St George’s Park Retirement Village, Ditching Common, West Sussex

Sound Insulation Design and Testing

This major complex comprised the construction and development of 74 new retirement flats, along with a range of on-site facilities including restaurant, bar, gym and retail.

Southdowns' was appointed by the main contractor prior to commencement of works to provide detailed acoustic design advice to ensure that the acoustic performance of the separating walls, floors, lifts and other amenity areas of the building achieved the guideline values and principles of Approved Document E. Subsequent testing of floors and walls was also undertaken on sample floors and walls, following completion of the building works.