Archives for Environment

Keswick Mountain Festival

Project: Provide noise management services at Keswick Mountain Festival Client: Keswick Mountain Festival Information 24 Acoustics is retained by Brand Events to provide noise management services at Keswick Mountain Festival.  The festival is one of the UK’s largest outdoor festivals and is held annually in May.  The festival combines outdoor activities within the beautiful backdrop...

Rehab Bar, Watford

Project: Rehab Bar, Watford Client: Optimus Leisure Information 24 Acoustics are well versed in working for applicants or statutory authorities and bring a truly balanced perspective to expert witness services. In 2013, Rehab Bar in Watford found its operational hours reduced after a license review by the local Licensing Sub Committee. The bar’s operators, Optimus...

Bullington Cross Wind Farm

Project: Bullington Cross Wind Farm Client: EDF Energy Renewables Information Providing acoustic consultancy services on an application to build fourteen 2.3MW wind turbines is a complex and detailed process at the best of times. To do so when the site in question falls within no fewer than three local authority boundaries calls for the very highest...

Havant Borough Council – Public Inquiry

Project: Scratchface Lane, Bedhampton- Public Inquiry Location: Havant Client: Havant Borough Council Information An application to construct a residential development of up to 65 dwellings on a site adjacent to the A3(M) motorway at Scratchface Lane, Bedhampton, was refused planning consent by Havant Borough planning committee members - despite having been recommended for approval by...

First Milk Wind Turbines

Project: First Milk Wind Turbines Client: First Milk Energy Ltd Information First Milk is the UK’s largest dairy farmer cooperative, with over 2,000 member farms nationwide. The organisation has devised a strategy to increase the sustainability of their members’ businesses by proposing to install wind turbines on selected sites. In order to meet the requirements...

Hills Waste Management

Project: Lower Compton Waste Recovery Park Client: Barratt Hills Waste Management Information Hills Waste Management approached 24 Acoustics in 2012 to provide the noise and vibration chapter for an environmental statement associated with the proposed redevelopment of their operations at Lower Compton Waste Recovery Park. With some activities ceasing and some new noise-generating operations proposed,...

Lakeside Energy from Waste

Project: Lakeside Energy from Waste Recycling Facility Location: Colnbrook Client: Lakeside Energy from Waste Ltd Information Lakeside Energy from Waste at Colnbrook, near Slough, is a joint venture between Grundon Waste and Viridor. The plant generates 37MW of electricity by processing and incinerating up to 410,000 tonnes of domestic waste per year. First involved with...

Southampton Biomass

Project: Southampton Biomass Location: Southampton Client: Helius Energy plc Information 24 Acoustics were contracted by Helius Energy in 2011 to undertake a noise impact assessment and provide the associated noise chapter of the environmental statement supporting the client’s proposal for a new biomass-fuelled 100MW energy generation plant in the Port of Southampton. Having undertaken background...

Bognor Regis Northern Relief Road

Project: Bognor Regis Northern Relief Road Location: Bognor Regis Client: Barratt Homes Information In 2006, Barratt Homes secured outline planning consent from the Secretary of State for the construction of approximately 700 new dwellings on a site at Felpham, Bognor. Barratt Homes then prepared a reserved matter planning application for the scheme, which included the...
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