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Value-adding assessment and management of noise and vibration risks above and below ground, so that you can get on with construction.

Noise and vibration during construction are a critical concern for any major development because of the potential effect on nearby businesses and residents. Failure to adequately assess and put in place appropriate control measures can lead to a site being closed down until appropriate management is put in place.

During 10 years as an acoustic consultancy, we have worked on numerous construction projects and have conducted over 1.5 million hours of unattended noise and vibration monitoring in major infrastructure projects and prepared more than 500 construction noise models and Section 61 applications.

Anderson Acoustics has the capability and competence to assess, manage and monitor noise and vibration impacts so you can focus on getting on with the construction.

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Anderson Acoustics have provided invaluable support to BFK on the Crossrail project... It is a pleasure working with such a professional team. BFK JV C300/410 Environment Manager

How we do it


Assessments are conducted in accordance with BS5228 (or other appropriate standard) and use advanced computer modelling techniques.

Best Practicable Means

Working closely with your construction team, Best Practicable Means (BPM) are developed within a Noise and Vibration Management Plan, which might include working practices, mitigation and monitoring. Air- and ground-borne noise and vibration impacts can be assessed, as well as site audits to share knowledge and highlight where improvements can be made to existing BPM practices.

Local Authority Consent

It may be appropriate to apply to the Local Authority for consent for the works under Section 61 of the Control of Pollution Act (CoPA). Providing operations are in accordance with the s61 consent, site activity is exempt from a stop notice under s60 of CoPA.

Noise at Work Monitoring

We provide measurement and monitoring of a workforce's daily noise exposure, as well as tailored health and safety action plans to reduce noise exposure in the workplace and meet noise at work regulations.


The requirement for noise and vibration monitoring of demolition and construction sites is becoming the norm around built-up areas. We offer specific solutions for attended and unattended noise and vibration monitoring to meet your specific requirements. A variety of monitoring systems can be offered that can send you an email or text alert on exceedances, or alternatively we can provide "live" systems connected to the internet.

Why Use Us?

Here are some of the ways that we can help in this sector. If you've got a project in mind, our contact details are below or you can send a message to the team directly using our contact form.

Extensive experience

Our broad experience has been accumulated through work on major infrastructure projects such as Crossrail, Thames Tideway Tunnel, Great Western Electrification and HS2, as well as numerous smaller projects. We are also used to working in airport environments, with an ongoing portfolio of work at Heathrow airport.


We use the latest software to model your construction and conduct robust assessments to support s61 consent applications. Our experience on the tunnelling works for the Crossrail project enable us to provide both airborne and groundborne noise and vibration impact assessments.

Effective and efficient monitoring and reporting

We can deploy and manage remote noise monitoring systems using our web-based application, thenoisemonitor.co.uk, which automatically takes care of reporting. Once approved, results are reported to local authorities via our secure website.


We understand that in construction time is money and delays are extremely costly. We work hard to ensure rapid turnaround within your reasonable timescale requests to ensure your project can progress as quickly as possible.

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