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Managing Noise in the Waste Water Sector

24th May 2022

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: May 2022 Resolving noise issues in the waste water sector can cause a number of challenges given the size and complexity of sites and the types equipment installed. Noise...

Steel Price Surge

26th April 2022

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: April 2022 Over the past few years, the word ‘unprecedented’ has become synonymous when describing the COVID pandemic and with the fuel and food price escalation. In recent weeks,...

Levelling up: Wakefield Acoustics but not limited to Wakefield

22nd March 2022

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: March 2022 On 2nd February 2022, Michael Gove, the Levelling Up Secretary unveiled the government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper announcing a number of missions including the increase in...

Noise Mitigation: 7 steps for new plant & equipment

22nd February 2022

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: February 2022 When establishing a new capital project and introducing plant and equipment it is often a long, stressful and resource intensive process, especially for large developments. At the...

Quarterly Newsletter – January 2022

3rd February 2022

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: February 2022 We have just launched our quarterly newsletter which updates you on our latest blogs, projects and team updates. To become a subscriber, please email: noise@wakefieldacoustics.co.uk To view...

How to design a bespoke acoustic enclosure

27th January 2022

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: January 2022 An acoustic enclosure houses noisy equipment to protect nearby operatives or noise sensitive receptors (usually neighbouring properties). For best level of acoustic performance, the exterior of the...

Reducing Noise in the Oil and Gas Industry

25th November 2021

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: November 2021 The extraction, refinement, and distribution activities within the Oil and Gas Industry requires multiple processes and complex machinery including pumps, compressors, drive motors and standby power generation....

Tackling Environmental Noise in The Waste Industry

27th October 2021

Author: Wakefield Acoustics – Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: October 2021 Within the UK, operational permits provide protection and controls for environmental emissions. The Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 provide detailed guidance and requirements for operators within England and...

We are hiring: full-time, fully-skilled fabricator/welder

14th September 2021

There are between 40,000 and 80,000 welders in the UK and without a doubt these highly sought-after skills will continue to be in high demand. So, why should you consider working for Wakefield Acoustics Ltd (UK)? Well, before we get...

Specialist Solutions / Bespoke Designs

7th September 2021

By: Wakefield Acoustics – Industrial Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: September 2021   Wakefield Acoustics have been providing tailored noise control solutions for over 40 years. From our experience, out-of-the-box acoustic solutions don’t always work to resolve complex...

How to reduce noise in a factory

12th August 2021

By: Wakefield Acoustics – Industrial Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: August 2021   Here at Wakefield Acoustics, we often get asked about industrial noise control solutions, and in particular the noise created in factories.  As they’re often located...

Planning and Environmental Noise Control

22nd July 2021

By: Wakefield Acoustics – Industrial Noise Control Specialists | Last Updated: October 2021 The continued expansion of industrial, commercial and residential buildings in or around our towns and cities raises concerns of potential disruption from noise. The potential negative...