Frequently Asked Questions - Noise Surveys
What is a BS8233 noise survey?
The local authority may request a noise survey carried out to BS8233 standards for your planning application. BS8233 is a British standard which identifies appropriate internal and external noise levels for bedrooms, living spaces and gardens for day time and night time. It also provides guidance on sound insulation design.
What is a BS4142 noise survey?
BS4142 is a method of rating of industrial noise, required to investigate the impact of a noise source that is located or is proposed to be located close to any residential dwellings. You may be required to carry out a day time or a night time BS4142 noise assessment by the local authority.
How much does a noise survey cost?
We carry out a number of different types of noise survey on projects of varying size so costs can vary. However, we pride ourselves on being competitive and providing you with cost-effective solutions. Our noise surveys are based on a flat fee with no hidden extra charges. Get in touch to discuss your requirements and get a fast quotation.
How long does it take to carry out a noise survey?
Dependent on the project and the type of noise survey, but we aim to carry out your noise survey and produce your report within two weeks of instruction. However, if you have a specific tight deadline, we will endeavour to meet it!