Vale council support Noise Action Week
Reducing neighbour noise will be the focus for the Vale of
Glamorgan Council during Noise Action Week (19-23 May).
Dealing with more than 850 noise complaints annually, the
council is using the event to raise awareness of the services
provided to tackle noise and the simple measures individuals can
take to solve problems. Housing associations and landlords will be
sent guidance and advice to issue to tenants.
The majority of noise complaints to the council arise from
domestic sources, and there are various contributory factors,
including different lifestyles of people living in close proximity,
amplified music and barking dogs.
Noise Action Week aims to:
• promote practical solutions to everyday noise problems;
• promote communication and consideration between
• support local authorities, housing organisations, mediation
services and others in informing the public of services available
to tackle noise problems, and
• educate and inform noise makers and noise sufferers about
Anyone suffering from noise or who would like to learn more
about relevant issues and how to address them can either visit the
noise pollution control web pages or
contact the authority's pollution control team on 01446 709105.