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Noise and vibration specialists

Crossrail C510 Whitechapel and Liverpool Street Station Tunnels

Southdowns was appointed as the noise and vibration specialists by the Balfour Beatty BeMO Alpine Morgan Sindall Vinci Joint Venture ( BBMV JV) in 2011 to manage the contractor’s requirements with respect to noise and vibration. The C510 contract is widely regarded by the project as one of the more complex tunnelling packages due in part to the close proximity of residential and non-residential noise and vibration sensitive receptors to the main tunnel support worksites. The total value of the contract to BBMV JV was c. £225m. The work has required complete familiarity with assessments of construction noise and vibration,...

Sussex University indoor air quality

University of Sussex - Indoor Air Quality Assessment

Southdowns was commissioned by the University of Sussex to investigate indoor air quality within an air conditioned office building following concerns from a staff member. An indoor air quality survey was undertaken to establish if there were any indoor air quality parameters that could be a cause for concern. The indoor air quality survey consisted of sample attended and unattended measurements of indoor air quality parameters temperature (°C), relative humidity (R. H. ), carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2) and Volatile Organic Compounds ( VOC ). The survey found that the offices had good indoor air quality with the exception...

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...