Increasing public awareness of noise has become a significant issue in society.

The EU environmental noise directive and its ambient noise mapping guide the planning of new urban development, taking care to ensure noise sensitive areas, such as residential properties situated close to traffic and industry, are included in plans.  Construction noise and vibration is assessed to minimise or prevent disturbance.  Our acoustic experts advise on the full range of environmental noise and vibration issues including:

  • Design advice
  • Environmental noise or vibration measurement surveys  
  • Detailed modelling and prediction  
  • Assessment of potential impacts  
  • Recommendations for mitigation