What is a PCT?

If the initials PCT spell confusion to you, we can answer the most common questions about this important regulation. What is a PCT? A Pre-Completion Test (PCT) is a requirement under Part E of the government’s Building Regulations.  Also known as a sound insulation test, the aim is to ensure reasonable standards of sound insulation … Read more

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

Residents and Festivals

King’s Lynn is a typical North Norfolk market town. For over 500 years the Tuesday Market Place has been its trading centre. This site also serves as a car park and for three weekends every year hosts the spectacular Festival Too music festival. Large crowds flock to the Market Place to hear a wide variety … Read more

Blackhorse Mills

Blackhorse Mills is a new flagship development overlooking the scenic Walthamstow Wetlands. Comprising 479 homes, 11 commercial units and community spaces, it includes a gym, sun lounge area, outdoor pool and private dining rooms. Developed by Legal and General, it has become the first build-to-rent scheme to achieve the prestigious new Home Quality Mark. This … Read more

Lincoln College apartments

120-121 High Street, Oxford is a neo-Gothic listed building in the heart of the city. During the nineteenth century it was home to businesses such as a saddler’s, a bootmaker’s store and “James Russell’s Pianoforte Saloon”. It was also the location of Oxford’s first ever bank, with various banks occupying the building for over 150 … Read more

Hammerton Court Dementia Intensive Care Unit

Hammerton Court is an outstanding dementia care unit built adjacent to the Julian Hospital in Norwich. Architects Ingleton Wood appointed Adrian James Acoustics to carry out a comprehensive acoustic assessment of the scheme. The design is based around three attractive courtyards, with 36 bedrooms, a coffee shop and lounge areas offering a long term home … Read more

Stirling Prize 2019: Goldsmith Street, Norwich

We are delighted to announce that the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize has been won by a project where AJA carried out both the acoustic design and sound testing. This is the first time ever that the Stirling Prize has been awarded to a social housing design. Goldsmith Street is a major social housing development consisting … 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