Noise Impact Assessment / Acoustic Design


Completion of detailed Noise Impact Assessments (NIA) for a wide range of project types and attendance as expert witness for oral hearings, public inquiries and planning appeals associated with completion of NIAs for planning applications.  Completion of surveys and assessments for noise nuisance cases and attendance as expert witness at court cases. Completion of BREEAM Assessments. Examples of schemes include Derrysallagh Wind Farm, Co Sligo; Killyglen Wind Farm, Co Antrim; nuisance case for The Plaza,  Buncrana (Co Donegal); nuisance case for MTL facility, Dublin Port; CAES Gas Storage Project Co Antrim; Tamnamore to Omagh 110kV overhead line and substation, Co Tyrone, A4 Dungannon to Ballygawley dualling scheme, Co Tyrone; N56 Dungloe to Glenties road scheme, Co Donegal, A1/N1 Newry Dundalk road scheme; Ringaskiddy Port redevelopment, Co Cork; Alexandra Basin redevelopment, Dublin Port; City Quays development, Belfast Port; Stockmans Way residential development, Belfast; Carnbane Industrial Estate, Co Down; various quarry / sand and gravel pits, throughout Northern Ireland; Casement Park redevelopment;

Stephen has considerable experience in providing acoustic design inputs as part of the design team for various developments.  Examples of different building types where design inputs were provided include schools (Strabane Academy, Ardnashee School), leisure centres (Ards Leisure Centre, Andersonstown Leisure Centre, Robinson Leisure Centre, Brook Leisure Centre), office buildings (City Quays 1, City Quays 2) and tourism buildings (Gobbins Visitor Centre).