Environmental Acoustics

Navigating the Complexities of Urban and Industrial Noise

At Heyda Ltd, our expertise lies in accurately assessing and managing environmental noise from sources like industry and traffic. Our focus is on mitigating the impact of these noise sources on communities, ensuring a more peaceful urban living experience.

Our Services

1. Environmental Noise Monitoring:
Our environmental noise monitoring services involve precise measurement and analysis of ambient noise levels. This data is crucial for planning, compliance, and addressing community noise concerns.

2. Acoustic Modelling and Mapping:
Using advanced modelling techniques, we create acoustic maps that predict and visualise the impact of noise across different environments. This is invaluable for urban planning, environmental impact assessments, and public consultation processes.

3. Noise Impact Assessments:
We conduct detailed noise impact assessments for various developments, ensuring that your projects comply with environmental regulations and standards. Our assessments are critical in identifying potential noise issues and devising effective mitigation strategies.

4. Construction Noise and Vibration Management:
We provide comprehensive solutions for managing noise and vibration during construction projects. Our focus is on minimising disruption to nearby communities and adhering to regulatory guidelines.


In accordance with ProPG, BS 8233 and WHO guidelines, accounting for Building Regulation ADO requirements.

Plant, Logistics, Commercial

In accordance with BS 4142 to achieve compliance with Local Authority requirements.


In accordance with BS 5228 and applicable to Section 61 Prior Consent Applications.


Road Traffic

In accordance with DMRB LA 111 using the CRTN methodology.


Sports and Leisure

In accordance with guidance such as the Sports England Artificial Grass Pitches Acoustics Guide.

Pubs and Clubs

In accordance with Local Authority guidance, best practice and considering the Agent of Change.

Water Facilities

In accordance with BS 4142 to achieve compliance with Local Authority requirements.


Renewable Energy

Wind in accordance with ETSU-R-97 and Solar & Battery Storage (BESS) in accordance with BS 4142.

Data Centres


Data Centres

We specialise in assessing and mitigating noise from cooling systems, power supplies, and other operational equipment. Our goal is to ensure these critical facilities operate within the required noise limits, minimizing impact on surrounding areas.

Residential Noise Impact Assessment

Urban Development and Planning

Our services are crucial in the early stages of urban development and planning, where we provide essential noise impact assessments to guide project development in harmony with the urban soundscape.


For residential areas, we assess and address noise impacts from nearby industrial, transportation, or urban development sources, ensuring a peaceful living environment for residents.


In the commercial sector, we focus on reducing the impact of external noise on business operations, enhancing the ambiance for customers and the working environment for employees.


Water projects, including water recycling centres and treatment plants, come with unique acoustic challenges. Our role is to assess and mitigate noise from machinery and operational activities, ensuring these essential facilities coexist harmoniously with their surrounding environments.

Education and Healthcare

For healthcare facilities, where tranquility is key, we assess and mitigate external noise sources to create suitable learning environments and restful and healing environment for patients and staff.

Our Approach

  • Innovative and Sustainable Practices: We use the latest technology and sustainable practices to assess and address environmental acoustic challenges.
  • Collaborative Engagement: We work in partnership with clients, regulatory bodies, and the community to find balanced solutions that satisfy all stakeholders.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring compliance with environmental noise regulations is at the forefront of our consultancy services.
  • Customised Solutions: Every environment is unique, and so are our solutions. We tailor our services to meet the specific needs of each project.

Why Heyda?

  • Expertise in Environmental Acoustics: Our team has extensive experience and a deep understanding of the complexities involved in environmental acoustics.
  • Proactive Problem Solving: We anticipate potential challenges and proactively develop solutions to address them effectively.
  • Commitment to Community and Environment: We are committed to protecting the well-being of communities and the natural environment through our specialised services.

Talk to us

If you’re facing challenges with environmental noise or vibration, get in touch with us. Let Heyda be your partner in creating environmentally sound solutions that benefit everyone.