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Stansted Airport: Sound Insulation Grant scheme

London Stansted's enhanced sound insulation grant scheme can provide funding to help deal with excessive aircraft noise.

You can apply for funding from London Stansted Airport to install acoustic insulation in your property if you are affected by aircraft noise.

About the grant

The grant can be used to fund acoustic insulation for buildings that are exposed to medium to high levels of noise (57dBA Leq or more).

What you can apply for

The grant will pay for insulation to reduce noise such as:

  • double glazing
  • mechanical ventilation
  • loft insulation

Households subject to high levels of noise (69dBA Leq or more) can also apply for funding to help with with the cost of relocating.


The scheme offers support to those who experience the greatest noise impact.

Stansted Airport have published a plan showing the areas within which grant awards are available.

There are 4 levels of grant:

  • Zone A - up to £5,000
  • Zone B - up to £8,000
  • Zone C - up to £10,000
  • Zone D - up to £10,000

For households subject to the highest levels of noise (Zone D) Stansted Airport will also provide assistance with the costs of relocating.

How to apply

You can apply using the online form on the Stansted Airport website

Apply now

Before you start

You should be the person authorised to make the application.

To complete this form you will need to provide your:

  • name
  • address
  • phone number
  • email address
  • if you are a tenant or not the owner, you'll need to provide contact details for the owner of the property

Further information

For further information on the scheme and to check if your property is eligible you can email

You can find more about the noise policy at London Stansted Airport on the Stansted Airport website.