Acoustic Consultants in Bristol, London, and Glasgow
Experts in Acoustics, Vibration, and Noise Assessments
Specialists in Building Acoustic Design and Environmental Noise Surveys
ParkerJones Acoustics are highly qualified and experienced independent acoustic consultants. We provide noise and vibration expertise to clients across the UK, from our offices in Bristol, London, and Glasgow.
We’re comfortable in tackling any acoustic design or noise pollution issue. We provide acoustic consultancy to all types of projects from planning stage, through detailed design to construction and handover.
Whether it be a noise survey/noise assessment for an industrial facility, sound insulation and room acoustic design for a residential development, or construction noise and vibration monitoring. If it’s related to acoustics or noise, a ParkerJones Acoustics consultant will be able to help.
We provide acoustic design services across all built environment sectors and industries, combining our extensive knowledge in building acoustics design and environmental noise assessments with a drive and a passion to deliver a second-to-none service.
Our service is friendly and proactive in approach. Our noise consultants love working with a wide range of clients and design teams, finding ways to communicate our acoustic design ideas effectively and clearly, in the most jargon-free way we can. We like to shine a light on the ‘dark art’ of acoustics, educating and offering insights to our clients along the way. We go the extra mile to make sure that our acoustic reports are both visual, easy to follow, yet comprehensive and robust.
Why ParkerJones Acoustics?
Comprehensive and Robust
All of our acoustic reports pay great attention to detail and leave no stone unturned
Fast Delivery and Response
Your acoustic report could be ready in just a few days
You'll be hard pressed to find a better quality to cost ratio
Making Sense of Acoustics
Cutting out the jargon of the 'dark art' and explaining things simply
Initial Acoustic Design Advice
Just give our noise consultants a call
Planning to Completion
Noise surveys, noise assessments, and building acoustic consultancy for any sector
Practical Acoustic Solutions
Taking time to consider cost and other design constraints
Where do we provide Acoustic Consultancy?
Whether you have a school in Bristol or the South West, student accommodation in London or the South East, an energy from waste facility in Birmingham or the Midlands, a wedding venue in Cornwall, an office in Manchester or the North, a university in Cardiff, Swansea or Wales, a wind farm in Devon or Dorset, or an oil rig off the coast of Scotland… give ParkerJones Acoustics a call, where one of our acoustic consultants will give you a fair and honest evaluation at a competitive price, wherever you’re based.
Our acoustic consultants regularly travel for noise surveying, sound testing and acoustic design meetings across the country, including major UK cities such as London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Swansea, and of course, Bristol.
From our offices in Bristol, London, and Glasgow, our noise consultants are able to provide support on all acoustic, noise and vibration issues, from the south east of England to the north west of Scotland, stopping via Wales in between.
Do we work outside of the UK? Absolutely, we’ve provided building acoustic consultancy on projects in Europe and the Americas.
Our Acoustic Design/Noise Assessment Services
The acoustic consultants at ParkerJones Acoustics take pride in having the ability to tackle almost all forms of acoustics, noise or vibration problem. Have a look at our acoustic design services below, or see our acoustic consultancy services organised by RIBA Stage on our services page.
Don’t know what you need? Just give us a call or an email.
Not sure? We’ll send you an example noise survey/acoustic design report.
Acoustic Consultancy Sectors
Houses, flats, and student residential to Part E, BS 8233, the ProPG and the Code for Sustainable Homes
Schools, colleges, and universities to BB93 and BREEAM
Hospitals, care homes, and medical centres to HTM 08-01 and BREEAM
Cellular and open plan offices and retail in accordance with BREEAM and BCO
Theatres, auditoriums, music venues, cinemas, pubs, clubs, broadcast & recording studios
Leisure centres, sports pitches, MUGAs, skate parks, stadiums, zip lines, swimming pools
Public ServicesBuilding Acoustics
Police stations, fire stations, law courts, libraries, transport depots
Factories, workshops, depots, recycling centres, power stations, to BS 4142.
Top Rated Noise Consultants
Our clients always come first. Our acoustic consultants provide a bespoke and personable service to each and every one. It’s for this reason that our clients are so complimentary about our services, and come back time and time again. Our acoustics and noise consultants won’t disappoint.
Don’t believe us? Check out a handful of our reviews below.
"ParkerJones Acoustics recently helped us to discharge a planning condition and was very professional and accommodating. Chris (director) worked alongside us to model various window configurations of the property to establish where acoustic mitigation measures were required. This enabled our client to address matters strategically rather than simply blanketing the whole site with the worst-case scenario, in turn saving our client time and money. I would not hesitate to recommend ParkerJones Acoustics and I look forward to working alongside him soon."
"I have recently used the services of ParkerJones Acoustics to carry out a Noise Impact Assessment as part of a planning condition for an industrial development my company was building in the Scottish Highlands. From their same day quote to their equally prompt site visit and final report I have had a truly excellent service from this company, especially in comparison to some of the larger companies I have used in the past who were considerably more expensive. I am genuinely pleased to say I would have no hesitation in recommending Chris and his team at ParkerJones Acoustics to any business or individual requiring their services."
"Within 48 hours of contacting ParkerJones Acoustics, they were on site and collecting the information he needed. Chris (director) took the time to understand our business proposal; and he was so easy to work with and very friendly and we had a very professional and detailed report in our inbox within a week. A fantastic service that we would not hesitate to recommend, thank you!"
"We approached ParkerJones Acoustics for advice regarding a Noise Impact Assessment for a planning application. We cannot thank him enough for the prompt replies we received, the professional manner of his approach and the knowledge and expertise he had of the technical and planning issues. We would use Chris (director) of ParkerJones Acoustics) again and highly recommend him and his company."
"Chris has provided us with an excellent service, he's swift at responding and very knowledgeable in his area of work. We needed a noise survey undertaken due to an unauthorised installation of extraction fans at a local sports club close to our home. His report, which he turned around in 24 hours for us, was professional, clear to read and interpret. I highly recommend ParkerJones Acoustics Consultants."
"We sourced ParkerJones Acoustics consultants to help us with our planning application for a wedding venue. We found Chris (director) to be incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and professional in helping to produce a fully comprehensive noise assessment which resulted in a positive planning application. Communication was second to none and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend his service."
"I can’t recommend ParkerJones highly enough. I engaged Chris (director) to produce a noise and vibration report for residential air conditioning and was extremely impressed with the level of communication and professionalism throughout the process. The final report was of exceptionally high quality and I will happily reccomend them to anyone"
"ParkerJones Acoustics provided our client with a very comprehensive Noise Impact Assessment report in support of a planning application for a micro-bar in the centre of Shifnal. A competitively priced service which was delivered in fast response to the Planning Authority's request. The application was successful. Thank you Chris!"
"Parker Jones Acoustics provides a fantastic, efficient service with excellent attention to detail. Within two days we had noise monitoring taking place capturing data on site - under a week and the report (incredibly informative without being too wordy) had arrived. Highly recommended!!"
"Chris was very knowledgeable and professional. We were seeking planning permission for a cafe and this was granted in part due to the excellent report by ParkerJones Acoustics. Chris really listens to the specific detailed requirements set out by his clients. Thanks very much Chris."
"I can’t recommend ParkerJones Acoustics highly enough. I engaged Chris to produce a noise and vibration report for residential air conditioning and was extremely impressed with the level of communication and professionalism throughout the process. The final report was of exceptionally high quality and I will happily recommend them to anyone."
"ParkerJones Acoustics carried out an acoustic survey for us in a planning application for a new home. They were very professional in their approach and both Chris and Tom were very easy to deal with. Their recommendations seemed fair and balanced and we are hoping the council will agree. It was an expense we could have done without, but their fee seemed reasonable and includes any follow up from the planners, so we would have no hesitation in recommending them."
"Used Parker Jones Acoustics on a project in Dundee. Noise assessment was a last minute requirement from local planners and could have severely delayed things. Chris got on board quickly, engaged with the planning team and was able to fast track the assessment. Result = positive planning decision 4 weeks later. ParkerJones Acoustics are now part of our team for future projects"
"Carried out a Noise Assessment report for a listed building which achieved planning permission. Delivered promptly and professionally. Extremely pleased with the service and would happily recommend and use their services in future."
"Excellent speedy response from ParkerJones Acoustics, and high-quality report provided in support of our planning application. Really impressed."
"Chris at Parker Jones Acoustics has been faultless. We had a deadline to hit and he was very proactive around reaching that deadline, even in the current climate of COVID19. I've been very impressed and equally was my planning consultant very impressed"
"ParkerJones Acoustics were pro-active in addressing difficulties in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their experience and endeavour shone through the alternative quotes I obtained, and the finalreport exceeded my expectation; an impressive piece of work delivered in very good time. A happy customer; thank you Chris"
"Chris was most helpful, responding quickly and professionally to our request for a noise survey. He sent the results to us within a day which was much appreciated. I would definately recommend his service, and would also use his company again Thank you"
"Used this company to perform a noise and vibration survey for my air conditioning planning permission. It was handled very professionally, good advice given and quick turnaround. Very happy with the service."
"Great service from ParkerJones Acoustics, clear fast communication, fast turn around on work and competitive prices. I would highly recommend for any acoustic work."
"I needed some guidance in a hurry and Chris was on the end of the line with a very clear no nonsense reply. Very much appreciated"
"I reached out for some support on an acoustic related issue that we see troubleshooting at our plant. The support I got was excellent and very thorough."
"ParkerJones Acoustics helped significantly reduce the echo in our office by recommending acoustic treatment and sound insulation fittings. We’re now finding it much easier to work without disturbance and are able to use our meeting spaces without worrying about confidential conversations being overheard."
"I received an excellent, well informed and quick service. Chris has the expertise expected and is a true professional. Thank you."
"On behalf of Cantor Properties - Fantastic company, great service. Efficient, with a high level of professionalism. Would highly recommend!"
"Very economic and efficient. Helpful and very informative. Definitely use again on future schemes."
"Chris Parker Jones carried out an excellent noise assessment for us, detailed and yet easy to follow. Easy to contact and very helpful follow ups. Very professional."
"Thank you very much for the investigation you performed and the report you wrote which has helped us with a persistent noise problem from a neighbouring business."
"Highly professional and no issues at all. Would recommend to anyone. Answered all our questions. Gave a report which perfectly answered all the councils requirements."
"Joy to work with and went above and beyond for us to satisfy the landlords requirements. Highly recommended and will be using again for the rest of our sites."
"Wow! I messaged Chris on the website at 11am, and by 2pm he'd emailed me with diagrams and examples and an amazing breakdown of solutions. I am so thoroughly impressed."
"Very professional and helped me get through a tricky project. I would definitely recommend ParkerJones Acoustics to my clients. 5 star service!"
"Was very happy with the information provided by ParkerJones Acoustics. Chris was very helpful, being clear and thorough with all communications."
"Chris' deep expertise is matched by his focus on giving you only the input you need, instead of everything he could potentially bill you for. I wish other professionals operated on the same footing."
"Fantastic communication and extremely professional. All our questions answered and did an amazing job with the report for the council. Highly recommend if you do not want any hassle get in touch."
"ParkerJones Acoustics exceeded expectations; quick turn around on the report, great communication and a friendly service. We will be using them on our other projects!"
"On behalf of Cantor Properties - Fantastic company, great service. Efficient, with a high level of professionalism. Would highly recommend!"
"Chris (director) really is an expert & knows exactly what he is talking about which is a rarity these days. He replied promptly by email to my initial enquiry and followed up with a phone chat to discuss in greater detail the problem of the noise nuisance I have been experiencing from the flat above. Chris is a great listener and proposed a couple of solutions which he then sent on by email within an hour and which I am now following up. He also wants to know the outcome- a true professional and I would definitely recommend him. I cant thank him enough for his invaluable advice and insight."
"I contacted ParkerJones Acoustics after moving into a noisy 1st floor flat. I had no idea about what solutions were a available and after doing my own research I had become very confused. Chris responded to my email almost immediately, and clearly explained about the available products and offered his professional advice about my best course of action. Because of the information Chris gave me, I now feel much more reassured that there is a solution to my very annoying noise problem. I would not hesitate to recommend ParkerJones Acoustics to anybody who has a noise problem."
We had ParkerJones Acoustics to assist us with a noise problem in a recently purchased residential flat. Chris provided a fantastic service. He was extremely responsive and the work that Chris did was a very high standard. His knowledge of the subject is amazing. I would not hesitate to recommend Chris and ParkerJones Acoustics
"Chris (director) is fantastic. Lovely guy. Friendly efficient and honest. My new music room is superb and I couldn't have got the result I did without his help. I would refer and definitely use again."
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Acoustic Consultancy - Behind the 'dark art'
We feel it important to communicate acoustic design concepts simply and effectively. That’s why our acoustic reports are clear and easy to follow, you don’t have to be a noise expert to make sense of them! We also regularly publish articles delving into the ‘dark art’ of acoustic consultancy. These are primarily written for non acoustic consultants, keeping it light on jargon and getting to the principles of acoustic design.