Trade body releases acoustic awards shortlist

National trade body the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has unveiled the shortlist for its acclaimed Acoustic Awards programme.

Promoting and recognising excellence among UK acoustic consultants, the awards celebrate 15 projects across five categories.

They include ‘Architectural Acoustics: Commercial Buildings,’ sponsored by H & H Acoustic Technologies, ‘Architectural Acoustics: Education Buildings,’ sponsored by Ecophon and ‘Environmental Noise,’ sponsored by ANV Measurement Systems.

‘Smaller Projects,’ sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer and ‘Vibration,’ sponsored by Pliteq, complete the line-up.

A distinguished panel of judges comprising of academics and professionals, as well as representatives from the sponsor companies, have scrutinised the entries.

The winners will now be revealed at the ANC Acoustic Awards ceremony, taking place at the Hyatt in Birmingham on June 21.

More details of the judges and the full list of shortlisted entries can be viewed at

ANC members provide consultancy advice across all areas of acoustics, noise and vibration sectors to support the built environment, transportation and entertainment sectors.

Their expertise creates usable environments from the most challenging sites. 

Members also aid the well-being and comfort of building-users across the whole spectrum of use, in public, private and commercial places.

Robert Osborne of ANC, said:

“The ANC awards highlight the skill and ingenuity of our UK-based acoustic and noise professionals, and the dynamic and diverse nature of the industry overall.”

“They demonstrate excellence among our members in addressing challenges across the nation and around the world – championing innovation and originality and showcasing the significance of a profession which blends art and science to transformational effect.”