BS5228 Control of Construction Noise

BS5228 Explained

The scope of the BS5228 is to recommend methods for controlling noise and vibration related to construction and open site operations, which produce significant noise levels. BS5228 allows evaluation of the possible effects of noise and vibration to those who are exposed to it, therefore recommend actions that should be taken to assure an effective establishment of liaison among the developers, site operators and local authorities can be established.

What does Building Compliance Testing offer?

We use only the best equipment and software to monitor noise, vibration and dust from building sites in London and the Southeast. This helps us avoid downtimes and costly delays to site works.

We provide a full package of acoustic consultancy services related to construction and demolition noise and vibration, including:

  • Continuous or attended monitoring of construction and demolition noise, vibration and dust
  • Live reporting through an online portal for clients and contractors
  • SMS or email alerts when trigger levels are exceeded
  • Advice on mitigation and environmental impact assessments (BS 5228ANC Guide)
  • Section 61 agreements
  • Noise modelling and mapping of noise from construction and demolition sites

Why use Building Compliance Testing?

Benefit from our established expertise in collaborating with planners, developers, architects, and Local Authorities to facilitate planning applications concerning noise and vibration.

Our seasoned acoustic consultants have a wealth of experience engaging with Local Authorities across projects of varying scales, from individual residences to large-scale national infrastructure ventures.

Leverage the expertise of our acoustic engineers, who bring extensive industry experience from senior roles within multinational engineering firms. This ensures you receive top-tier service without unnecessary overhead costs.

Rest assured, we are fully insured and hold full membership with the Institute of Acoustics, the premier national body for acoustic consultants, guaranteeing professionalism and quality assurance.

We cover London, Home Counties, East Anglia and the Southeast, including: London, Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire, Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk

Contact Us

Just give us a call on 01621 493594 , or email us at

Whether your requirements is for a domestic retrofit, residential or commercial development, to eco-build self-builders, Building Compliance Testing can support you from concept to completion by offering a one-stop-service service:

design reviews – site inspections – pretesting – site monitoring and diagnostics – site management training and education

Contact us today.