Acoustical consultancy for planning, design and testing

Engineering and consultancy services

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Architectural and building services acoustics

Our acoustic engineers have experience in architectural acoustic design of everything from performance spaces to luxury residential and office developments. We also have significant experience in building services noise and vibration control.

Our design services include:

  • Part E specifications
  • Office privacy and confidentiality
  • Gym noise control
  • BB93 School design
  • Facade and glazing specifications
  • Plant vibration isolation
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Planning and noise surveys

Our acoustic consultants engage with Local Authorities and the community at the most crucial moment in your project. Planning applications often involve noise surveys and impact assessments, and usually take place at the end of RIBA Stage 3.

Our planning services include:

  • Noise surveys
  • BS 4142 assessments
  • BS 8233 assessments
  • Noise management plans
  • Train noise and vibration
  • Venue licensing
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Testing and Commissioning

Our testing engineers are trained to the highest standard, and can provide accredited testing for residential developments, as well as commercial and school commisioning. We use only the best equipment and focus on a quick and thorough turnaround.

Our testing services include:

  • Part E Pre-completion testing
  • Acoustic privacy testing
  • Building services commissioning
  • Consulting on laboratory tests
  • Factory acceptance testing
  • Leaseholder licence to alter
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Construction noise and vibration

We provide full noise, vibration and dust monitoring services, as well as noise modelling for Section 61 applications. We can advise on measures to reduce noise and vibration from construction sites, as well as providing Local Authority and stakeholder engagement.

Our construction services include:

  • Noise, vibration and dust monitoring
  • Noise modelling
  • EIA noise and vibration chapters
  • Section 61 agreements
  • Tender reviews
  • Specification and product selection
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Timbral

pronunciation:  (ˈtæmbrəl, ˈtɪmbrəl)
adj. relating to the timbre or quality of a sound

Timbral Ltd. is an acoustics consultancy and engineering firm which provides expert advice on acoustics, noise and vibration in the built environment.

We have substantial industry experience in all aspects of acoustics consultancy, with a focus on planning, architectural and building services acoustics.

Be it performance spaces, rehearsal or recording studios, homes, offices or industrial units, we advise architects, developers, engineers, contractors and planners on acoustics, noise and vibration.

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Why use Timbral Ltd.?

We have a proven track record of working planners, developers, architects and Local Authorities to support planning applications related to noise and vibration.

Our acoustic consulatants have engaged with Local Authorities on the topic of noise for projects of every size, from single dwellings to national infrastructure projects.

Our acoustic engineers have held senior positions at multinational engineering corporations, meaning you get an expert service without the overheads.

We are fully insured and are full members of the Institute of Acoustics, the national body for acoustic consultants.

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