Pavement performance highlights the perils of noise pollution
Encouraging the public to take a seat in our cinema-style roadside ‘auditorium’ with local performers/musicians performing across the road in view but only audible through the headphones provided, as traffic is constantly passing.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that noise pollution is second only to air pollution in terms of the size of the environmental health threat in Europe, with around one in three people being negatively affected.
Despite this, London does not have a city-wide noise strategy, with the last one written in 2004, and we are calling on Sadiq Khan to urgently produce one. Additionally London does the bare minimum when it comes to noise pollution monitoring and analysis – frankly we need to do better!