Increase in recent plane noise

10 years ago...

I'm aware of the potential threat of increased aircraft activity to the area if Heathrow expands as one of the potential flight paths could affect what has up till now been a relatively peaceful place to live. However, very recently we've noticed a significant increase in plane noise over Surbiton and just wondered if anyone knew why? Are they testing residents to see how and if we'll react and therefore offer resistance? Or am I the only one that's noticed it of late...


I am very concerned of the planes going over our house. All of a sudden so many planes have started going over S/ Surbiton, creating noise and a constant movemont above. You can see them clearly as few were quite low and can hear them always. I am very concerned. We need to work together to complain about it.

I'm interested to know whereabouts you can hear loud plane noises in Surbiton as I'm looking to buy a property there. I've been a few times to the area but not heard anything too loud but may have just got lucky. Can you let me know the street where you can hear planes. I was looking around Maple Road/St Andrews Square or some of the river roads. Thanks.

I noticed this during the past couple of weeks and it is very annoying. It is waking me up very early and when I went to the Heathrow website, only yesterday between 5:30 and 6:30 am there were about 5 BA flights going past Surbiton at just over 6,000 ft. I made a complaint through the Heathrow website but have not yet received a response.

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