Michael R Forsdyke BSc MSc PhD MIOA

 

Key Qualifications:

 

Expert evidence provided to planning inquiries, law courts and House of Lords Select Committee on environmental and health issues relating to transportation, development, industry etc.

 

Experienced in the measurement, modelling, impact evaluation and control of noise, vibration dust and air pollution from transportation, mineral extraction, industry, construction, military and leisure activities.

 

Michael Forsdyke is Managing Director of AcousticAir and has more than 35 years experience as an Environmental Consultant specialising in noise, vibration and air quality. He has presented expert evidence at more than 70 hearings encompassing Public Inquiries, Law Courts and House of Lords Select Committee, and has prepared numerous technical reports. He represented London Underground at the first rail scheme inquiry under the Transport and Works Act 1992 and represented the Northumberland National Park Authority and the County Council at the Public Inquiry into the MoD's proposed firing of AS90 and MLRS at the Otterburn Training Area. He has been awarded a PhD research degree for his work on the 'Assessment of noise effects on sensitive animal communities'.

Key Projects

 

  • East London River Crossing (1985/86)
  • Adanac Park, Romsey (1988)
  • LB Kensington & Chelsea -v- Harris Simons (1988)
  • Heathrow Express Rail Link (1990)
  • M20 Improvements Junctions 5-8 (1990)
  • Prestwich Hospital Site (1991/92)
  • Coventry N-S Road (1993)
  • Goodman -v- Michelmersh Brickworks (1993)
  • East London Line Northern Extension (1994)
  • Birmingham Great Park (1995)
  • Otterburn Training Area (1997/99)
  • South Hampshire Rapid Transit (1999)
  • East London Line Southern Extensions (2000)
  • London City Racecourse (2001)
  • Warcop Training Area (2001)
  • Leigh Busway (2002)

Clients Represented

 

  • Hampshire County Council
  • Isle of Man Government
  • Northumberland National Park Authority
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Corporate Land Developments
  • London Underground Ltd
  • Highways Agency
  • Rolls Royce
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • London Borough of Bexley
  • City of Coventry
  • London Borough of Wandsworth
  • Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Bowater Property Developments
  • London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Shoreham Port Authority
  • Department of Transport
  • Taylor Woodrow Property Co. Ltd
  • Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd
  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
  • London Borough of Walthamstow
  • Greater London Council
  • Fraikin Ltd
  • Gazeley Properties Ltd
  • Inner London Education Authority
  • London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
  • Tyndallwoods Solicitors
  • British Sugar
  • Bryant Homes
  • Wiggins Group
  • Greater Manchester PTE
  • Hillingdon National Health Trust
  • Kennedys Solicitors

Topics Reported

 

  • Highways
  • Railways / LRT
  • Civil / Military Airfields
  • Helipads
  • Landfill
  • Quarries
  • Residential / Commercial Developments
  • Power Stations
  • Kilns
  • Incinerators
  • Mines
  • HMIP Authorisations
  • Gun Clubs
  • Military Ranges
  • Sound Insulation
  • Tunnels
  • Car Parks
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Hearing Damage
  • Hand-Arm Vibration
  • Public Health
  • Nuisance

AcousticAir Limited

Suite 908, 86 Bancroft,

Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1NQ

 

Tel: 01444 819 333

Email: mail@acousticair.co.uk

Tel: 01444 819 333

Email: mail@acousticair.co.uk