Awards 2019 – results

The ANC awards promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and raise the profile of acoustics. The awards look for examples of work that demonstrate value and quality for the client, collaboration with project stakeholders, have potential to benefit future projects and go beyond current good practice.

This year’s winners were revealed on Thursday 6th June and presented with their awards by Maggie Philbin, television and radio presenter. All the shortlisted entrants gave a five minute presentation in the afternoon and an award (sponsored by Shepherd PR) was given for the best presentation based on the votes of the audience.

Building Acoustics  – sponsored by H & H Acoustic Technologies

  • WINNER: Apex Acoustics – Houseboat, Poole
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: RBA Acoustics – Archlight Cinemas, Battersea Power Station
  • COMMENDED: Hoare Lea – Balliol College Student Accommodation project 

Education Acoustics – sponsored by Ecophon

  • WINNER: Adrian James Acoustics Ltd – New Music School, Kings College School, Wimbledon
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: MACH Group – Leighton Park School, Reading

Environmental Noise (Infrastructure) – sponsored by ANV Measurement Systems

  • JOINT WINNER: Arup and Heathrow – Soundbooths for Heathrow’s public consultation on Airspace and Future Operations
  • JOINT WINNER: Temple Group, The Ecology Consultancy, BSG, University of Bristol and HS2 – Acoustic Deterrents as a Bat Mitigation Strategy (also recognised for Innovation)

Environmental Noise (Non-Infrastructure) – sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer UK Ltd

  • WINNER: MLM – Pentagon Motors, Chatham (also recognised as Good Acoustic Design)
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Bureau Veritas – Proposed Care Home, St. Asaph Business Park (also recognised as Good Acoustic Design)
  • COMMENDED: SRL Technical Services – St Andrews Church, Much Hadham

Vibration Prediction & Control – sponsored by CMS Danskin

  • WINNER: WSP UK Ltd – Paddington Square
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hoare Lea – Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub, Warrington
  • COMMENDED: Bickerdike Allen Partners LLP – Royal Opera House Open Up

Workplace Acoustics, sponsored by Armourcoat Acoustic

  • WINNER: Hoare Lea – Project One 1 New Street Square, London
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Adrian James Acoustics Ltd – Fletton Quays, Peterborough
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Apex Acoustics – Acoustic design method for open plan offices (also recognised for Innovation)

Best Presentation – sponsored by Shepherd PR

  • WINNER: SRL Technical Services – St Andrews Church, Much Hadham

Click ANC Awards Brochure 2019 to see this year’s brochure.

Photos from the event can be found here