Buskers are part of London's culture. However, if they are playing outside your home or work building at an unreasonable noise level or time, they can cause annoyance.
If you are being disturbed by a busker now call 020 7641 2000 (24 hours)
If you would like help and advice about noise or you want to report a busker who is not playing now please report the problem online. Do not use this link for noise happening now.
If you have complained about a busker, a member of the noise team will visit to assess whether we can serve a notice. If a notice is served, we can try and move the busker away from their pitch. Sometimes, if may be necessary to call for police support in certain circumstances.
During the Summer months we carry out regular pro - active busker patrols with the Metropolitan Police Service and the Westminster Wardens (resourses permitting) of the West End. This year (2011) over 20 notices were served and many more buskers were given advice during these multi agency operations.
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