ANC Awards 2020

The 2020 Awards will be a virtual event during the afternoon of 1st December 2020. The awards promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and look for examples of work that displays innovation, and originality in acoustic design or approach to a particular project.  Shortlisted entrants have been invited to the virtual event and asked to provide a video presentation on their project which will be made available at the event.

The 2020 shortlisted entries are:

Building Acoustics, sponsored by Acoustic1

  • Cole Jarman – Courtyard Project
  • Hayes McKenzie – 25 Clifton Road
  • Hoare Lea and RBA Acoustics – Lafayette 4 Pancras Square
  • AECOM – English National Ballet

Environmental, sponsored by ANV Measurement Systems

  • Miller Goodall – Dalton Square
  • Hoare Lea – GRE at Cambridge Airport
  • Arup Acoustics – HS2 West Ruislip

Innovation, sponsored by Mason UK Ltd

  • Atkins Jacobs Joint Venture  – Roadside Vehicle Noise Measurement
  • Apex Acoustics – The APEAL Method: Acoustic Performance EvaluAtion through Listening
  • WSP – Hanover Square

Vibration prediction and control, sponsored by CMS Danskin

  • WSP – Hanover Square
  • Adrian James Acoustics Ltd – Vibration Impact on Bugs

The 2020 awards are sponsored by:


The judging panels are made up of consultants, academics, suppliers and those with specialist knowledge of each award category.  The 2020 judges are:

Sue Bird   (chair of judges)
Mike Breslin, ANV Measurement Systems
Tom Brodowski, Noise & Vibration Engineering
Stephen Dance, London South Bank University
Phil Dunbavin, PDA
Adam Fox, Mason
Wes Highton, CMS Danskin
Lisa Lavia, Noise Abatement Society
Rick Methold, Southdowns Environmental Consultants
Ian Strangward, Architectural Wallzs
James Talbot, Cambridge University
Steve Thomas, Acoustic 1
Stephen Turner, ST Acoustics
David Watts, AIRO
Somayya Yaqub, LB of Ealing