Soundproofing a busy North London recording studio

It was a privilege to work with Hermitage Works Studios to expand their busy North London studio. The architect was Neil Davies architects.

A bare commercial unit in Finsbury Park was divided up and converted into a recording studio, reception, mixing suite and office.

A large part of the work was soundproofing the live room and mixing room: building decoupled soundproof structures using timber joists and studs that hugged the main area without touching it, clad with resilient bars and high-density plasterboard.

There are some nice joinery and cabinetry details here, which have been built on site. Sound resistant flush-fitting oak window shutter designed by Neil and built on site by Jonathan. The mixing room desk and racking are white-faced birch plywood.