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Noise and vibration specialists

Bond Street Station Upgrade - London Underground

In 2010, Costain/Laing O’Rourke (CoLOR) appointed Southdowns as the noise and vibration specialists for the Bond Street Station Upgrade ( BSSU ) project. The BSSU project incorporates the construction of a new station entrance, new escalator hall, the construction of lifts to enable step free access to station platforms, a link to the newly constructed Crossrail station and the improvement of connections between London Underground (LU) lines. The surface area of site is located on Oxford Street, opposite the current entrance to Bond Street Station. The compound is enclosed amongst receptors that are sensitive to noise and vibration inducing works....

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...

Vibration propagation monitoring

Glaxo Smith Kline - Dust Monitoring

Southdowns was commissioned by PM Group to undertake continuous unattended noise, vibration and dust monitoring during the construction of a new Augmentin Bulk Sterile facility at GlaxoSmithKline’s pharmaceutical manufacturing premise in Worthing, West Sussex. The new facility will be used to produce the Augmentin antibiotic medicine. The construction of the facility is being built over a c. 24 month construction programme, with the Augmentin Bulk Sterile facility becoming operational by 2017. The unattended environmental monitoring was established to monitor PM Group’s construction noise emissions during ground preparation, excavation, ground compaction and piling activities. The unattended noise monitoring units were established...