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Crossrail C510 Whitechapel and Liverpool Street Station Tunnels

This project is the 2018 Association of Noise Consultants ( ANC ) Award Winner in the Environmental Noise Category. 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...

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...

Baseline noise study of DXB noise emissions

Dubai International Airport

Southdowns was commissioned to install an unattended noise monitoring system in and around Dubai International Airport ( DXB ) and to undertake a baseline noise study of DXB noise emissions over a 6 month period. The baseline noise study forms part of an Environmental Social Impact Assessment ( ESIA ) and the determination of environmental conditions around DXB during the initial phase of DXB’s Strategic Plan 2020. Ten unattended noise monitoring station were setup to monitor air traffic arriving into and departing from DXB. The noise monitoring stations were installed at the end of each runway and within the grounds...