The Noise Insulation Scheme was set up as part of the planning conditions for our redevelopment. We donate into a fund for property owners in the local area to insulate their property. We put in secondary glazing, high-performance double glazing and ventilation units up to a cost of £3,000 per property. We will get in contact with those that have been selected each year. By adding noise insulation it means they can get a bit of a break inside their homes and also the ventilation units mean they don’t have to open their windows to get fresh air into the house. F.or airport transfer services just click on link
The areas we are tageting at the moment are those closest to the airport in both Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. I’ve had new windows in with the new widths in the panes which will reduce the noise and then they are going to put in ventilation units which drag air in and the one above takes it out which creates circulation in the room and means I can have all the windows shut in the summer when it gets hot and the room will still be cool and the noise will be shut out.
It’s a great idea. How can you complain about noise if you have been given an opportunity to decrease that noise and you don’t take it. I don’t get that! The scheme is great. I’m so pleased to get it. I’ve been told that there will be a follow-up later on in the year just to see everything is alright which is a good thing as well. The airport took it all on and is doing all the work and supplied everything.
It’s fantastic really to think that the airport do that. As a growing airport we know our operations can have an impact on our local communities and we’re trying our best to reduce those impacts as much as possible and be a good neighbour. The Noise Insulation Scheme is just one way that we’re trying to do that.