” and loud music coming from a neighborhood swingers membership.

Sian Ridgely is without doubt one of the a number of residents sad in regards to the late-night noise coming from Penthouse Playrooms in Dunstable.

She informed the Central Bedfordshire Council licensing sub-committee that the noise went on till after 3am and that it was affecting herself and her youngsters mentally.

She informed the committee on 24 January: “My daughter is unable to go to bed without hearing the constant thud. It’s affecting us mentally. Once you hear that constant thudding, you can’t unhear it.”

Penthouse Playrooms describes itself as a “one of a kind swingers paradise and members-only club just outside of London” and was formally often called ‘Arousals’.

Penthouse Playrooms is a swingers and members-only membership in Dunstable

A council report says the membership is presently licenced to play recorded music from 11pm to midnight on Thursdays and from 11pm to 3am on Friday and Saturdays to audiences of lower than 500 folks.

The licensing sub-committee was additionally informed by the venue’s consultant that measures have been taken to rectify issues and {that a} noise limiter – which cuts out music if it exceeds a sure stage – is in operation.

The consultant additionally added that quantity ranges had been “set by environmental protection and are considered acceptable”.

However, Ms Ridgley mentioned: “Since the refurbishment in 2021 from Arousals, we’ve suffered with the music every weekend.

“We appreciate things have been done, although unfortunately it hasn’t stopped the noise. It’s better than it was, but we’re still being disturbed on a weekly basis. The music has been played beyond 3am more than once.”

At the assembly’s conclusion, no modifications to the present licence had been made. Tracey Pattie, from the native authority’s public safety group, mentioned: “The limiter was checked twice and found to be working. There’s no statutory nuisance.”

The Independent has contacted Penthouse Playrooms for a remark.