Barclays plc is a British financial services company and multinational investment bank. Since its establishment in 1690 Barclays has grown to over 4,750 branches in 55 countries, with 1,600 of these located in the UK. They are sponsors of the UK’s football Premier League, the...

Transport for London (TFL) are the main authority for all aspects of ground transport in London, running the day-to-day operation of London’s public transport network and managing its main roads. Hearing loop systems of various types are now fitted at ticket offices, help points, platforms, taxis...

Victoria Station, also known as London Victoria, is Britain’s second busiest train hub, serving over 84 million passengers annually. This station connects three of London’s busiest Underground lines with major National Rail routes, bringing millions of tourists to major attractions such as Buckingham Palace and...

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is Canada’s fifth major airport and the primary air hub of Alberta province. It provides scheduled non-stop flights to 55 destinations, including the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. In 2018 it served over 8 million passengers. The airport...

The National Trust is an independent charity and membership organisation for environmental and heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1895 and owns over 500 properties throughout the UK, which includes historic houses and gardens, industrial monuments and social history...

Accessibility was a keyword in the development of the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island in New York in 2018/19. Central to that was a comprehensive assistive listening system from Contacta to give visitors with hearing loss the best possible experience of the new...

Thorpe Park is one of the UK’s largest and most popular theme park resorts. Located in the lush countryside of Surrey, the park welcomes over 1.5 million visitors annually and is home to some of the country’s most exhilarating rides. The resort includes a hotel...

One million visitors pass through the ticket counters of Dublin Zoo in Ireland every year.  Dublin Zoo is renowned for its wide variety of animals and rare species, attracting visitors from far and wide. Visitors have protection from the weather when paying for admittance at the...

Scania is one of the world's leading motoring truck manufacturers.  Its brand-new state of the art UK headquarters was close to completion in 2018 when they asked us to install hearing loops. The three-storey building in Milton Keynes had 18 rooms that needed assistive listening systems. Our...

Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan is a ‘Megachurch’ with a congregation of more than 4,000. The church underwent a $25 million expansion in 2014, adding 300 seats to its capacity. As part of the redevelopment, one of our main US dealers installed a large phased array...

It had become a challenge for Fred Bonage to watch television because of his hearing loss. Aged 90, he was losing the pleasure of his favourite programmes despite wearing hearing aids. Keen to find a solution, Fred’s granddaughter Maxine purchased and installed a Contacta HLD3 loop...

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is an elevated rail and subway system that serves 48 stations along six routes on 112 miles of lines in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. With an average of more than 124 million passengers a year, BART is the...

Ever wondered what a difference a hearing loop can make to a venue? Watch our video testimonial by Eastbourne Theatres to find out the impact on their business. The account of two theatregoers illustrates how the experience for end users is transformed by the installation...

Contacta was commissioned to transform the listening experience for theatre-goers of the Devonshire Park Theatre in Eastbourne in the summer of 2013. The theatre had an old infrared solution installed which was not addressing the needs of it's hearing device wearing customers. According to a...

Chester station is a grade II listed building in the north-west of England with a 170 year history. Hearing loops had been installed in the station. Its operators at the time, Arriva Trains Wales, and property maintenance managers, Integral UK Ltd, asked Contacta Systems to review...

Based in Cobham, Surrey, The Yehudi Menuhin School provides a holistic education for around 85 musically gifted boys and girls aged from 8 to 19. We were asked to review the hearing loop provision in the School’s Menuhin Hall, an auditorium used not only by the...

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