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Noise and vibration monitoring consultants

Ministry of Defence - Test Range Noise & Vibration Study

Southdowns has been appointed to undertake a noise and vibration monitoring study, in some of the communities around the MOD Pendine and MOD Shoeburyness military test facilities. QinetiQ, which operates the ranges on behalf of the Ministry of Defence ( MOD ) has, at the request of the MOD , commissioned this independent Study, to determine the possible effects of damaging noise and vibration effects which may result from the test evaluation and training support activities carried out on the Ranges. The study requires the monitoring or sound pressure, air overpressure and groundborne vibration at multiple locations of interest in...

Receptor noise measurements

Newhaven Port

Southdowns was commissioned by H Ripley & Co to undertake source term and receptor noise measurements to construct a calibrated noise model. The model was used to predict the acoustic benefit of a number of noise mitigation options to inform a cost benefit analysis of each option during loading of the scrap pile and boat, at a scrap metal storage and export facility. Southdowns was selected due to its expertise in noise modelling and optioneering of optimum mitigation strategies with the best value. Southdowns familiarity with waste loading and port operational processes, local acoustic environment and previous involvement on compliance...

Rail noise, vibration, dust and air quality monitoring

Thameslink - London Bridge Station Redevelopment

Southdowns was commissioned by Costain as Environmental Monitoring Specialists to undertake noise, vibration, dust and air quality monitoring for the London Bridge Station Redevelopment, with partial demolition and reconfiguration of the station and platforms, during 24/7 working. Southdowns was selected due to its expertise and experience in monitoring and assessment across acoustic and air quality disciplines. Extensive environmental monitoring is required to ensure sensitive receptors including hospitals and residential uses are not adversely affected. Monitoring is also deployed to ensure the operation of the station was not compromised by the works. The total value of the contract to Costain is...