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Southville Primary School

Southville Primary School

Sector: Educational
Location: Southville, Bristol
Project: Southville Primary School Soundproofing

Client Request:

“Find a solution to prevent unintentional noise made by 30+ nursery infants, transferring directly through a narrow hallway wall, into the residential household next door.”

The Project:

Southville Primary School contacted us hoping we could reduce the excessive ambient room noise created in as classroom where 30+ infants learn and play. The airborne noise then travelled into the residential house next door, causing disturbance.

The existing hallway wall was already narrow, and as such we could not implement a typical resilient bar system. We decided upon using a ‘direct fix’ system where a dedicated (heavy duty) Soundproof Acoustic Panel is applied directly to a wall, then plastered, ready for decoration.

The Result:

Together with our clients, we were delighted to hear from the neighbouring family that our Soundproofing installation was effective in reducing the unwanted noise. The next step, when budget is available, is to install Sound Absorbing Panels to the classroom walls, in a bid to reduce echo, and absorb the room noise even further.

Southville Primary School

Southville Primary School

Southville Primary School

Southville Primary School

Southville Primary School

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    • I’m very happy with the quality of the work, the finish is fantastic and you’d never be able to tell a whole load of soundproofing materials have been installed above the plastered ceiling. The installers were really friendly, pleasant guys. They were very professional, thorough, and extremely tidy too! Best of all though, the reduction in noise from upstairs has massively exceeded my hopes – what was a constant source of sleep interruption and tired days, is now nothing more than the occasional faint sound. Worth every penny. Thanks again.

      Mr Ian Lane, Bristol
    • Very professional service. Dowlings inspected the room and recommended Maxiboard - then provided a firm quote which they stuck to and a schedule which they did not run over. The work took a 5 days to do a ceiling and one wall. They took great care to keep mess down to a minimum and left the place as clean and tidy as you could realistically expect. It was expensive but you only get what you pay for. And the good news is it worked. The noise of TVs, voices, phones ringing have all been blocked out. The foot-fall noise from above has been cut to a tolerable level. Good work!

      Mr Rowland Spyer, Clevedon
    • I asked The Sound Proofer to soundproof two walls in a top floor bedroom that had road noise and poor thermal insulation. Through chatting with Nick I was able ascertain the type of soundproofing needed and was provided a fixed price quote. Communication was excellent and they did exactly what was spec'ed out and agreed, the work started on time and continued until it was finished. I'm very pleased with the work carried out and would say that The Sound Proofer are a very professional outfit.

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