CSP Acoustics is a focused, specialist company offering a range of consultancy services covering Architectural, Environmental and Building Acoustics and Sound Insulation Test Risk Managenent and Testing throughout Scotland and the UK. CSP Acoustics is a new company formed to take forward, expand and develop the acoustical services previously delivered for 25 years by one part of the Charlton Smith Partnership. The company is located in Broughty Ferry, Dundee and retains the involvement of long established consultant, Nick Charlton Smith, as well as having additional resources, staffing and management to expand and take forward its services.


CSP Acoustics specialises in Architectural and Building Acoustics, Environmental Noise, Noise Impact Assessments and Noise Control for a wide range of private and public clients and other professionals within the building industry throughout Scotland and the UK. The company is skilled in Control of Noise at Work assessments and related guidance to industry and also provides wide ranging environmental noise surveys and noise mapping services – in relation to transport and other environmental noise issues.

The company has extensive experience across a wide range of construction, building, environmental noise and building acoustics issues and relishes responding to the increasing range of challenges presented by clients across these fields. The company is client facing in all that it does, seeing its reason for existence the provision of practical, cost effective solutions to client problems.

Test Centre

The CSP Acoustics Test Centre provides Sound Insulation Testing together with guidance and services in Test Risk Management - a service specifically designed to help avoid test failure at project completion. From early design, through construction and testing the company can help provide increased levels of confidence that the project team will meet their building performance, time and cost objectives in relation to project delivery, helping minimise the risk of costly remediation and delays.

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CSP Acoustics - Planning and Noise

Planning and Noise

Pan 56 Superseded by PAN 1/2011 - "Planning and Noise" and Technical Guidance

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CSP Acoustics - Noise (Legislation Maze Series)

Noise (Legislation Maze Series)

"Noise is a matter of critical concern at every stage of construction projects and is controlled through a broad array of Acts, regulations and standards." - Nick Smith, CSP Acoustics LLP.

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CSP Acoustics - Test Risk Management - Guidance

Test Risk Management - Guidance

Guidance from CSP Acoustics on Test Risk Management. Download PDF (1.25MB)