This section provides information and links on what Reigate and Banstead Environmental Health Services can do and the role of other agencies in respect of a range of noise disturbances.
Noise is defined as unwanted sound.
Something that is noise to one person may not be to another.
There are many causes of noise disturbance and many controls - although not every noise disturbance has a remedy in law.
The local authorities play a key role in noise control across the United Kingdom.
This page provides information and links on what Reigate and Banstead Environmental Health Services can do and the role of other agencies in respect of a range of noise disturbances.
If having browsed this site you feel that you have a complaint about noise which the Environmental Health Services division may be able to assist you with you may make a complaint by completing a nuisance form.
Follow the following links for more information on:
Noise from transportation
- Road traffic
- Rail noise
- Car alarms
- Vehicle exhaust noise
- Off road motorcycle noise
- Car stereos
- Ice cream van chimes
- Intruder alarms on houses, commercial buildings and other premises
- Disturbance from entertainments and sporting activity
- Industrial and commercial plant, premises and activity
- Advertising using loudspeakers in the street
- Working environments
- Noise levels within clubs, pubs cinemas etc
- Advice to reduce noise in your home
- Advice for owners of intruder alarms
- Advice for developers/managers of plant and sites
- Is your dog barking too much? (PDF, DEFRA website)
- Advice on what is 'Statutory Nuisance'
Last updated : 25/09/2009