Equipment noise can be the cause of noise complaints and onerous planning applications for proposed industrial and commercial ventures; Sound Planning conducts noise assessments for equipment noise, prepares acoustic reports and noise mitigation strategies to overcome complaints or finalise planning applications.

Examples of equipment noise include:

  • Workshop Equipment
  • Drills
  • Hammers
  • Grinders
  • Circular Saws
  • Ventilation Systems
  • Extraction Systems
  • Fans
  • Chillers
  • Condensers
  • Duct Systems
  • Cranes
  • Vehicles
  • Piling
  • Generator Noise

Sound Planning is experienced with many types of equipment noise, measurement protocol and methodology, and submitting acoustic reports to local authorities.

Equipment noise is usually assessed within the following Bristish Standards:

  • BS4142: 1997 - Rating Industrial noiseaffecting mixed residential and industrial areas.
  • BS5228: 2009 - Noise and vibration control on construction and open sites.


  • The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.

Please contact Sound Planning with any equipment noise enquiries:

TEL: 01252 711972

email: enquiries