Rackheath Masterplan

The village of Rackheath lies to the north of Norwich and is part of Broadland District Council’s “growth triangle”. In 2009 it was identified as one of a dozen proposed sites to create new carbon-neutral eco-communities. The government subsequently withdrew this particular programme, but in 2016 a new masterplan was published. The three interested parties … Read more

Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source is a national facility located in Oxfordshire. It is the home of a synchrotron – a huge particle accelerator which produces beams of intense light 10 billion times brighter than the sun. This is achieved by firing electrons round a large ring and syphoning off the results into adjacent laboratories. Readings can … Read more

Turbine Testing

An increasing demand for renewable energy and rising fuel costs has led to more micro turbines in locations such as farms. However, although the noise generated by such machines may differ from that produced by large industrial farms, there is still a need to assess their impact on the environment. Principal Acoustics Consultant Ian Rees … Read more

CadnaA Software

The use of industry-leading specialist software is a key element in our success. Adrian James Acoustics invests heavily in software and hardware in order to ensure we can offer an outstanding service. Our team of experts use such predictive technology to offer a comprehensive solution to customer demands, building on our wealth of experience and … Read more

Call Centre Assessments

AJA have undertaken a variety of acoustic assessments at call centres in the UK, including those operated by Aviva, Centrica, Vodafone UK and AXA. The principal acoustic challenge faced in call centres is high noise levels (usually as a result of dense population), reverberant conditions and inadequate acoustic screening between desks.  While ambient noise levels … Read more