The home site of the Round Hill Society, a community group of the residents of Round Hill in Brighton, England. The site contains information about the area, latest news and reflections on life in Round Hill.
Unreasonable noise, odour and breaches of operating license Where to complain about noise & odour Life near the Dump
The terms of Veolia's licence from The Environment Agency
The Council's planning conditions RE Veolia's WTS & MRF
Operating hours WTS & MRF 15 hours per day 363 days per year Weakening of Council conditions on Veolia & extension of hours
History of The Dump The Dump Campaign and how it got passed
Pre June 2006 campaign arguments and campaign meetings
June 2006 permission granted and reaction to permission
October 2006 the aftermath - construction begins
Long periods of industrial noise
Even within our homes with windows closed, we regularly hear banging / echoing / rumbling within the MRF & WTS; glass-tipping, high-pitched hums / high pressure cleaning equipment / loud beeps from vehicles & machinery within the yard.
This noise starts in the morning at 6.30am (Waste Transfer Station) and 7am (Materials Recovery Facility).
2013 - original condition giving residents periods of respite from industrial noise abandoned in favour of operating hours WTS & MRF 15 hours per day 363 days per year