Entries by Nathan Downs

An Aesthetically Superior Versatile Noise Barrier, Northern Road, Penrith

Challenge Lend Lease in conjunction with Abi Group required a noise attenuation wall along The Northern Road upgrade project at Jordan Springs. The project needed to meet strict conditions of the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) R271 specification, including extended design life and impact resistance. Together with high acoustic performance, a key component of the solution was to maintain […]

Caltex Acoustic Solutions for Service Stations

A Caltex service station in Sydney’s west had to construct an acoustic and visual wall to shield adjacent neighbours from the operational noise of a 24 hour Star Mart service station. Owing to an unstable existing retaining wall between the construction site and neighbouring properties, the solution needed to encompass a complex cantilevered post system to […]

Dan Murphy’s Tweed Head South, NSW

Installation of an acoustic fence was required for development consent to be successfully sought for an existing Tavern and construction of a new Dan Murphy’s Liquor store. The acoustic fence required installation along the boundary of a new car park to shield adjoining residential properties from noise generated during the standard operation of the new […]

AcoustiSorb™ – The perfect sound absorbing acoustic solution

Where commercial development collides with residential dwellings, noise is fast becoming one of the most contentious environmental problems in urban areas worldwide. Local councils across Australia have begun to impose strict acoustic guidelines for all new residential, commercial and Industrial developments. As the leading manufacturers of cost-effective acoustic and boundary walls, Modular Wall Systems™ have […]

How quality fencing can improve the value of a property

Many factors can impact the sale price of a property but the price people will pay for privacy and security is often underestimated. A quality fence can be a valuable selling point, particularly as more homes are being built closer and closer to boundaries. Before putting a home onto the market, homeowners should consider the […]