To ensure the community can enjoy sporting and community facilities such as gymnasiums it’s important to consider noise and its impact. This could also be a planning requirement.
Potential noise sources could be people shouting, sporting activities such as impact noise from hockey and plant noise from Sports halls and generators.
We were the lead technical author of the Sport England noise and acoustic guidance for the use of Artificial Grass Pitches (AGP). The guidance was developed through comprehensive noise surveys, analysis of current guidance for other community and sporting uses, 3D noise modelling and discussions with the client.
The guidance is available here and was published in August 2015 by Sport England as their Acoustic Design Guidance Note.
We also have considerable experience in the assessment of other sporting uses such as MUGA, motor sport, clay pigeon shooting and other outdoor pursuit activities such as quad biking. With the countryside enjoying a high number of noise generating outdoor pursuits, it’s important to ensure its residents are not adversely affected by these activities.
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