On 13th May, the Government have announced that councils should allow extended working hours – up until 9 pm – on some construction sites in urban areas. Click here to read the full update.
There is an inherent risk that without a suitable consent, noise nuisance and enforcement action under the Control of Pollution Act could be brought against the contractor.
BAP can assist by helping to apply for prior consent under a Section 61 agreement. This helps to prevent the local authority starting enforcement action provided the contractor is complying with their Section 61 consent. If you are interested in this, please contact us for more information.