Construction site noise

If you have a concern or complaint specifically about dust, noise or vibration from a construction or demolition site, please contact Environmental Health at

Wirral Council operates a policy that restricts noisy work to the following hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am┬áto 6pm
  • Saturday: 8am to 1pm
  • Sunday: No noisy work
  • Public Holidays: No noisy work

Noisy work is defined as work using power tools or repeated hammering.
Allowable work would include painting and decorating, plastering and bricklaying.

Noisy work outside of the restricted hours may be allowable where there are extenuating circumstances. However, you are required to apply to the council for permission before commencing.

Apply for permission