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Victoria Seaplane Terminal

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The seaplane terminal in Victoria’s inner harbour is moving out to sea from its current land based position and will serve both Harbour Air and Kenmore Air. The new $4-million terminal building will occupy approximately 5,200 square-feet and will be built off-site and then floated into place. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. are providing design services for […]

The Penny Farthing Pub


The Penny Farthing Pub is an “Olde Irish” style Pub located in the heart of Oak Bay Village in Victoria, BC. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. were asked to examine the potential for noise from a proposed outdoor patio to disturb nearby residents. The state-of-the-art sound propagation modeling software CadnaA was used to create a three-dimensional model […]

Highway 17 – McTavish Interchange


The McTavish Interchange project consisted of replacing the signal controlled intersection at McTavish Road and Highway 17 with a grade separated interchange. The project was undertaken to improve safety, enhance transit and improve access to the Victoria International Airport. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. was retained to measure existing noise levels at 13 residences in the vicinity […]

Victoria Harbour Seaplane Noise Study

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For many decades commercial seaplane service from Victoria Harbour has provided the fastest way for government workers, business people and tourists to get from BC’s capital to downtown Vancouver and other lower mainland locations.  However, during the late 1980’s and 1990’s, former industrial and marine use lands surrounding the harbor were redeveloped for multi-family residential […]

Dockside Green


Dockside Green is a LEED Platinum certified 15-acre, mixed-use development adjacent to the Upper Harbour of downtown Victoria. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. has been involved with the project since the initial site planning stage and continues to provide acoustical consulting services. To date these have included the monitoring of exterior noise levels over the site due […]