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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...

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...

Noise, dust and vibration management plan

London Wall Place

Southdowns was commissioned to complete a noise, dust and vibration management plan ( NDVMP ) by Brookfield Multiplex which was required for approval as a condition to planning. The management plan also included consideration of an appropriate monitoring strategy. Southdowns was also appointed to manage and report data from unattended environmental monitors surrounding the commercial development located within the City of London in close proximity to both commercial and residential sensitive receptors. Although there was an incumbent provider of noise, dust and vibration monitoring services already at site from the demolition phase, the London Borough would not approve the plan...