Noise & Vibration Assessment

Our specialist teams have many years’ experience undertaking Noise and Vibration assessments to deliver development aspirations. We work closely with our clients and regulators to deliver sustainable developments in line with national and local policy requirements.

Our services comprise the following:

  • Assessments fully compliant with planning guidance and British Standards including but not limited to National Planning Policy Framework, PPG 24, BS4142, BS8233, BS7445, BS5228, BS6472, Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and World Health Organisation Guidance;
  • Assessment of all environmental noise and vibration sources including road, rail, aircraft, construction activities, commercial and industrial noise. All significant noise sources present on the site will be assessed;
  • Appropriate and practical noise mitigation solutions including façade treatments and window specification, barrier and bund design, compliant construction details and site layout advice to minimise noise impact;
  • Comprehensive chapters and technical appendices for Environmental Statements or Environmental Impact Assessments;
  • Detailed environmental noise modelling and noise contouring for any noise source or project scale;
  • Support from an in-house Transportation /Infrastructure team;
  • Professional and practical acoustic advice and negotiations with Local Authorities, with Clients’ costs and considerations in mind.

 

Please contact Matthew Richmond for further information.

Air Quality

Our specialist team of air quality scientists have many years of experience in assessing air quality as part of both planning and LAQM processes. We have significant knowledge of both the relevant policy and technical constraints which enables us to carry out the most appropriate and accurate assessment for each project. This supports our work towards delivering healthy, sustainable air quality outcomes for our clients and the areas they work within. All of our air quality team are members of the IAQM.

Our services include the following:

  • Due diligence and constraints reports
  • Assessment of traffic and or energy centre emissions for planning
  • Modelling traffic, energy centre and industrial emissions
  • Construction dust assessment – including recommendations for mitigation
  • Dust Management Plans
  • Air Quality Neutral
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Air quality and dust monitoring and data ratification
  • Odour Assessment
  • Preliminary / Further Air Quality Assessment for large scale London developments
  • LAQM assessments including Annual Status Reports and Detailed Assessment

 

Please contact Flo Kirk- Lloyd for further information.