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Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow, chooses the Gent Vigilon Compact

The Kelvinside Academy is a renowned private school in the City of Glasgow, founded in 1878. It has capacity for around 600 pupils spanning from nursery through to A-Level. Located in the Kelvinside area of the north of Glasgow, near the city’s Botanical Gardens, the site consists of the main school building, which is Category A listed, and a number of more modern additions. One of the annexes opposite the main school building is a traditional sandstone townhouse, where the Academy’...

Gent by Honeywell provides fire detection and alarm system for Titanic Belfast

Northern Ireland commemorated the centenary year of the Titanic tragedy in momentous style by creating one of the world’s largest visitor attractions. The £77m landmark building, Titanic Belfast, opened its doors on March 31 this year and is expecting more than 400,000 visitors annually. The 14,000sqm venue accommodates nine galleries of interactive exhibition space, including a dark ride, underwater exploration theatre, recreations of the ship’s decks and cabins and a luxurio...

Gent By Honeywell Installs ASD Fire Detection And Alarm System To Secure Everbuild Manufacturing Plant

Everbuild is the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of sealants, adhesives and building chemicals, operating out of a 250,000 square foot facility in Leeds. The nature of Everbuild’s business means that its expansive manufacturing plant is home to several complex mixing areas involving dangerous and potentially explosive chemicals. When the specialist company required an upgrade to its existing fire detection and alarm system, it was a challenging task that called for the experie...

Sandwell Waste Transfer Station Installs Gent By Honeywell’s Vigilon Fire Detection And Alarm System

Sandwell Council and its waste partner Serco have opened a new Waste Transfer Station in the West Bromwich area of the Midlands to help provide improved waste and recycling services to approximately 300,000 local residents. The newly constructed Transfer Station consists of three separate buildings, including the main waste recycling warehouse, office areas, a substation and a gatehouse. Selecting the most robust fire detection and alarm system that would provide the highest protection for the...

Gent Fire Detection And Alarm System Installed At Stirling University For Efficient Fire Safety

Students starting the new term at Stirling University will be able to take advantage of the biggest transformation the site has seen since the campus opened in the early 1970s. During the past 18 months, contractors have been hard at work completing the first two phases of a £38 million project to develop the highest quality student accommodation. The three-year, three-stage development program, which will be fully completed in 2015, will see the creation of 788 contemporary bedrooms in f...

Fire Security And Gent By Honeywell Deploy Public Address/Voice Alarm (PA/VA) System At BBC Belfast

When BBC Belfast staged auditions to find fire industry experts to replace their outdated system, Fire Security passed hands down. With a constant hub of activity including TV and radio output in Northern Ireland, the BBC needed an installer and system they could rely on 100 per cent to complete the job efficiently and effectively. The BBC was familiar with Gent, having used the same fire alarm system for over 30 years, but felt it was time for an upgrade to incorporate a PA/VA system that woul...

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Choose Gent By Honeywell’s Vigilon Fire Detection And Alarm System

Newcastle upon Tyne is carrying out a £300 million transformation of its city hospitals and has called in specialists, Cormeton Electronics Ltd, to carry out ‘emergency’ fire alarm ‘operations’. The Newcastle Hospitals program is the biggest health project ever seen in the North East and one of the largest in the country. The two key hospitals involving Cormeton are the new Victoria Wing and Great North Childrens Hospital at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI), a ne...

Gent By Honeywell Installs Its Fire Alarm And Detection System At Brains Brewery’s Cardiff Plant

Gent by Honeywell has supplied its innovative fire alarm and detection system to Brains Brewery’s flagship production plant in Cardiff. The recent installation is part of the Welsh brewing giant’s original plant that will enable it to meet the beer market’s growing demand for more diverse styles of beer. The project was completed by the fire alarm division of mechanical and electrical engineers, JW Morris, who has worked closely with Gent for the past 12 years. The company is...

Samsung’s Flagship Westfield Store Selects Gent By Honeywell’s Fire Detection & Alarm System

Since Westfield Stratford City opened its doors in east London last September amid a flurry of publicity, its 300 stores have lived up to the hype with thousands of visitors flocking to the shopping centre. The new £1.4 billion Westfield project is Europe’s largest urban shopping mall and will form a formidable gateway to the London 2012 Olympics. Fire protection specialists Premier Fire Systems Limited, is one of a huge network of contractors that was involved with the electrical i...

Gent By Honeywell Fire Detection & Alarm System Secures Glasgow’s One West Regent Street

Since its official completion in April 2015, One West Regent Street has attracted a number of office and restaurant occupiers. The first significant Grade A office building to be constructed in Glasgow’s city center for more than five years, it was developed by Clearbell, together with M&G Real Estate, and comprises 143,000 square foot of office and retail space over eleven levels, providing a welcome boost to the city’s commercial property market Engineering firm Weir Group PLC...

Bangor University Ensures Optimum Safety For Its Students With Gent By Honeywell Fire Detection System

St. Mary’s is a brand new student village at Bangor University, comprising nearly 900 rooms alongside a range of cutting edge facilities. HESIS Fire & Security used technology from Gent by Honeywell across the site to ensure that it has the very best fire detection solution in place. Situated next to the Menai Straits at the foot of the Snowdonia National Park in north Wales, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence. With over 12,000 students and 2,000 members of...

Bield Housing & Care Develops Innovative New Fire Monitoring Solution, Bield Response24 Alarm Receiving Center

Bield Response24, Bield Housing & Care’s alarm receiving center (ARC) has become one of the first facilities of its kind to provide fire alarm system monitoring and management. Since 1971, Bield Housing & Care has remained committed to improving the quality of life for older people by offering a diverse range of services to enable them to achieve as much independence and life fulfillment as possible. A not for profit organization, it is now one of the largest providers of housing...

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