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Loudspeakers in the street

Noise from loudspeakers used for advertising in the street may cause a statutory nuisance  within the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

There are also circumstances under which this activity is a direct offence under section 62 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974.

Before you make a formal complaint we strongly recommend you read our guidance notes on making a complaint.

We will need to know exactly where the activity is taking place and when it may be witnessed by our officers.

Any other information such as the name of company is involved, what is being advertised and how would be helpful.