Round 3 Noise Maps and Noise Mapping Technical Reports

Date published: 26 January 2018

In compliance with the Environmental Noise Directive (END), round 3 noise maps have been produced based on 2016 data for the following sources:

  • major roads - roads with more than 3 million vehicle passages annually
  • major railways - railways with more than 30,000 train passages annually
  • major airports - airports with more than 50,000 movements annually
  • agglomerations - urban areas with more than 100,000 inhabitants, taking into account the above sources and additionally, other roads, railways, aircraft movements and industrial premises.


Round 3 maps and associated Technical reports are available below.

For an explanation of the Technical Terms below, please see the Glossary of Noise Terms.



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