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The Meads, Farnborough

Project: The Meads Location: Farnborough Client: ROK Information A classic example of resolving conflicting needs within a mixed-use development, the Queensmead Centre in Farnborough presented some interesting acoustic design challenges. This major development comprises not only retail and restaurant units, but also residential flats and a hotel with a supermarket directly beneath them. 24 Acoustics...

Sark Island Hall

Project: Sark Island Hall Location: Sark Client: The residents of Sark Information The residents of Sark approached 24 Acoustics to provide technical advice on improving the internal acoustic response within the island’s community hall. The venue had many hard exposed surfaces, with minimal acoustic diffusion giving rise to excessively reverberant characteristics. As a result, acoustics...

Kimmeridge Lecture Theatre, Bournemouth University

Project: Active Reverberation System Location: Kimmeridge Lecture Theatre Client: Bournemouth University Information 24 Acoustics’ groundbreaking solution to a longstanding challenge facing mixed-use auditoria achieved second place in the AV Awards Educational Project of the Year in 2011. The new showcase 308 seat Kimmeridge Lecture Theatre on Bournemouth University’s Talbot Campus called for an acoustic design...

Poole Grammar School

Project: Acoustic Design of New Music Teaching Block Location: Poole Client: Poole Grammar School Information 24 Acoustics were retained by the client to achieve a fit for purpose acoustic environment in their new Music Teaching Block, comprising two music classrooms, two large and six small music studios, a recording studio and a large multi-purpose performing...

Brewery Square Cinema, Dorchester

Project: Brewery Square Cinema Location: Dorchester Client: Leadbitter Construction Information Brewery Square Cinema is believed to be the only Odeon in the UK with residential apartments directly above the cinema screens and, as such, represented a unique challenge from an acoustic design perspective. Retained by the design and build contractor, Leadbitter Construction, 24 Acoustics’ brief...

Honeycomb Beach, Bournemouth

Project: Honeycomb Beach Location: Bournemouth Client: Barratt Southampton Information Honeycomb Beach is a high quality residential development of flats which was built on Boscombe Seafront in Bournemouth by Barratt Homes. Due to the premium nature of the development, Barratt Homes’ brief to 24 Acoustics was to provide acoustic sound design solutions that not only complied...