Noise and Vibration

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Noise and Vibration Assessment

Most planning applications for new development (whether noise-generating or noise-sensitive) will need to be supported by a "Noise and Vibration Assessment". The assessment needs to demonstrate how the project will deliver sustainable development, in line with national and local planning policy objectives.

For larger scale projects, Noise and Vibration may need to be more formally assessed as part of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

The key to success for any development is early engagement. This enables the noise "risk" of a site to be carefully assessed and for masterplans to be developed holistically, implementing "good acoustic design" principles.

Once we have assisted you in securing planning permission for your development, we can also offer detailed acoustic design advice to discharge any planning conditions, and provide detailed design input through to practical completion of the project.

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Benefits of using Mayer Brown for your Noise and Vibration Assessment

The services we provide include:

We have a proven track record of supporting their clients’ development aspirations. Ranging from small scale infill plots to strategic urban extension delivering up to 7,000 new homes; changes of use secured through General Permitted Development rights and a wide variety of new industrial, commercial and entertainment uses taken from conception to completion.

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Noise and Vibration Case Studies

For examples of recent Noise and Vibration projects we have undertaken please view our case studies for, BerewoodWinter Gardens, Bournemouth - Mixed Use DevelopmentPLASDWR - Cardiff's 21st Centurt Garden CityCEMP - Waterlooville.

Whether your noise and vibration project is just at the ideas stage or if you have something more concrete, we would like to hear from you. Fill out the contact form below and we will be in touch.

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