Our Approach

Taking the business forward in a pioneering direction. We are a consultancy in acoustics and environmental noise, with a difference : we inherently include guidance that takes account of sustainable design conflicts - our advice centres around the need to protect our environment and reduce our carbon footprint.  We also work on creating healthy soundscapes in and around buildings, based on current evidence. Our vision : Acoustics for a sound world.

We specialise in planning and environmental noise, architecture and building acoustics, vibration, arbitration and litigation covering all types of buildings and environments; and we place sustainability at the centre of all our project advice.

Every development requires planning permission and the recent change in legislation to the National Planning Guidance places more value on the quality of the soundscape than ever before.

The impact of environmental noise has been a major consideration for both developers and planning authorities for some time. They can avoid delays in the planning process if they address noise issues before making a planning application, especially where challenging sites can be enhanced. There is also the need now to consider how mitigation can enhance the quality of life, something where the reduction of noise, and improvement of soundscape can play a big part.

Major infrastructure projects will require detailed environmental assessments to be carried out, whereas smaller developments may only need to demonstrate compliance with national and local policies on noise and vibration. Whatever the scale of the project, we work with the planning and design teams to develop the most appropriate and beautiful design for a site, sustainably.  Acoustic assessment of the project in light of the site context is then made to maximise the chances that planning permission will be granted with the minimum delay around noise issues. Unlocking challenging noise related sites will enable us to live closer to each other and transportation services, whilst focusing on providing quality environments.


Winchester Head Office
5 Charlecote Mews, Staple Gardens
Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SR

T: +44 (0)1962 85 88 00
F: +44 (0)1962 85 88 09
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London Office
Arthur's Mission, 30 Snowsfields,
London, SE1 3SU
T: +44 (0)207 596 6635


Vibration Control:

Vibration Control:

Vibration can affect people, buildings or machines and often more than one of these receptors will be affected.

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Architectural & Building Acoustics:

Architectural & Building Acoustics:

The acoustics of a space is as important as a soundscape that can assist navigation, function, and the aesthetics of a space and the way it is used.

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Sustainable Acoustics deliver solutions for a sound future that protect people from our noisy world, enhance our environments using sound and connect people with nature, each other and with good design.

The English Cogger Partnership has been trading for 13 years, and has an established reputation. We have begun a transformation in the way that we deliver our business in response to the changing needs of our clients and urgency in delivering sustainable development.

We believe in providing a service based on excellent acoustic advice and high standards, and doing so in a way that values our staff, rises to the challenges of our clients but does not undermine the chances of future generations.