Help with Noise Nuisance in Kent

noise nusiance in kent

Help with Noise Nuisance in Kent

Kent was once known as the Garden of England; a name that might suggest peace and tranquility. However, with a population of just under 2 million Kent is far from being tranquil. Almost anyone can be a victim of noise nuisance in Kent. Do not fear though, help is here for anyone living with neighbour noise problems.

The local authorities of Kent are:

  • Ashford Borough Council
  • Canterbury City Council
  • Dartford Borough Council
  • Dover District Council
  • Gravesham Borough Council
  • Maidstone Borough Council
  • Sevenoaks District Council
  • Shepway District Council
  • Swale Borough Council
  • Thanet District Council
  • Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Each one of Kent’s districts are served by our environmental health noise nuisance service. If you are based in Kent and are suffering from a noise pollution or neighbour nuisance issue then you can use our Knowledge Base resource to help you tackle any noise problem you may have.

Much of the population of Kent is concentrated in the towns. In order of decreasing size (population) the cities and towns of Kent include:

  • Maidstone
  • Gillingham
  • Dartford
  • Chatham
  • Ashford
  • Rochester
  • Margate
  • Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Gravesend
  • Canterbury
  • Folkestone
  • Sittingbourne
  • Dover
  • Ramsgate
  • Tonbridge

If you are located in one of Kent’s cities or towns you are more likely to suffer from a noise issue as the population density in these areas is quite high (meaning that people live in close proximity to each other). Those people may also experience problems with commercial or licensed premises. However, noise can be a problem for those living in the rural parts of Kent too.

Are you affected by noise nuisance in Kent? Tell us about your experience.