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Environmental Noise Pollution

Noise is unwanted or harmful sound. Environmental noise comes from transport (roads, railways, air traffic) and industry.  It may occur in combination with air pollution.

Environmental noise does not include noise from domestic activities, neighbours, workplaces or military activities. 

More Information

Noise and Soundscape Action Plan 2018-2023

Sound Advice on Noise 

For help to deal with noise from neighbours and commercial premises contact your local authority, usually this is the environmental health section.