May 15, 2020

Extended Construction Site Working Hours, What do Contractors Need to do?

Following the Government’s Ministerial Statement on 13th May, directing local authorities to permit longer construction working hours, we anticipate many companies may wish to operate their sites for longer each day. An increase in working hours until 9pm or longer will help with the feasibility of social distancing on site, whilst allowing contractors to meet project timescales. Extended working hours are expected to be permitted for a number of months. However, provision for longer […]
May 14, 2020

What Do Lockdown Changes Mean for Noise and Vibration?

At the moment, the Prime Minister’s announcement of changes to the lockdown does not introduce any significant changes for Dragonfly Consulting. Our team will continue to work from home but are able to undertake all site-based work with appropriate precautions. We will be taking the same individual approach to considering the noise and vibration assessment needs of each site to determine if measurements can be undertaken or if a prediction-based approach is required in […]
April 17, 2020

Multi-Use Games Area

Dragonfly Consulting recently completed a noise impact assessment on behalf of a primary school in North Lincolnshire to assess the possible installation of a new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA). The MUGA will be used to ensure the children have a safe, year-round play space in which they can enhance their sporting abilities and have fun with their friends. Having completed numerous assessments of a similar scope recently, Dragonfly Consulting confidently and competently completed the […]
March 27, 2020

Gigs at De Montfort Hall

Dragonfly Consulting recently created an Events Noise Management Plan and undertook the subsequent Compliance Monitoring for the Gigs in the Garden event, hosted at De Montfort Hall in Leicester. The event boasted performances from big names such as Jax Jones, Busted, Professor Green and Kaiser Chiefs. The first stages of this project required us to identify and monitor at a number of noise sensitive receptors prior to the event to identify ambient levels. Subsequently, using […]
May 15, 2020

Extended Construction Site Working Hours, What do Contractors Need to do?

Following the Government’s Ministerial Statement on 13th May, directing local authorities to permit longer construction working hours, we anticipate many companies may wish to operate their sites for longer each day. An increase in working hours until 9pm or longer will help with the feasibility of social distancing on site, whilst allowing contractors to meet project timescales. Extended working hours are expected to be permitted for a number of months. However, provision for longer […]
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