Our practice

Established in 2008, Blue Tree Acoustics has been involved in projects all across the UK for the past 15 years.  Maintaining a small team gives our firm the advantage of delivering the highest quality acoustic consultancy services to you in the most cost-effective way.  Our Senior Consultants hold university degrees in acoustics and collectively have more than 40 years' experience in the field.  Our firm is a member of the Association of Noise Consultants, all of our technical staff are full corporate members of the Institute of Acoustics, and we also have technical staff holding Chartered Engineer status.

Our services

We offer the full range of acoustic, audio, sound, noise, and vibration consultancy services for all project stages - from feasibility to final testing. In addition to authoring the industry-standard reference handbook The Little Red Book of Acoustics: A Practical Guide, our firm is also an accredited centre delivering Institute of Acoustics short courses in Yorkshire.

Our locations

We work on all types of sites all across the UK from our central base in Sheffield, South Yorkshire - just tell us where your project is located and what it needs, and we'll put together a bespoke quote for you.

Our credentials

University degree-educated technical competence.

Both of our Senior Consultants hold degrees in acoustics from Salford University.

Decades of valid professional experience.

Our partners have honed their skills and specialisms in the field over more than 40 years altogether.

Association of Noise Consultants (ANC)

Our firm is a registered member qualified to carry out sound insulation testing under the ANC Registration Scheme.

Institute of Acoustics (IOA)

All of our technical staff hold current MIOA professional memberships. We are also an accredited centre for delivering IOA short courses.

Robust Details® 

Both of our Senior Consultants are Senior Inspectors for Robust Details®.

Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Our Richard Watson is a Chartered Engineer.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Our Richard Watson holds a current MIEEE professional membership.

Audio Engineering Society (AES)

Our Richard Watson holds a current MAES professional membership.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)

All of our technical staff hold current CSCS cards for visiting building sites.

Safety Management Advisory Services (SMAS Worksafe) / Safety Schemes In Procurement (SSIP)

Our microbusiness holds current SSIP accreditation under the SMAS scheme.

Our clients

We serve a wide variety of clients working within a range of budgets, including:

  • Government and public bodies
  • Councils and Local Authorities
  • Housing developers of all sizes
  • Private individuals
  • Event venues
  • Entertainment venues
  • Music festival organisers
  • Bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants
  • Casinos
  • Sports facilities
  • Hybrid co-working spaces
  • Retail and business park operators
  • Energy infrastructure providers
  • Mechanical services designers/installers
  • Industry and manufacturing facilities
  • Residents' associations
  • Universities
  • Planning experts
  • Architects
  • Solicitors

Get in touch

Let us know what your project is, where it's located, and what it needs - and we'll get back to you.

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