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Here are 20 Edinburgh postcode areas ranked by the fewest to highest number of noise complaints

Barking dogs, the Royal Military Tattoo and even the chimes of an ice cream van were among 1,160 noise complaints made to the City of Edinburgh Council in 2018.

The information, released under freedom of information laws, also reveals the number of noise complaints recorded in each of Edinburgh’s 20 postcode areas which fall within the city council’s jurisdiction - EH1 to EH17 and EH28 to EH30. The addresses for some of the data have not been verified and these complaints have been ommitted from this list. Here is a list of the recorded number of noise complaints by postcode in Edinburgh, ranked in order.

7 complaints recorded in the postcode covering Newbridge and Ratho. These were for a mix of entertainment noise and commercial noise. Pic: Ian Georgeson

5. EH28

7 complaints recorded in the postcode covering Newbridge and Ratho. These were for a mix of entertainment noise and commercial noise. Pic: Ian Georgeson
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9 complaints made in the area covering Granton and Trinity. These were mainly commercial noise complaints, and one car alarm. Pic: Scott Louden

6. EH5

9 complaints made in the area covering Granton and Trinity. These were mainly commercial noise complaints, and one car alarm. Pic: Scott Louden
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12 complaints in the area covering Portobello and Duddingston. These were a mix of commercial and construction noise complaints. Pic: Lisa Ferguson

7. EH15

12 complaints in the area covering Portobello and Duddingston. These were a mix of commercial and construction noise complaints. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
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13 complaints in the area covering Marchmont and the Grange up to Blackford. These were mainly commercial noise complaints, as well as complaints about barking dogs. Pic: Jon Savage

8. EH9

13 complaints in the area covering Marchmont and the Grange up to Blackford. These were mainly commercial noise complaints, as well as complaints about barking dogs. Pic: Jon Savage
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