High Speed Rail (Crewe to Manchester) Bill – Select Committee Appearance

Earlier this week Rick Methold from Southdowns RWDI, acting as HS2’s expert on noise and vibration, provided a Teach-in presentation to a House of Commons Select Committee, convened to hear petitions on the High Speed Rail (Crewe to Manchester) Bill in the UK Parliament. Rick’s presentation introduced the Committee to the scope of the Sound, […]

New Principal Air Quality Consultant Joins Southdowns

We are pleased to announce that Jorge Gomez Perales BEng MSc PhD CSci MIAQM MIEnvSc has joined Southdowns Environment Consultants as a Principal Consultant to lead our Air Quality Team. He is a qualified and experienced air quality specialist with over 25 years of consultancy and research experience for private and public sector clients alike. […]

Chestnut Tree House Fundraiser – Brighton 1/2 Marathon 24th February 2019

Southdowns has recently selected Chestnut Tree House as its nominated charity. This is a children’s charity providing hospice care services and community support for children and young people with progressive life-shortening conditions throughout East and West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and South East Hampshire. Southdowns’ first fundraising challenge will see Nathan Gregory and Jamie Pearson […]

International Congress on Sound and Vibration

Rick Methold attended the 23rd International Congress on Sound and Vibration in Athens, Greece between 10th and 14th July and presented a paper on Southdowns ongoing work with the track design teams on the Crossrail project during one of the specialist sessions on groundborne noise and vibration from railway systems. The Congress is considered an […]

Tim Bartlett joins Southdowns

We are very pleased to announce that Tim Bartlett has joined us today to work as a Principal Consultant in Environmental Management and Planning based in Lewes. Tim was formally employed as a Principal Environmental Health Officer at Lewes District Council where he built and managed a team of technical specialists in the field of […]

New Staff Announcement

Jim Nelligan has joined Southdowns as a Senior Technician / Hygienist having previously worked as an Environmental Project Monitor based in New York where he was involved with the monitoring and management of hazardous and non-hazardous substances in the local environment. Prior to this he worked in Southern Ireland as a Junior Environmental Consultant on […]

New Staff Announcement

Southdowns is pleased to announce the recent recruitment of 2 environmental technicians to provide additional support to its established team of experts in the field of environmental monitoring and management. Dan Flood started in the London office at the beginning of June and will provide field service support on existing and future monitoring projects across […]

Acoustic Technician joins Southdowns

As part of its ongoing campaign to recruit additional noise consultants in response to increasing workload and enquiries in the field of noise and vibration assessment, Southdowns is pleased to announce that Jamie Pearson has recently joined the company as an Acoustic Technician. Jamie joins Southdowns after successfully completing a three year degree course in […]

Personal Track Safety Certificate Award

The railway industry is a key market sector for Southdowns and the company has considerable experience of working on the construction and operation of major railway projects throughout the UK and overseas. Staff safety is a primary consideration in all our work and a Personal Track Safety (PTS) Certificate is an essential pre-requesite where noise […]

New Acoustic Technician joins Southdowns

Southdowns is pleased to announce that Nathan Gregory has recently joined Southdowns on an industrial placement as an Acoustic Technician. Nathan is studying for a BSc (Hons) degree in Audio and Music Technology at the University of The West of England in Bristol and joins Southdowns for 12 month on his placement, having successfully completed […]


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