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History of Apex

Apex Acoustics - early days
The Apex team in the early days

Apex Acoustics was founded in 2006 by Jack Harvie-Clark working alone, and has grown consistently since its inception. We are now firmly established as a leading acoustic consultancy nationally, and by far the largest team in the North East of England.
Using the latest technology for measurement, testing, modelling and design, we always ensure that we provide the highest levels of service. Our combination of experience and expertise allows us to offer the most practical solutions within a fixed budget on demanding timescales.
In November 2008, Apex became the first and only company nationwide to achieve UKAS accreditation for acoustic testing of schools to Building Bulletin 93. Apex was the first independent company north of Leeds to achieve UKAS accreditation for sound insulation testing to meet Building Regulations. This accreditation was awarded in January 2007, and has been held consistently since. We continue to develop more efficient methods for testing, to reduce our time on your site, reduce costs, and provide a greater quantity of testing on each site visit.
Apex became a member of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) in 2008, the only trade body representing our profession, demonstrating the highest standards of service to our clients. Jack Harvie-Clark currently sits on the main Board of the ANC, contributing to the direction of our professional trade body. He is also the ANC Board member on the Good Practice committee, with a remit to provide guidance to the industry to improve standards within the profession.
Our innovative approach to our work is based on a fundamental understanding of the underlying physics and combining this with the practical constraints of construction technology. Our work has won us accolades as judged by our peers and other industry professionals which are described here.
Our desire to see better standards and methods has resulted in our research and publications at national and international conferences, which are described on the Research pages.

Apex Acoustics Ltd Design Works, William St, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JP Head office: 0191 620 0750 Midlands: 0115 708 0750

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