Hush Acoustics were approached to help acoustically treat the floors within the visitors centre of the first Sake Brewery in the UK. The concern was excessive impact noise from the busy areas through the floors. The Hush floating flooring product range was used and the following case study explains more about this prestigious development.
The Hashimoto family are bringing the first UK Dojima Sake Brewery to the beautiful, historic gardens of Fordham Abbey Estate in Cambridgeshire. The Sake Brewery was founded 600 years ago in Osaka and will be a fantastic cultural addition to the stunning Georgian Abbey.
The Brewery, along with Visitor Centre, Café and Shop are the first plans in a series of developments planned for the estate, in an effort to bring more culture and new uses for the 75 acre historic estate, to be experienced by visitors.
This first stage of developments will be open to the public in Autumn 2018, with the Brewery already starting their testing in April this year.
Our Hush Panel 28 was specified for use within the recently constructed Visitor Centre, which was provided as the acoustic overlay flooring treatment. The Visitor centre will have a café above it therefore our Hush panel 28 was selected to help control the impact noise from this busy environment.
Hush Panel 28 has been designed to exceed the current Building Regulation requirements of Part E (England and Wales), Part H (Scotland) and Part G (Northern Ireland) throughout the UK. Hush’s historic and market-leading reputation was one of the main reasons that the Hush product range was selected for this development. Being the original and oldest specialist manufacturer of acoustic materials was imperative to ensure the best advice and the correct product was selected.
We worked with Alinda Barua from SCABAL Architects (Studio Cullinan and Buck Architects Ltd) to meet this required specification. An excellent working relationship developed between the architect and the Hush Technical team, which is headed by David Holder.
We look forward to visiting when it’s open to sample a bit of the Sake (and our work of course)!