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  • We are seeking a graduate air quality consultant to join our team

    Miller Goodall is growing - if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to being part of our expansion and development, you could be... [read more]

    Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:17:40
  • How about breakfast at our place?

    We are pleased to announce the first ever Miller Goodall in-house CPD presentation, to be held on Thursday, 15th June, 7:30am-8:30am. Following... [read more]

    Wednesday 10th of May 2017 15:06:49
  • Gareth Willox receives accreditation from the Association of Noise Consultants

    We are pleased to announce that Gareth Willox has completed his accreditation with the Association of Noise Consultants and is now a registered... [read more]

    Thursday 12th of January 2017 13:30:53
  • Introducing Lunchtime CPD Presentations

    In an exciting new initiative, adding further value to the service we offer our clients, directors Jo and Lesley are now offering free lunchtime... [read more]

    Wednesday 19th of October 2016 14:51:23
  • Gareth Willox joins Miller Goodall as an Acoustic Technician

    Gareth Willox has joined Miller Goodall in the role of acoustic technician. Gareth has 10 years' experience in sound design and system engineering... [read more]

    Tuesday 27th of September 2016 11:07:14
  • MILLER GOODALL LTD – ONGOING SUCCESS PROMPTS MOVE TO NEW OFFICES

    After ongoing success and growth meant its existing offices were bursting at the seams, Miller Goodall Ltd, formerly Miller Goodall Environmental... [read more]

    Friday 22nd of April 2016 11:42:31
  • Government to Introduce Clean Air Zones

    The government has announced plans to improve air quality in cities across the country by introducing Clean Air Zones. From 2020, higher polluting... [read more]

    Tuesday 22nd of December 2015 14:53:32
  • Miller Goodall now working in association with AB Acoustics

    We are pleased to announce that we are now working in association with AB Acoustics, an independent acoustic consultancy we have known for... [read more]

    Thursday 18th of June 2015 15:14:10
  • The Supreme Court orders UK to cut NO2 air pollution

    The UK's highest court has ruled that the government must take immediate action to cut air pollution. The ruling represents a significant... [read more]

    Wednesday 29th of April 2015 11:45:26
  • New acoustic standards in schools - BB93 (2014) launched

    An update to the Department for Education’s acoustic performance standards for schools, Building Bulletin 93 (BB93), was published in December... [read more]

    Wednesday 04th of February 2015 06:27:36
  • Consultation on new EPUK & IAQM guidance document on Land-Use Planning and Development Control

    Members of the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) have been invited to contribute to a consultation on a new EPUK and IAQM guidance... [read more]

    Monday 19th of January 2015 13:53:24
  • Edgworth Real Ale Festival 2014

    Miller Goodall Environmental Services Ltd were proud to sponsor the Edgworth Real Ale Festival in 2014.  The event raised £9500 which... [read more]

    Wednesday 17th of December 2014 12:19:42
  • Latest figures show UK failed to meet NO2 limits for 2013

    UK Government's submission to European Commission shows that only five out of 43 zones met limits set for last year.  The five zones... [read more]

    Tuesday 14th of October 2014 11:47:54
  • New BS4142 due for publication this month.

    Publication of the new BS4142 (Method for Rating Industrial Noise Affecting Mixed Residential and Industrial Areas) is expected this month... [read more]

    Wednesday 08th of October 2014 20:39:20
  • Making a noise about our tenth anniversary

    MGES has worked on several of our projects, advising on both air and noise.  We always felt we were in very good hands – they clearly... [read more]

    Tuesday 30th of September 2014 09:56:10
  • Lesley Goodall accepted as a Full Member of the Institute of Air Quality Management

    We are pleased to announce that at a recent Application Review Panel (ARP), Council Members of the Institute of Air Quality Management formally... [read more]

    Thursday 14th of August 2014 09:53:09
  • Annual cost of air pollution to world economies estimated by OECD

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a report which estimates that the annual cost of air pollution... [read more]

    Tuesday 10th of June 2014 12:17:19
  • Air Quality Statistics for UK 1987 to 2013 Released

    Defra has released its latest annual update on concentrations of major air pollutants in the UK.  This publication summarises the concentrations... [read more]

    Tuesday 03rd of June 2014 11:18:19
  • BS4142 Consultation Response by Institute of Acoustics Published

    The Institute's response consultation on changes to BS 4142: 1997 'Rating industrial noise affecting mixed residential and industrial areas'... [read more]

    Wednesday 28th of May 2014 10:33:31
  • Lesley Goodall Accepted as a Full Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences

    We are pleased to announce that at a recent Application Review Panel (ARP), Council Members of the Institution of Environmental Sciences formally... [read more]

    Tuesday 20th of May 2014 09:50:33
  • Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) Launched

    New Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) was launched by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) on 6th March, cancelling a... [read more]

    Tuesday 13th of May 2014 10:46:18
  • Newsletter - Spring 2014

    Winter is finally over, spring is well underway and Miller Goodall Environmental Services Ltd (MGES) is looking forward to a busy 2014. ... [read more]

    Tuesday 06th of May 2014 10:36:23
  • Public Health England maps pollution death rates

    Public Health England has published data detailing the fraction of deaths attributable to air pollution exposure for each local authority... [read more]

    Wednesday 23rd of April 2014 13:39:02
  • New Guidance issued - BS 8233:2014 Guidance on Sound Insulation and Noise Reduction for Buildings

    The British Standard providing guidance for the control of noise in and around both new and refurbished buildings applying for change of use,... [read more]

    Wednesday 26th of March 2014 13:00:35
  • Updated construction dust guidance launched

    New guidance on assessing dust emissions from demolition and construction sites has been launched by the Institute of Air Quality Management... [read more]

    Friday 07th of February 2014 16:43:37
  • Miller Goodall now accredited under CHAS

    We are pleased to announce that we are now accredited under the Construction Health and Safety scheme (CHAS).  Read more about the... [read more]

    Thursday 09th of January 2014 12:11:26
  • Final two wind turbine notes published by Institute of Acoustics

    The Institute of Acoustics has published for consultation the final two Supplementary Guidance Notes (SGNs) to its Good Practice Guide on... [read more]

    Monday 06th of January 2014 10:08:10
  • Responses to consultation on options to improve Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) in England

    Defra has published a summary of responses to its consultation on options to improve Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) in England. The summary... [read more]

    Thursday 19th of December 2013 09:23:28
  • Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year

    This year instead of sending Christmas cards, we have made a donation of food to Bolton Lads and Girls Club. The Club are making up food hampers... [read more]

    Tuesday 10th of December 2013 10:54:49
  • 19% increase in sulphur emissions to air due to cold winter and increased coal use for energy

    The Sustainable Business Report, The Environment Agency's annual stocktake of environmental performance in England, shows that last year's... [read more]

    Tuesday 26th of November 2013 11:09:27
  • Plans to scrap Code for Sustainable Homes criticised by MPs

    A report by the Environmental Audit Committee has concluded that scrapping the Code for Sustainable homes would “radically curtail”... [read more]

    Friday 22nd of November 2013 00:07:17
  • Environment Agency consult on changes to H1 assessment

    The Environment Agency are currently consulting on proposed changes to the H1 Risk Assessment Framework running until 24th December. ... [read more]

    Tuesday 19th of November 2013 10:25:19
  • IOA Launches Wind Turbine Noise Guide Notes Consultation

    The Institute of Acoustics (IOA) has published for consultation four supplementary guidance notes (SGNs) to its A Good Practice Guide to the... [read more]

    Tuesday 12th of November 2013 10:06:42
  • Faster planning appeals process announced

    The Government has announced that planning applications which go to appeal will receive earlier decisions, with increased transparency for... [read more]

    Monday 16th of September 2013 06:42:45
  • The government has launched its new online national planning practice guidance

    The government has launched its new online national planning practice guidance which is currently in test mode and for comment.  Accepting... [read more]

    Thursday 05th of September 2013 09:38:45
  • Defra embarks on review of local air quality management in England

    The Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime has been in place since 1997.  While it has greatly improved knowledge of the sources... [read more]

    Tuesday 27th of August 2013 13:18:11
  • Call for EHO Fracking Role

    The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has warned that environmental impact assessments should be mandatory in all fracking planning... [read more]

    Wednesday 07th of August 2013 13:20:10
  • New Government guidance on planning and renewable energy

    The Government has released new guidance in respect of planning issues and renewable energy which confirms that the need for renewable energy... [read more]

    Wednesday 31st of July 2013 14:12:04
  • Case Study - Design Review of Acoustic Specifications at Radclyffe Park, PCT, Ordsall

    We were appointed to undertake a full design review of a new two storey health centre in relation to acoustics, to enable the credits under... [read more]

    Tuesday 30th of July 2013 12:23:28
  • Draft Noise Action Plans issued for consultation

    Defra has issued a consultation seeking views on the second round of noise action plans which revise those previously adopted. There are three... [read more]

    Thursday 25th of July 2013 09:58:29
  • Supporting Bolton's amazing Lads and Girls Club

    Miller Goodall were delighted to support Bolton Lads and Girls Club in their annual Franny Lee Golf fund raising day. The team made up of... [read more]

    Friday 21st of June 2013 12:36:39
  • New Guidance for the Solvent Sector from Defra

    Defra has published 21 revised process guidance notes for the solvent sector to reflect changes to the Environmental Permitting Regulations... [read more]

    Thursday 23rd of May 2013 11:14:06
  • Miller Goodall enhances their noise modelling capacity.

    Jo Miller and Simon Faircloth have completed an advanced CadnaA noise modelling course in response to a rise in requests for detailed noise... [read more]

    Thursday 02nd of May 2013 10:27:56
  • Defra consults on changes to the Environmental Permitting regs

    The government is consulting on various changes to environmental permitting regulations in England and Wales.  Proposals include plans... [read more]

    Thursday 14th of February 2013 22:35:52
  • Salford Gasification Plant rejected

    Plans for a waste facility in Salford have been rejected by the planning inspector.  The planning inspector said the plans for a 100,000... [read more]

    Sunday 26th of August 2012 08:20:58
  • Make some noise for Team GB!

    Simon Faircloth measured the noise level and took a photo in the Olympic stadium as Robbie Grabarz cleared 2.29m in the high jump to win bronze... [read more]

    Wednesday 08th of August 2012 11:39:44
  • Miller Goodall become Patrons of Bolton Lads and Girls Club

    We are proud to announce that we have become Patrons of the Bolton Lads and Girls Club.  Established in 1889, Bolton Lads & Girls... [read more]

    Thursday 19th of July 2012 12:02:41
  • Acoustic detailing and testing completed at new secondary school

    Miller Goodall has completed acoustic detailing and testing work at a new special needs secondary school in Bolton. The new school, run by... [read more]

    Friday 29th of June 2012 12:19:31
  • Noise at work assessments

      We have been carrying out a number of noise at work assessments recently, including one for a local firm Norvill Group in Bolton which... [read more]

    Thursday 21st of June 2012 15:46:56
  • Customer satisfaction all round

    Miller Goodall continue to provide an excellent quality of service which has been proved by our completed Construction Line responses.  Of... [read more]

    Tuesday 24th of April 2012 13:44:22
  • National Planning Policy Framework Launched

    The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 27th March, overhauling our planning system.  The NPPF sets out the Government's... [read more]

    Thursday 05th of April 2012 11:12:14
  • Fewer contaminated sites will be remediated and as part of an overhaul of environmental regulations.

    Ministers have announced that fewer contaminated sites will be remediated as part of an overhaul of environmental regulations. The government... [read more]

    Tuesday 27th of March 2012 09:51:35
  • We are now undertaking assessment work in Salford

    Following changes to the way we work, we are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer our services to developers in Salford. For... [read more]

    Friday 02nd of March 2012 08:53:00
  • Air pollution is a ‘national scandal’

    The Government has been accused of putting thousands of lives at risk by failing to take the threat of air pollution seriously.  A report... [read more]

    Thursday 17th of November 2011 14:29:36
  • Miller Goodall understands the importance of sharing knowledge

    As part of the company's commitment to its clients, Miller Goodall has produced information sheets providing advice on Sound Insulation Testing... [read more]

    Friday 12th of August 2011 13:26:34
  • Making a Noise About Working with Salford Council

    As part of a major project to revitalise and regenerate a site in Salford, Miller Goodall has been appointed by Salford City Council to advise... [read more]

    Thursday 28th of July 2011 11:52:07
  • Sound Insulation Update

    As part of the company's commitment to keeping it's staff up to date with the most advanced developments in the field, Miller Goodall's Accoustic... [read more]

    Thursday 07th of July 2011 11:58:24
  • Social Media Networking

    Miller Goodall is now on twitter.  If you would like to be kept up to date with all the latest news and developments in the... [read more]

    Wednesday 11th of May 2011 16:36:34
  • Joanne presents at the Institute of Acoustics Conference: Planning and Noise

    Joanne Miller recently delivered a presentation at the prestigious Institute of Acoustics Conference: Planning and Noise, in Cardiff. ... [read more]

    Friday 18th of February 2011 22:09:34
  • Miller Goodall helps girls' football team to look the part

    Miller Goodall Environmental Services Ltd has recently joined forces with Egerton County Primary School to sponsor football kits for the newly-formed... [read more]

    Monday 31st of January 2011 14:24:59
  • Bolton News Article

    Make Some Noise for Miller Goodall Bolton News ran an article on the services undertaken by Miller Goodall; including noise impact assessment,... [read more]

    Tuesday 23rd of November 2010 12:15:30
  • New tester approved

    We are pleased to announce that Simon Faircloth is now an approved tester under the Association of Noise Consultant’s (ANC) registration... [read more]

    Thursday 21st of October 2010 11:47:07
  • Blackburn Road Scheme Granted Planning Permission

    Miller Goodall submitted a noise impact assessment for a new road scheme including new bus lanes in the Ewood area of Blackburn. ... [read more]

    Thursday 14th of January 2010 11:43:01
  • Novel Smoking Shelter Noise Assessment Methodology

    Miller Goodall recently undertook an assessment to determine the potential noise impact of a proposed smoking shelter at a public house... [read more]

    Monday 07th of December 2009 14:35:28

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