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Pass Your Sound Test First Time – Some Simple Steps

Ever failed a sound insulation test? It’s a total hassle. Suddenly your nearly-complete building isn’t so close to the end. You have to get the experts in to work out why it failed, and by how much. You have to move around contractors, decorators and flooring fitters, complete extra tests, and maybe even knock holes […]

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New Soundtesting South West Office Opens in Bristol

Soundtesting South West is our latest office to serve the South West region, offering our comprehensive service range. This includes noise and vibration surveys, sound insulation testing and air tightness testing, as well as acoustic design advice. Bristol Office Our new premises are conveniently located in Bristol, and our team are providing our full range of […]

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Soundtesting Become LABC Partner for Standards and Knowledge

Soundtesting.co.uk Ltd has been approved for the LABC partnership scheme, meaning we have a relationship with a preferred local authority. The LABC partner status reflects our commitment to ensuring consistent standards and staying ahead of changes in Building Regulations. The LABC Partner Authority Scheme (PAS) is designed to help companies such as ours, who operate […]

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Acoustic Consultant Martin Hamer Achieves Applied Acoustics Masters

Our director and senior acoustic consultant Martin Hamer now has three well deserved letters after his name after completing his Masters in Applied Acoustics with a Distinction. We would like to wish a big congratulations to Martin, whose full title is now Martin Hamer MSc MIOA. Martin studied for 18 months with the University of […]

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7 crucial steps to get your project ready for an air leakage test

What You Need To Test As you probably know, an air leakage test needs to be carried out on new-built residential properties for Building Regulations (as per Approved Document L1A). Air leakage testing is also known as air testing, air pressure testing and air tightness testing. The Regulations However, the requirements of Building Regulations Approved […]

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Winners at the Construction Golf Day October 2016

Many thanks to all that turned up for the third Construction Golf day sponsored by Soundtesting.co.uk Ltd, Base Energy Services Ltd and the Codestore.co.uk Ltd. Although the weather could’ve been kinder, a strong field continued to brave the cold after some breakfast and headed out for proceedings and to the first tee. A New Course […]

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What You Should Know About Noise and Planning NPSE and NPPF

A summary of NPSE and NPPF Please see the following summary of NPSE and NPPF, which provide guidance for planning in relation to noise. Typically the guidance provided within these documents will result in noise surveys as an example working to the criteria detailed in documents such as BS8233:2014 and BS4142:2014. Noise Policy Statement for England […]

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Winners at the Construction Golf Day June 2016 at Formby Hall

Construction Golf Day Tuesday 21st June at Formby Hall Golf Club Thank you to all that turned up for our second Construction golf day of 2016 sponsored by Soundtesting.co.uk Ltd, Base Energy Services Ltd and the Codestore.co.uk Ltd After everyone had fuelled up with some food to start, the 20 golfers made their way out to […]

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Winners at the Construction Golf Day May 2016 at Formby Hall

Construction Golf Day Tuesday 17th May @ Formby Hall Golf Club Thank you to all that turned up for our first Construction Golf day of 2016 sponsored by Soundtesting.co.uk Ltd, Base Energy Services Ltd and the Codestore.co.uk Ltd A great Construction Golf day started out with some food (plus a few with a nerve settling […]

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What to know about a Noise Assessment for planning: BS 8233:2014

During the planning process for new residential properties, it is common to have a planning condition from the Local Planning Authority, to ensure the internal noise levels meet the requirements of BS8233:2014, meaning you will require a noise assessment. The external noise environment in the proximity of the proposed development is impacted on heavily by […]

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