The Bootstrap Charity, who run Dalston Roof Park, well established in assisting new local start-up companies, were keen to establish the rooftop as a new event space. Many residents are living nearby in luxury apartments, and there was concern over potential noise and disturbance.
Shaun Murkett Acoustic Consultants Ltd were called in and commissioned to investigate and undertake noise surveys and acoustic reports with comprehensive design recommendations to allow outdoor events to operate with-out disturbing local residents.
This large roof top event space is unique to Dalston, with bands, international DJs, outdoor cinema screenings, bar and restaurant, all on a sunny large open roof, with amazing views of Hackney all around. Each summer season an eclectic mix of outdoor events take place amid the solar panels and herb garden on the roof and the space grows organically, with our technical advice and suggestions for improvements, and regular calibration of the sound limiter.
In many ways this could only happen in Hackney, a progressive and forward thinking local authority, supporting new talent and local businesses, and the Dalston Roof Park is a good example of how
Mr Old Bob - Inkflood
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Shaun has worked with the Dalston Roof Park multiple times across the years. His reports are professional and easy to follow, and his recommendations throughout the years have allowed us to continue to program high quality music events, generating an income ... we remain a cutting edge music venue.
Rosa Bowler Slade
Events and Trading Manager