Our technical specialists provide guidance on acoustics, noise and vibration for a wide scope of projects ranging from city scale environments to detailed building or infrastructure elements.
Our goal is to create functional, comfortable indoor and outdoor environments which are compatible with their surroundings. We offer unique expertise and practical solutions, from planning through to construction, which balance potential environmental issues with the need for development.
How can we help?
Using state-of-the-art tools and equipment, SLR can assist our clients by modelling, predicting and verifying acoustical, noise and vibration performance . Our experts have worked on projects all over the word, providing services for:
- Architectural acoustical design – building services noise and vibration control
- Industrial facilities and machine vibration
- Transportation noise and vibration impact assessments for road, rail, air, sea
- Renewable energy and power generation acoustics
- Underwater acoustics monitoring, modelling and assessments
- Structural dynamics investigations and mitigation
- Mining / quarrying noise and vibration
- LNG facility acoustics
- Aeroacoustics investigations and mitigation
- Construction noise and vibration impact assessments
- City noise mapping and land use compatibility
Benedict has project managed noise and vibration impact surveys, assessments and full EIA’s for industrial, mineral, waste, renewable energy and residential developments throughout the UK. Benedict has an in-depth knowledge of current noise and vibration legislation and liaises with clients, environmental health officers, planners, and architects and has experience of writing proofs of evidence for use in public enquires.
Technical Discipline Manager
Michelle has over thirteen years consultancy experience in acoustics and noise control, and is a Corporate Member of the Institute of Acoustics. Michelle's responsibilities include project managing environmental noise and vibration assessments for residential, industrial, and infrastructure developments, representing clients at Planning Committee, Appeal, and Public Inquiry, and mentoring junior members of staff.
Trevor has over 15 years’ experience working within the acoustic consultancy field, with experience in residential, industrial and energy developments including wind farms. He works alongside local authority, government, industrial and private sector clients, undertaking noise and vibration assessments to relevant standards and guidelines.
Stuart’s area of expertise lies within the renewal energy sector, where he has over eight years’ experience as an acoustic consultant. Stuart has provided wind farm, energy storage and solar farm noise assessments for the UK market implementing ETSU-R-97 / BS4142 methodologies. This also included background noise monitoring, data analysis and noise predictions as well as construction noise assessments in line with current best practice