King Ethelbert School

NBS Source NBS National BIM Library RIBA CPD Providers Network

Sports hall acoustic treatments for the control of noise reverberation (echo)

Acoustic decorative finish

Request an acoustic spray quotation 

Acoustic solutions for sports halls

Sports hall acoustics

We understand that each project is different and for King Ethelbert School in Kent, acoustic measurements were taken and with purpose designed software, an acoustic computer model of the sports hall was created.  This enabled us to calculate which areas required treatment to achieve the desired school and sports hall acoustics.  The sheer size of the project, determined that acoustic treatment not only had to be applied to the ceiling in certain areas but due to the height of the ceiling, the walls also needed treatment to prevent sound polarisation.

Two very different acoustic products were used to control the school acoustics:

  • SonaSpray K-13 acoustic decorative finish in white was applied to the centre area of the corrugated steel ceiling, SonaSpray K-13 in green was applied to the upper section of the steel clad walls, and SoundBlox were used at low level.

  • SoundBlox building acoustic sound blocks are the perfect product for controlling school sports hall acoustics at low frequency.  They absorb both direct and reflected sound by using Helmholtz resonator principles.

The selection of SoundBlox along with the use of absorptive cavity fillers for high frequency attenuation enabled Oscar Acoustics to adjust absorption characteristics to suit the requirement.  They are also designed to be laid along with standard masonry blocks and can create complete walls or attractive contrasting panel effects.

Once installed, SoundBlox are resistant to impact damage and require virtually no maintenance.


 View our acoustic finishes



Notting Hill Prep School | University College London | Blavatnik School of Government | Bath College Construction Skills Centre | University of Leicester | University of East Anglia | Hope Academy - Wilmott Dixon | King Ethelbert School | Oxford New College | Sevenoaks Prep School | St. Paul's Way Community School

Contact us

Send us a message using the form below and a member of the Oscar Acoustics team will be in touch.

If you would like us to call you back, please make sure to enter your phone number.

Why do we need this?
This information is key to us as some of our products require a local installer.

Something big is coming... Don't miss out!

Would you like to receive exciting updates and new product information from Oscar Acoustics no more than 2-4 times per year?

If so, please join us by ticking
KIER Group
Twickenham Stadium
Harvey Nichols
Grand Designs
Jaguar Land Rover
Mercedes AMG
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
Willmott Dixon
Network Rail
Rolls Royce