Acoustic Design – University of Law

Dragonfly Consulting has assisted in the project design for the redevelopment of a Leeds city centre 5 storey office building to accommodate the relocation of a major tertiary education college. Designed to national educational standards using Building Bulletin 93 (BB93) the development utilises a number of good practice elements in educational acoustic design including control of noise transmission between rooms, internal reverberation requirements and external noise break-in. The project was delivered to very tight timescales concerning the building availability and the educational ... Read more

Festival Noise – Galtres Festival

For the third year in succession Dragonfly Consulting will be undertaking noise monitoring for the Galtres music festival in North Yorkshire. This festival takes place at Duncombe Park near Helmsley and caters for up to 10,000 festival goers over the three days of the festival. Dragonfly Consulting provides an integrated noise management approach, including monitoring of existing noise levels in advance of the event, liaison with the Local Authority Licencing team, provision of a complaints management service followed by on-site management and ... Read more

Ground Borne Vibration Monitoring – Bovis Homes

Dragonfly Consulting has undertaken a scheme of construction site noise and ground borne vibration monitoring at a number of sites around the North of England and the Midlands. The client, a national house builder, has recently carried out a program of piling and vibro-compaction. As part of their responsibilities towards existing residents they employed Dragonfly Consulting to monitor levels of ground borne vibration at nearby properties to establish that vibration levels were not affecting the structural integrity of nearby buildings and ... Read more

Planning Noise – New York Stadium, Rotherham

Dragonfly Consulting was appointed to undertake a noise impact assessment for the proposed re-development of the former Guest and Chrimes foundry site in the centre of Rotherham. The site was a former steelworks concerned in the manufacturing, amongst other things, of the famous ‘New York’ fire hydrant, which closed in 1999. The Guest and Chrimes site was earmarked for development of the new stadium for Rotherham United Football Club. Dragonfly Consulting assessed the noise impact of the proposed stadium to establish if ... Read more

Licensing Noise – JD Wetherspoon – Whickham

Dragonfly Consulting is an approved consultant for a client that owns and operates a nationwide chain of award winning public houses and is currently undergoing a national expansion program. Dragonfly Consulting has been involved in assessing the noise for a number of sites for this client including one site in the North East of England that presented a particular challenge. The site was proposed in a landmark building and surrounded by residential buildings and existing businesses. Having undertaken detailed noise surveys ... Read more
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