History

In 2019 Sandy Brown celebrates 50 years of providing acoustics advice to the building industry.

Founded in 1969 by renowned jazz clarinettist, architect and acoustician Sandy Brown and fellow architect David Binns, the consultancy originally provided specialist architecture and acoustic design services. Over the years It has been instrumental in the development of building acoustics, becoming one of the world’s most experienced acoustic consultancies and the largest independent one in the UK.

Today, Sandy Brown continues to build on knowledge and practical experience to bring about imaginative design solutions, and looks forward to continued success over the next 50 years.

2017

Royal Albert Hall

2017

Dubai Opera

Bloomberg
2017

Bloomberg HQ, London

2016

New Adelphi, University of Salford

2016

YouTube Space, London

2015

Birmingham office opens

2012

London 2012

2011

Evelyn Grace Academy

2011

MediaCityUK

2009

Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

2007

Manchester Civil Justice Centre

2006

Manchester office opens

2004

The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe

2004

The Scottish Parliament

2000

The Lowry, Salford

1997

Canary Wharf

1997

Waterfront Hall, Belfast

1995

Edinburgh International Conference Centre

1994

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

1992

ITN HQ, London

1992

AIR Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, Hampstead

1990

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

1986

Lloyd's of London

1983

St David’s Hall, Cardiff

1981

TV-am, London

1980

BBC New Broadcasting House, Manchester

1975

Sandy Brown passes away

1974

Edinburgh office opens

1974

The Institute of Acoustics is formed

1973

Association of Noise Consultants formed

1973

Radio Forth, Edinburgh

1972

London Weekend Television

1971

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

1969

Trident Studios

1969

Sandy Brown Associates formed

1969

Opening of the first London office