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Noise from streetworks

Different rules apply for building work on or adjacent to the highway, generally the permitted hours are:

  • Monday to Saturday: 7.30am - 11pm*
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays: 9.30am - 11pm*

*no noisy work to be carried out after 10.30pm, due to local conditions these times may vary.

Contractors must ensure that noisy plant and equipment are not kept running when they are not being used, contractors must also keep the approaches to the sites clear and tidy. Permission to work on or adjacent to the highway must be sought from us in advance of the work.

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