NUISANCE drivers using a business park for car meets have left companies and residents furious after CCTV footage captured them drifting and causing mayhem.

One business at Adanac Park in Nursling said that 300 to 400 people have been seen attending the events that first started two weeks ago.

CCTV footage shared with the Daily Echo shows motorists doing doughnuts around a lamppost at the site with dozens of people standing around with their vehicles.

Daily Echo: CCTV of the car meet at Adanac ParkCCTV of the car meet at Adanac Park

At one point a drifting driver comes close to onlookers, the footage shows.

Residents in the area have said they can’t sleep, with businesses left spending hours cleaning the site littered with beer bottles and tyres left behind.

One business, which did not want to be named, told the Echo: “For the last few weeks we have been having cars coming in and going crazy.

“Drinking, doing doughnuts. Tyres are being destroyed. They have come back every night since.

“All of our car park has been damaged. They’re there from 10pm until about midnight.

"They almost took out a lamppost yesterday and they even bring chairs to sit there.”

Attendees at the events are understood to be gaining entry via the main gate to the site, which is normally closed at 10pm each night.

Despite this though, they are using tactics to open the gates, sparking calls to police who have attended the events.

A police spokesperson said: “We were called at 10.57pm on Saturday, May 7 to a report of a car meet involving 10 to 15 cars at Adanac Park in Nursling. Officers did attend and spoke to those present.

“A further call was made to us at the same time the following evening, reporting that car engine noises could be heard in the Adanac Park area.

“If motorists drive dangerously, whether that’s through speeding, racing or drifting close to bystanders, then we can take action, including seizing vehicles and arrest.

“We continue to proactively monitor information and intelligence, work closely with partners and landowners and would remind organisers of events that they must seek permission of the landowner and the district or city council.”

Ward councillor for the area, Philip Bundy, took to social media after a resident contacted him complaining that they couldn’t sleep as a result.

He told the Echo: “I understand it has affected quite a few residents in that area.

"Someone has also observed plumes of black smoke in the area as a result of this.”

Commenting on a resident’s Facebook post about the car meets, the councillor added: “As soon as a resident reported this to me, I contacted the owners of Adanac.

“They have arranged for security officers to be on duty. Improvements will be made to the security of the main gate.

“Video evidence has also been obtained of last weekend's events.”

Anyone with concerns or information on any criminal activity taking place are being asked to call police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Vehicle crime reports can also be made through Hants SNAP at

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