Noise Abatement Procedures set out by the International Civil Aviation Organisation and low flying aircraft on departure from Heathrow

On departure there are two noise abatement procedures where a stepped departure climb is being used. They are called “NADP 1” and “NADP 2” (Noise Abatement Departure Procedure). 1 is used where there are noise sensitive areas close to the Read More …

Public meeting in Teddington discusses NPS Airport Consultation

A meeting was held on Friday 28th April in Teddington Baptist Church. Around 300 people attended to listen to key speakers talk about practical steps that we can all take to respond to the NPS Public Consultation on Heathrow Expansion. Read More …

Observations from the Twickenham Department for Transport Heathrow 3rd Runway Roadshow

Several members from TAG attended the DfT publicity schmooze held on behalf of Heathrow in Twickenham February 23rd 2017 so in case you missed it, some observations from our visit….. It was astonishing how little DfT representatives knew, staff were Read More …

UK Government & Parliament Petition to Stop the Concentration of Heathrow’s Flight Paths

Hearing more noise from more flights?  The Department of Transport have allowed flight paths to become more concentrated, in effect consolidating numerous flight paths.  This ‘divide and rule’ approach means that some people will be getting all the noise from Read More …

Response to Night Flight Restrictions Consultation

Night flight restrictions at Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted The Government have launched this consultation which can be found  online at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/night-flight-restrictions-at-gatwick-heathrow-and-stansted There is a very short time for people to submit responses with the consultation closing on the 28th February 2017. It is Read More …

TAG questions the necessity of low-flying aircraft from Heathrow

Teddington Action Group has questioned the necessity of low-flying aircraft from Heathrow and state that they are flying lower compared to other airports causing more noise, more suffering and more CO2 emissions than at almost any other airport in the Read More …

TAG writes to the Department of Health on effects of aviation on health

  We asked the Department of Health what role they have in assessing the impact of aviation noise on public health and whether they have any influence over the Government’s aviation policy, which is developed by the Department for Transport. Below are our Read More …

Why we must thank the Heathrow 13

Whether you avidly followed the news last week, examined every tweet, or whether you’ve never heard of them and don’t know what the fuss is about, we all owe a debt of gratitude to the Heathrow 13.  As John McDonnell Read More …