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Mute Soundproofing® & Kruz Developments reduce sound transmission, improving customer confidentiality at HSBC.

Camberley, Surrey - Customer Meeting Room Soundproofing.

Mute Soundproofing® is working to improve confidentiality in the bank’s Camberley High Street branch, by implementing a system to reduce sound transmission between their customer meeting rooms. Phase 1 involves a series of airborne sound tests, to ascertain existing levels of insulation and to pinpoint acoustical weaknesses; critical to formulating a focused and effective scheme…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Millicom International sound insulate CEO’s office ceiling.

Chiswick, London - Private Office Sound Insulation.

Mute Soundproofing® was contracted to sound insulate an office ceiling at Millicom International Cellular, in Chiswick, London. Millicom offers a range of digital lifestyle products and services to over 45 million customers in emerging markets.  The office space has a suspended ceiling, with perforated tiles and the ceiling cavity extends across the entire office footprint….

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Bar Kick sports bar Shoreditch

Mute Soundproofing® & Bar Kick mitigate airborne sound, from the venue, causing noise nuisance to residential dwellings.

Shoreditch, London - Cafe / Bar Noise Control. 

Bar Kick is a sports bar / cafe on Shoreditch High Street, famous for table football and live football screenings. The bar contacted Mute, regarding soundproofing venue noise, with a view to resolving airborne sound, which was causing noise nuisance to residential dwellings upstairs.  Airborne sound transfer, generated within the sports bar, was reaching residential dwellings above the…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Open Table International reduce sound ingress & reverberation times at UK headquarters.

Old Street, London - Meeting Room Noise Control & Acoustics.

Open Table is a U.S. company, which provides restaurants with an electronic reservation system, offering end-users a free online, real-time reservation service. Launched in San Francisco, the company has since expanded to cities all over the world. A number of meeting rooms, at their London-based, European headquarters, have restricted use, due to prolonged reverberation times…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Netflix improve office acoustics, reducing echo at their London headquarters.

Fitzrovia, London - Office Acoustics.

Netflix is the world’s leading internet subscription service for TV programmes and films, with more than 37 million subscribers streaming worldwide. Mute Soundproofing® has been contracted by Netflix to undertake office soundproofing, and as such will design and install a method of reducing echo at their London headquarters to improve office acoustics.

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Mute Soundproofing® & Tristan Bates Theatre, design & install sound ingress solution for main theatre.

Covent Garden, London - Theatre Sound Insulation.

The Tristan Bates Theatre was founded by Sir Alan Bates in memory of his son. As described by Time Out London, the theatre is “a hotbed of new writing, performing and production talent.” Mute Soundproofing® will customise a solution to reduce airborne sound ingress. The application will improve the theatre’s acoustics, providing a more intimate…

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Trullo Restaurant

Mute Soundproofing® & Trullo enhance interior acoustics at award-winning restaurant.

Islington, London - Restaurant Acoustics.

Mute is set to commence restaurant soundproofing at Trullo in Islington, in order to improve restaurant acoustics. Trullo is an Italian restaurant, boasting an award for best young chef and offering a dining experience lauded by the likes of Giles Coren and Jay Rayner. Mute Soundproofing® will design and install a soundproofing system to improve…

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Mute Soundproofing® & ME London implement noise reduction acoustic installation for Radio Rooftop Bar.

Covent Garden, London - Hotel Sound Insulation & Acoustics.

ME London is an exclusive, lifestyle hotel, designed by world-renowned architectural practice Fosters + Partners. It is located in the heart of London’s West End, where the Strand meets Aldwych. Mute Soundproofing® has been instructed to design and build a discreet acoustic installation for the hotel’s Radio Rooftop Bar; a noise reduction system to enhance…

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Mute Soundproofing® & GQ Employment Law design & install sound absorption system to reduce echo in executive boardroom.

City of London - Boardroom Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® were commissioned to reduce echo and improve acoustics in meeting rooms at GQ Employment Law. Mute formulated a sound absorption system for the firm’s boardroom, incorporating surface-fixed acoustic panels and Cloudsorption suspended sound absorption panels to reduce echo.

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Mute Soundproofing® & Paul Smith design & install acoustic solution to reduce reverberation at London HQ.

Covent Garden, London - Meeting Room Acoustics.

The iconic fashion label has commissioned Mute Soundproofing® to design and install an acoustic solution to reduce reverberation at their head office meeting rooms. The meeting rooms to be treated have been interior designed to reflect the Paul Smith aesthetic. With this in mind, Mute Soundproofing® will formulate a complementary application to reduce reverberation and prevent…

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Domestic Cinema

Mute Soundproofing® & residential client specify & install acoustic wall mounted panels for domestic cinema room.

Wimbledon, London - Cinema Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® was commissioned to specify and install an acoustic wall mounted application for a domestic cinema room in a residential dwelling. Mute Soundproofing® undertook an on-site assessment, including sound testing, to ascertain the most appropriate audio-visual soundproofing application, in order to optimise the acoustic performance of existing audio-visual equipment. Coresorption acoustic wall mounted panels…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club conduct schedule of diagnostic sound testing at jazz music venue.

Soho, London - Music Venue Sound Insulation & Acoustics.

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club contracted Mute Soundproofing® to carry out a series of sound tests, as part of a scheme of works to resolve music venue sound bleed. Paving the way for many legendary performances since 1959, the celebrated music venue, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club has featured the most famous names in modern jazz and…

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All Saints Church

Mute Soundproofing® & All Saints’ Church measure reverberation times in main hall for custom design & installation.

Woodford Wells, Essex - Church Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® is to begin works soundproofing a church hall. All Saints’ Church is a large, originally Victorian, Church in Inman’s Row, Woodford Wells. Mute Soundproofing® carried out a site survey at the church, which included testing reverberation times, to formulate an echo-attenuating system. This custom-designed church acoustics solution is to be installed in the…

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The Pryors Hampstead

Mute Soundproofing® & Parkwood Management execute timber floors feasibility study at The Pryors.

Hampstead, London - Residential Soundproofing.

Mute Soundproofing® carried out an on-site investigation at the prestigious The Pryors apartments, to determine the practicability of proposed timber floors. The brief was to establish the potential for subsequent noise nuisance from timber floors, with a view to formulating preventative best practice. The site investigation culminated in a detailed report, advising feasibility and appropriate…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Stenham Property design & install echo-attenuating sound absorption system for executive boardroom.

Fitzrovia, London - Office Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® formulated an echo-attenuating sound absorption system for the boardroom at Stenham Property, incorporating surface fixed sound absorption panels, which were mounted to the ceiling. Supplementary works included the design and build of acoustic enclosures, to reduce airborne sound leakage from recessed ceiling speakers.

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Mute Soundproofing® & Eurasia Group reduce reverberation times inside teleconferencing meeting room.

Clerkenwell, London - Teleconference Room Acoustics.

Eurasia Group is the world’s leading political risk research and consulting company, helping clients to respond to instability and opportunities wherever they do business. Mute Soundproofing’s application will reduce reverberation times inside their teleconference room, to facilitate clearer communication during meetings.

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Mute Soundproofing® & Samaritans sound insulate counselling call centre.

Putney, London - Call Centre Sound Insulation.

Mute Soundproofing® is to sound insulate a counselling call centre in order to ensure privacy for callers. Samaritans, an emotional support service for people in distress, has commissioned Mute Soundproofing® to install a soundproofing system in one of their London counselling centres. The Samaritans service is available 24 hours a day, primarily responding to phone calls…

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Mute Soundproofing® qualifies for Constructionline.

The UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants.

Mute Soundproofing is certified for Constructionline, as a qualified acoustic company. Constructionline saves time for both suppliers and buyers in the construction industry by keeping an up-to-date register of pre-qualified suppliers.  Constructionline ensures all suppliers are qualified to government standards and provides a national on-line database for buyers to search the construction industry efficiently, without…

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Mute Soundproofing® features in June 2012 issue of Public Sector Build Journal (PSBJ).

PSBJ is a leading, modern, business-to-business, building specification publication aimed at the UK construction marketplace. The article focuses on Mute Soundproofing® projects within the public sector, in particular, soundproofing schools, charities and councils. The feature also touches on Mute Soundproofing’s collaboration with Deafness Research UK and the promotion of hearing impairment awareness through education. To…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Nickelodeon sound insulate ‘Toons Studio’ for SpongeBob SquarePants live show.

Fitzrovia, London - Television Studio Soundproofing.

Nickelodeon is an American children’s TV channel, producing hugely popular cartoon shows such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Kung Fu Panda and Power Rangers. Mute Soundproofing® has been contracted by Nickelodeon to design and install a system to sound insulate their cartoon production studio in London.

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Mute Soundproofing® & Notting Hill Preparatory School sound insulate music practice rooms.

Notting Hill, London - Music Practice Room Sound Insulation.

Mute Soundproofing® sound insulated music practice room doors for a school in Notting Hill. Notting Hill Prep. is an independent, co-educational school based in central London, for children between the ages of 5 and 13. Currently the school is keen to reduce airborne sound transfer between their music practice rooms (specifically via separating doors). Subsequently,…

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Mute Soundproofing® invited by Deafness Research to attend charity reception at BT Tower.

A medical research charity protecting hearing and preventing hearing damage.

Mute Soundproofing® is proud to support Deafness Research, a medical research charity dedicated to protecting hearing and preventing hearing damage from loud noise and other sources. Mute attended the event, to sponsor the charity’s research into  restorative auditory therapy and preventing hearing loss. To offer your support for Deafness Research, follow the link:

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Mute Soundproofing® & Exposure undertake bespoke sound absorption works at European HQ.

Fitzrovia, London - Office Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® was contracted to improve meeting room acoustics at creative advertising agency, Exposure. Mute was appointed to implement echo reduction in meeting rooms, through the employment of bespoke sound absorption works. Exposure is an international communications agency, producing campaigns for a range of global brands, including: Coca-Cola, Disney, Microsoft and Nike. Mute Soundproofing® has…

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Mute Soundproofing® & King’s College London commence Phase 2 of sound insulation works.

Covent Garden, London - University Noise Control.

Mute Soundproofing® has been re-commissioned by JISC, at King’s College London, to implement a custom designed soundproofing system within executive meeting rooms at the college. The project follows on from successful preliminary works on the college’s acoustics, undertaken in the first half of 2011.

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Mute Soundproofing® launches Mute Acoustic Furniture.

Introducing 'type-1' and 'type-2' systems.

The type-1 system is designed specifically to reduce airborne sound transfer between dividing walls, whilst providing practical storage solutions and sound absorbing furniture for a range of applications and integrations. For more information, please follow the link: type-1: noise control The type-2 system is designed specifically to reduce echo in reverberant spaces, whilst providing practical storage solutions…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Kobalt Music Group commence Phase 2 of sound absorption works in conference rooms.

Southwark, London - Office Noise Control & Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® continues application of conference room sound absorbing panels for Kobalt. In summer 2011 Mute Soundproofing®, as part of a larger scheme of works, applied sound  absorbing panels to reduce reverberation in a number of conference rooms at the global music publisher’s UK headquarters. This installation proved to be highly successful. Consequently, Mute Soundproofing® is…

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Mute Soundproofing®set to launch unique acoustic furniture concept.

Available from early 2012.

Mute Soundproofing® initiates sound absorbing acoustic furniture concept. Mute sound absorbing Acoustic Furniture uniquely incorporates soundproofing and sound absorption elements, with the ability to control room acoustics, enabling clients, from all sectors, to commission precision-made furniture, which satisfies their soundproofing and/or sound absorption needs, together with their storage requirements, in a cost and space efficient form.

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Mute Soundproofing® & Stitch Editing commence Phase 2 of sound insulation works at their London HQ.

Soho, London - TV Editing Suite Sound Insulation.

Mute Soundproofing® begin second phase of soundproofing editing suites at Stitch Editing. In spring 2011 Mute applied the Thin Wall System to sound insulate two of the four editing suites at the award-winning editing house. This installation proved to be highly successful. In the words of the company manager “…the soundproofing has made a significant…

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Mute Soundproofing® collaborates with Building Crafts College.

Stratford, London.

The Building Crafts College, founded in 1893, is the official school of learning for the Worshipful Company of Carpenters; an ancient livery dating back to 1271. The BCC is based in Stratford, East London, the patron of which is HRH the Prince of Wales. The Bench Joinery Diploma NVQ levels 2 & 3 are ‘work…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Hammersmith & Fulham Council (Disabled Children’s Team) design & build sound insulated ‘safe space’ for local family.

Hammersmith, London - Special Needs Noise Control.

Mute Soundproofing® worked with the Disabled Children’s Team, to acoustically insulate a safe space in the home of a child with special needs. The Disabled Children’s Team offers support to families requiring additional help to meet their children’s needs. This particular project required Mute Soundproofing® to create an ‘acoustic safe space’ by acoustically insulating a…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Essex University complete noise control works to rehearsal rooms & sound recording studio.

Loughton, Essex - Rehearsal Room Sound Insulation.

Mute Soundproofing® commence rehearsal room soundproofing at Essex University. Roding House is a new £1.3 million facility for the Performing Arts department at Essex University, providing students with ten rehearsal rooms and a sound recording studio. Mute Soundproofing® addressed sound transfer between two rehearsal rooms and a music recording studio, by replacing existing single doors with…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Kobalt Music Group reduce sound bleed & reverberation from noisy server at global headquarters.

Southwark, London - Office Noise Control & Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® silence a noisy server with acoustic panels at Kobalt. Kobalt is an international music publisher, securing exclusive deals with a diversity of clients; Beck, Eminem, Pearl Jam, Band of Horses and Gary Numan, to mention just a few. Mute Soundproofing® employed the Thin Wall System (to reduce bleed from a noisy  central server room) and…

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Domestic recording studio

Mute Soundproofing® & ECAM Entertainment design & build ‘Room Within A Room’ domestic recording studio.

Earl's Court, London - Music Studio Soundproofing & Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® constructed a soundproof ‘room within a room’ domestic recording studio for a music producer in Earl’s Court. A young, gifted musician, who received a grant from the European Commission, appointed Mute Soundproofing® to design and build a R.W.A.R. – a room within a room recording studio –  to form the hub of his…

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Mute Soundproofing® to become Chartered Building Company.

Having signed up to CIOB Training Partnership.

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) members are skilled managers and professionals with a common commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards. Chartered Member status is recognised internationally as the mark of a true professional in the construction industry. Watch this space for Mute Soundproofing’s progress…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Skype commence Phase 2 of sound absorption works in conference rooms.

Fitzrovia, London - Meeting Room Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® was re-commissioned to continue work on the remaining London offices, to reduce echo by addressing the issue of reverberation in all of their video conference meeting rooms. Using Echo Eliminator wall panels, a soundproofing product sourced by Skype from the US and implemented at their offices in Palo Alto, California, Mute Soundproofing® replicated the Echo…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Wimbledon Park Primary School correct severe reverberation in main assembly hall. 

Wimbledon, London - School Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® installed sound absorption panels to reduce reverberation in Wimbledon Park school hall. The school’s assembly hall, a pre-1900 build, was a veritable echo-chamber, due to its construction (hard surfaces throughout and high, barrelled ceiling), combined with en masse occupancy by children, for all manner of activities, causing severe reverberation in the school hall….

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Mute Soundproofing® feature in Deafness Research UK’s latest publication as listed sponsor.

Prevention and treatment of hearing loss.

Mute Soundproofing® features as a benefactor in Deafness Research UK magazine, sponsoring research into hearing impairment therapies. The booklet highlights Deafness Research’s studies and discoveries, explaining the charity’s work in prevention and treatment as well as detection and diagnosis of hearing loss. Its research is aimed at reducing the impact of hearing impairment. Sponsorship helps…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Stitch Editing increase sound insulation between editing suites.

Soho, London - Editing Suite Sound Insulation.

Mute Soundproofing® used the Thin Wall System to reduce flanking noise between editing suites, at Stitch Editing in Soho, London. Stitch Editing is a group of award winning film editors, whose projects range from commercials and music videos to comedy reels. Their collaborators include directors Vaughan Amell and Fredrik Bond, who are responsible for the…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Cut Laser Cut reduce noise pollution from workshop extractor fan.

Vauxhall, London - Industrial Noise Control.

Mute Soundproofing® silenced a noisy extractor fan, resolving noise pollution from a laser cutting company in Vauxhall, London. A high profile laser cutting service consulted Mute Soundproofing® regarding noise pollution from an industrial extractor fan, which was causing noise disturbance to their design studio and shop floor. The fan had been fixed directly to a mezzanine,…

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Mute Soundproofing® & Skype reduce reverberation inside video conference meeting rooms with sound absorption panels.

Fitzrovia, London - Meeting Room Acoustics.

Mute Soundproofing® used sound absorption panels to reduce echo  inside meeting rooms. Reverberation, in one of Skype’s video conference meeting rooms, was suitably reduced, through the use of Cloudsorption anti-reverberation panels, suspended horizontally from the ceiling (the subsequent air-gap between the panels and the ceiling, provides additional sound-absorbing surface area), and Echosorption soundproofing panels, fixed directly to the…

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