Noise mapping

Rule number 1 of PR announcements: make sure the thing you are launching is ready. I got excited about a news item on the ‘Today’ programme this morning; the Government is publishing noise maps for large parts of the country, available on the DEFRA website. Except the DEFRA maps aren’t there yet!
Frustratingly, London’s noise map has been taken down in favour of the (so far non-existent) DEFRA one.

There are noise maps for airports in England, these cover take off and landing noise, but not the flight paths. It’s flight path noise which is a growing issue for us in north London.

There are already noise maps for Scotland, Cardiff, and Northern Ireland. Meanwhile England expects….



  1. […] May, 2008 at 11:03 am · Filed under Going green ·Tagged DEFRA, noise mapping I blogged earlier that DEFRA had announced new noise maps were online, without actually putting them […]

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