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Leathermarket Court: What's it like to live there now?

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Thursday 12 April 2012 11.53pm
I see from old posts (2007/2008) that crime used to be a problem here. Is that still the case?

Any other issues prospective residents should be wary of? Noise from the Shard, etc.?

Many thanks.
Friday 13 April 2012 8.15am
Overall its a great place to live with lots of space and gardens and reasonably well maintained. There have been problems with sporadic thefts of bicycles over the years and there is a problem with people (residents, visitors and complete strangers) forcing the security gates....often to park their vehicles in the car park. Other than those issues it seems OK....with noise pollution not a major problem for such an inner city development (noise from construction of The Shard now seems to have ended.
Friday 3 August 2012 2.26pm
Thanks Urbanite. Where do people who live there usually park their bikes? We're moving from somewhere with a bike shed to Leathermarket Court in a couple of months - is there a bike rack or do people put them in their flats or the stairwells?

Thanks
Monday 6 August 2012 8.32am
There are 2 sets of bike stands - one covered and one not - for about 20 or so bikes in total
Tuesday 7 August 2012 10.55am
OK, thanks. Sounds like they're not fantastically secure, so a plan B might be required!

Best wishes

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