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Noise annoyance in central London

A. C. McKennell

Noise annoyance in central London

a survey made in 1961 for the Building Research Station

by A. C. McKennell

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Published by Government Social Survey in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.C. McKennall and E.A. Hunt.
ContributionsHunt, E. E., Great Britain. Building Research Station., Great Britain. Social Survey.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19906978M

The results show a shift in aircraft noise annoyance in comparison to dose-response curves generated from meta-analyses including older studies. London, Maastricht, Munich,   Opinion; It’s important that Scotland protects its tradition of literary and artistic freedom The government is proposing to extend its criminal law protection for new groups, including the elderly.

noise annoyance, sleep disturbance and general health. Mean (SD) of subjects’ general health, noise annoyance, sleep disturbance according to demographic and back-ground variables are presented in Table 2. After a preliminary review of data, response variables between different age, work experience and noise expos-. When not properly assessed, prolonged exposure to noise can be the cause of many issues for human health, such as sleep disorders [], learning impairment [2,3,4], hypertension [5,6], cardiovascular and respiratory diseases [7,8,9,10,11], and annoyance [12,13,14].Political and scientific attention on the subject grew in when the European Directive /49/EC (END) [] obliged the member.

  Hundreds of coach drivers have been honking their horns in central London in a bid to draw attention to the crisis facing the industry due to coronavirus. The Honk For Hope protest has seen around coaches from across the country make their way to Parliament Square in convoy. Met Police issued a warning to the demonstrators after complaints about the noise were made from the Palace of. Noise remains a potent degrader of health in many global contexts, capable of inducing severe annoyance and sleep disturbance. An epidemiological study was undertaken to compare noise annoyance and health-related quality of life of individuals residing close to a major international airport or wind turbine complex with those located in demographically matched areas.


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Noise annoyance in central London by A. C. McKennell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The results show that the annoyance after exposure to noise was not closely related to the general neurophysiological sensitivity, measured as discomfort threshold for noise, heat, cold and light; or to the heart rate reaction or discomfort after exposure to impulse noise.

The annoyance was highly correlated with Noise annoyance in central London book reported noise Cited by: About 58% of the workers experienced a moderate or high degree of noise annoyance. Only % and % of the workers aware about the health effects of noise and the methods of prevention respectively and awareness was positively associated with noise exposure.

Few workers (%) used the hearing protection devices during the working time. Journals & Books; Help A. MCKENNELL and E.

HUNT Noise Annoyance in Central London. London: Government Social Survey, SS INDIVIDUAL NOISE ANNOYANCE DIFFERENCES TRACOR, INC. NASA-CR N Community reaction to airport noise, Volume 1. Cited by: Noise annoyance in Central London: a survey made in for the Building Research Station.

Supplemental Notes: Photocopy; Authors: McKennell, A CCited by: 5. A 5 to 7 dB(A) lower aircraft noise level (within the range of L den = 50 to 70 dB(A)) caused the same annoyance in northern and central European subjects as indicated by the exposure–response curve used in the European Community for the prediction of noise annoyance (European Commission Working Group on Dose–Effect Relations, ).Cited by:   The measurement shown in Figure 10 proves what the residents claimed, as indicated in Table 7, i.e., the daytime periods from 4 to 6 a.m.

and 6 to 8 a.m., and the nighttime period from 10 p.m. to midnight are the periods of greatest annoyance due to train noise.

37% of the respondents stated that the noise between 4 and 6 a.m. was the most. The difference in annoyance in favour to railway noise is derived as 10 dB (A) concerning the annoyance at night and about 5 dB (A) concerning the annoyance at daytime.

View Show abstract. Background. Noise exposure is considered a stressor that may potentially exert negative health effects among the exposed individuals.

On a population basis, the most prevalent and immediate response to noise is annoyance, which is an individually experienced phenomenon that may activate physiological stress-responses and result in both physical and mental symptoms. • 15 A. HOof do you th~nk other people round here feel about this.

liould you say they feel less strongly or more strongly than you do?:le. • j 2 Le ss st rongly. More strongly. The same • • • 3 Don I t KnOVI • • • • 4- B.

Aircraft noise annoyance around London (Heathrow) airport. MIL RESEARCH LIMITED Second Survey,of Aircraft Noise around London (Heathrow) Airport. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

AUBREE Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bdtiment Report (no number). Annoyance due to train noise (in French).

Second survey of aircraft noise annoyance around London (Heathrow) Airport. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. SANDO and V.

BATTY Social Trends 5, Road traffic and the environment. RAILWAY NOISE ANNOYANCE 7. A- C. McKENNELL Aircraft Noise Annoyance Around London (Heathrow) Airport. For most people, excessive noise is an irritation.

But for those living with PTSD, it can cause the central nervous system to kick into overdrive, sending cortisol and adrenaline levels skyward. The fact that dB(C) and dB (D) are shown to be better predictors of annoyance is also in agreement with the findings of Kjellberg and Goldstein ().

The correlations between weighted noise levels and annoyance are somewhat higher than those gen- erally found in studies of noise annoyance in residen- tial areas. However, they are still rather. Traffic noise is considered as one of the important sources of noise pollution that adversely effects on human health and social welfare.

3,4 Traffic noise causes various effects on physical and mental, daily activities and sleep disturbances, hearing loss, annoyance and may affect job performance.

5 Noise can adversely affect work and mental. Harlots is the latest period drama to get an airing on BBC Two but rather than following the lives of the aristocracy, it focusses on the colourful courtesans of the 18th century.

Set init. Couple sue over neighbour's noisy wooden floor A couple yesterday launched legal action claiming their lives had been made hell by the clicking of heels on the hard floor of the £5m apartment.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: MIL Research. Second survey of aircraft noise annoyance around London (Heathrow) Airport. London, H.M.S.O.,   Noise maps were also calculated showing noise pollution generated by the train traffic. In addition - annoyance of the residents - affected by railway noise, was evaluated based on interviews.

Noise health effects are the physical and psychological health consequences of regular exposure to consistent elevated sound from traffic, in particular, is considered by the World Health Organization to be one of the worst environmental stressors for humans, second only to air pollution.

Elevated workplace or environmental noise can cause hearing impairment, tinnitus. Wind power has been harnessed as a source of power around the world.

Debate is ongoing with respect to the relationship between reported health effects and wind turbines, specifically in terms of audible and inaudible noise.

As a result, minimum setback distances have been established world-wide to reduce or avoid potential complaints from, or potential effects to, people living in. Wind turbine noise, annoyance and self-reported health and well-being in different living environments Article (PDF Available) in Occupational and environmental medicine 64(7) August   Her Sloane Square store in London's Chelsea reopened in late July after lockdown restrictions were lifted, but the Mayfair boutique, also in central London, remains temporarily closed.

Retail prices at Sophia Webster range from £ for trainers to £ for embellished heels. Long-term annoyance with noise is slightly, but statistically significantly, higher in the summer than in the winter. Analyses of 41 other surveys drawn from diverse countries, climates, and times of year also provide evidence that noise annoyance varies over the year, is increased by temperature, and may be increased by more sunshine, less.