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About Us2019-03-19T10:08:22+00:00

Soundguard Acoustics Ltd was started in 2008 by former NHS Audiologist Rob Shaddick, MSc, MIOA. The company is based in Bideford, North Devon & provides acoustic consultancy services across the South West & UK.

Are you qualified?

Yes, Soundguard Acoustics Ltd holds full member status with the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), we are full Members of the Institute of Acoustics (IoA) as well as being an accredited & registered ANC testing company for Building Control Approved Doc E sound insulation testing. We are members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) with appropriate professional indemnity insurance. All consultants are qualified to MSc level in acoustics. 

What do you do?

Our acoustic services include Environmental Acoustics, Approved Doc E sound testing, building & architectural acoustics, sound proofing design, festival & event noise monitoring, noise control, noise impact assessment, workplace noise risk assessment & expert witness cases.

Who do you work with? 

Soundguard Acoustics Ltd work with a range of professionals throughout the UK including architects, developers, contractors, design teams, Local Authority, Environmental Health Officers, residents, industrial health & safety & commercial managers across a range of organisations that includes aerospace, marine, healthcare, education, industry, leisure, events, development, Ministry of Defence, the NHS & other government organisations.

Where will you travel?

Soundguard Acoustics Ltd will cover all parts of the UK. Our local South West client base is mainly in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Avon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Hampshire & the counties of Monmouthshire, Glamorgan & Carmarthenshire in South Wales.  

Sounds good what now?

Contact us today on 01237 478142 … and we like our tea strong, in a mug, no sugar – thank you!

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Rob Shaddick, MSc, MIOA is a Member of the Institute of Acoustics & holds an MSc in Applied Acoustics, a Postgraduate Diploma in Acoustics, & the IoA Certificates of Competence in both environmental noise assessment & workplace noise assessment. Rob is a former NHS Senior Audiologist & has been both director & the lead consultant within the company since incorporation in 2008. He has driven a Tuk Tuk the length of India, he has appeared on several TV game shows and he enjoys classic car trials events, hiking, surfing & strong tea in a proper mug.