Plan for progress with Biggin Hill Airport Noise Action Plan review approved

Published Thursday, 13 January 2022

The council will ask Biggin Hill Airport to provide an updated review of their noise action plan

This follows revised recommendations from the Executive, Resources and Contracts Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee, that were approved at the Executive Committee meeting on 12 January 2022.

Biggin Hill Airport submitted the review, as required, five years after the noise action plan, which aims to minimise noise disruption caused by the airport to Bromley borough residents, was appended to the lease between the airport and the borough.

Councillor Michael Rutherford, Portfolio Holder for Resources, Commissioning and Contract Management, commented: “When Bromley Council purchased the freehold of Biggin Hill Airport, it was to both protect residents from noise disruption and to help facilitate a successful business. This remains our goal. We will always aim to be fair and balanced in our dealings with all parties and hope that Biggin Hill Airport will see this outcome as an opportunity to address the issues that have been raised.”

The updated document is requested by 30 June 2022 with a new report to be brought to the Executive in the autumn.

ENDS

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