Residential Development Noise Surveys

Noise Surveys for Residential Developments

Residential Developments

Has the Local Planning Authority asked you to submit a noise assessment with your planning application? We have many years of experience in helping clients through the noise aspects of the planning process.

New build or material change of use residential developments near transportation sources (road, rail, aircraft), industrial premises or entertainment venues is likely to trigger the requirement for a Noise Impact Assessment.

The assessment typically requires a noise survey to quantify the baseline noise climate at the proposed site and surrounding area.  With this site-specific information, the potential noise impact on the future occupants of the dwellings at the development site can be assessed.  Noise levels must be controlled to an acceptable level, both internally and externally, to provide comfortable living conditions and avoid sleep disturbance.

Call us today on 01502 732733 or send us a message below to discuss your construction and demolition noise survey requirements.

New Build and Change of Use
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Bespoke Reports for your Development
Tailored Advice and Guidance

New Build Developments

New residential development may also need to be considered in terms of noise impact on existing residents and sensitive premises in the area.

You may already have been granted planning consent but planning conditions have been imposed related to noise. We are very experienced at providing the appropriate information to ensure there are no problems in getting the conditions discharged and ensuring there are no costly delays.

In response to our instruction we will provide a technical report fully considering  your proposed development, ensuring you will meet the necessary acoustic requirements. Residential noise survey reports include advice on the layout and orientation of the proposed dwellings, acoustic screening and a detailed sound insulation scheme for the dwellings (including facade, roof, glazing and ventilation specifications).

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simply call 01502 732733.

Association of Noise Consultants

Independent Environmental Consultancy are full members of the Association of Noise Consultants and will fully consider your development in terms of relevant British Standards and World Health Organisation Guidelines.

  • Independent multi-disciplinary consultancy also offering acoustic design, accredited sound insulation testing (Approved Document E), vibration and air quality assessments
  • Experienced and Qualified Consultants
  • Full members of the Association of Noise Consultants
  • CSCS Safety Approved

Standards & Guidance for Residential Development

BS 8233:2014 ‘Guidance on Sound Insulation and Noise Reduction for Buildings’

Professional Practice Guidance on Planning and Noise (ProPG)

Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide

WHO ‘Guidelines for Community Noise’

BS 4142:2014+A1: 2019 ‘Methods for rating and assessing industrial and commercial sound’

Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)

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Get in touch with us today to discuss your next project. We can help you with all types of noise, acoustic, vibration and air quality testing to support the success of your next project. Call 01502 732733 or click the contact button to send a message.

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