Useful Links

Where to find out more about noise

Organisations concerned with aspects of noise

Campaign to Protect Rural England
Campaigning to protect quiet countryside from noise creep
Tel: 020 7981 2800
Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales
Tel: 01938 552525

Noise Abatement Society
Working to reduce the impact of noise on society
Tel:01273 823 850
Twitter @noise_abatement

The UK Noise Association
Democratic, non charitable campaigning organisation
Twitter @cutnoise

UK Environmental Law Association
Network for anyone interested in environmental law.
Useful legal advice on dealing with noise problems here
Twitter @UKELA_Law

Institute of Acoustics
Professional association for acousticians and supporters of Noise Action Week
Tel: 01727 848195
Twitter: @ioauk

Citizens Advice Bureau
Charity providing free, confidential and independent advice from local branches

UK Dispute Mediation
Searchable database of UK mediation services

Government Links

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Noise and Nuisance Policy
Tel: 08459 33 55 77

Department of Environment Northern Ireland
Environmental Policy Division
Tel: 028 9025 7374

Welsh Assembly Government
Environment and Sustainable Development
Tel (English): 0300 0603300 or 0845 010 3300.
Tel (Welsh): 0300 0604400 or 0845 010 4400.
Email: DeshWebCorrespondence@Wales.GSI.Gov.UK

Noise and Health

British Tinnitus Association
Charity promoting awareness of tinnitus
Tel: 0845 4500 321

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Professional association for environmental health officers
Tel: 0207 928 6006

Health and Safety Executive
Tel: 0207 717 6250
Guidance on Noise for the Music and Entertainment Industry
For information on HSE Noise Policy

Hearing Concern LINK
Charity dedicated to improving quality of life for adults with hearing difficulty
Tel: 01323 638230 (voice)
07526 123255 (text)

The National Deaf Children’s Society
Charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with hearing difficulty
Tel: 0808 800 8880 (voice and text)

Royal National Institute for Deaf People
Charity promoting interests of the deaf and hard of hearing
Tel: 0808 808 0123

Aviation Noise

Aviation Environment Federation
Tel: 020 7248 2223

Strategic Aviation Special Interest Group (SASIG)
Consortium of local authorities concerned about aircraft
Tel: 020 8541 9459


Royal Environmental Health Institute Scotland
Tel: 0131 225 6999

Scottish Mediation Network

Searchable database of mediation services in Scotland.

The Scottish Government
Department responsible for noise and nuisance
Tel: 08457 741741