Stop Stansted Expansion launches practical guide to reporting aircraft noise nuisance
launched this week by Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE).
planes using Stansted Airport to report their concerns in a way which will help
lead to improvements to noise management and better track keeping in the future.
In some cases it could also lead to fines being imposed on airlines where they
break noise and track keeping rules.
striking distance of Stansted Airport and the spread of noise nuisance across
an ever larger area of the countryside over the last decade has woken up many
to the nightmare that would be created if the number of planes were to triple
with BAA’s plans for a second runway. Man-made sources of sound such as noise
from aircraft can affect quality of life, sleep, performance at school and even,
in some cases, health.
runs from 18-22 May to advise people on a host of neighbourhood noise issues.
magazines in Uttlesford and East Herts districts for distribution to households
across the community in the coming weeks and months. Others are expected to follow
Consultative Committee, said: "SSE follows up every complaint made to BAA via
the SSE website and in around a fifth of cases this yields something useful in
terms of our work to press the airport to improve its system of noise and track
keeping. We do, however, urge people to complain responsibly to avoid compromising
the overall noise picture statistics."
be viewed online at :
is plus an online form for reporting noisy or off-track aircraft to Stansted Airport
with a copy to SSE for its own investigation and follow up.
version of the front page of the leaflet are available on request from Carol Barbone
by parish, village and residents’ magazines spanning: Birchanger, the Easters
and Rodings, Elsenham, Finchingfield, the Five Parishes, the Hadhams, the Hallingbury’s,
Hatfield Broad Oak, Hatfield Heath, Henham, Puckeridge and Standon, Stansted,
Thorley and Widdington.