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Protec Provides 6000PLUS Series Fire Alarm System To Enhance Fire Safety At Premier Inn Hotel

Premier Inn is the biggest chain of hotels in the UK, featuring in many towns and cities making up a network of over 800 hotels nationwide. With the continued popularity in air travel, Premier Inn decided to construct a hotel at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4. The construction of the hotel was an eight-storey, 613-bedroom hotel offering various size bedroom suites along with customer lounge and restaurant. Protec were employed to design, supply, install and commission both fire alarm and emergency...

Protec Provides Fire Alarm System To Enhance Fire Safety At Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The construction of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, which is one of the UK’s super hospitals and at the time of creation was the largest project of its kind in the country outside of the Olympics development. The steel and glass towers of the hospital now dominate the city’s skyline. The facility has the largest single-floor critical care unit in the world, with 100 beds. Service personnel are treated in single rooms or four-bed bays in a 30-bed military section located in the...

Protec Installs Its Fire Alarm Systems For NHS Nightingale Hospital North West’s Medical Facilities For COVID-19 Treatment

2020 saw the United Kingdom hit with a worldwide pandemic of a respiratory disease called COVID-19. It saw thousands of people hospitalized and cause a severe strain on the country’s NHS services. The UK government decided to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and assist the under-pressure NHS, by building seven new temporary hospitals, located around the United Kingdom. The seven hospitals were to re-purpose existing, multi-function public buildings, such as London’s ExCel, Birmingham&rs...

Protec Provides Full Turnkey Solution, 6000PLUS Series Talking Sounders And Fire Alarm System For The Laurus Trust’s Schools

The Laurus Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust predominantly based within the Greater Manchester area. The trust consists of seven schools which are: Cheadle Hulme High School, Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Laurus Ryecroft, Didsbury High School, Hazel Grove High School, Gorsey Bank Primary School and Cheadle Hulme Primary School. In 2017, The Laurus Trust, along with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), selected BAM Construction Northwest, based in Salford, to deliver the Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Ch...

Protec Fire Provides Fully Networked Fire Alarm System To Enhance Fire Safety At The Media City

The Media City in Salford Quays is the UK’s first purpose-built media hub built on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal. Construction started in 2007 with the site owner, Peel Group as the developer and Bovis Lend Lease as the main contractor for the 200-acre site which was opened by the Queen in March 2012. The principal tenant, the BBC moved five London-based departments to the NW development – with as many as 1,600 jobs re-located from London, as well as several major BBC depar...

Protec Provides Aspirating Detection Systems To Enhance Fire Safety At James Hall’s Warehouses

James Hall founded in 1863 in Southport, Lancashire is a wholesaler, manufacturer and distributor of goods to around 640 SPAR shops in the north of England. With over 150 years of experience in the food retail and wholesale industry, James Hall has acquired a range of businesses to help support their SPAR brand. James Hall owns multiple warehouses and distribution centers within the north of England. One being their primary purpose-built distribution center first constructed in 2010. The distri...

Protec Deploys A Complete Fire Detection System, With VEPA And Disabled WC Alarm System, At London Aquatics Centre

The London Aquatics Centre is located in Stratford, on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park complex and is designed by renowned architect, Zaha Hadrid. Constructed by Balfour Beatty in 2008 and completed in July 2011, well in time ready to feature in the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics events. London Aquatics Centre The London Aquatics Centre is home to a 50-meter competition swimming pool, a 25-meter competition diving pool and a 50-meter warm-up pool, with all of them featuring a movable fl...

Protec Explains The Difference Between Addressable Or Conventional Fire Alarm System

While installing a fire alarm system in the building, the question, however, is which approach should one take? Should one go with the simple conventional fire alarm system? Or the more intelligent addressable fire alarm system? In this article, Protec discusses the pros and cons of both types of systems in the hope of assisting with the best method for one and their project. Conventional Fire Alarm System Let’s start with the simplest of the two systems. A conventional fire alarm system...

Protec Installs And Commissions Fire Alarm System At Olympic Stadium

The 2012 Olympic Stadium located in Stratford, London created for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympic games. The stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for each of the two games. The stadium also featured in the majority of the track and field events at the games. The initial construction of the Olympic Stadium began in May 2008 and was completed on time and within budget in March 2011. The development was the biggest project of its type in Europe at that time, along with it being the m...

Protec Installs Fire Alarm And Security System At Nido Spitalfields

Nido is a 33-story tower, situated in the heart of the bustling Spitalfields district of London; the tower is the third tallest student dormitory in the world. The building offers a modern student housing development providing 1,200 student beds as well as retail units, office space, residential apartments, and several leisure facilities. Services Covered Fire Alarm Disabled Refuge Disabled Toilet Alarm CCTV Access Control The Challenge Protec was issued with the task of supplying, i...

Protec Installs And Commissiosn A Fire Detection System At Dublin Airport T2

Construction of Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport began in 2007 and opened in November 2010, the terminal is home to 19 departure gates and sees an average of 15 million passengers annually. Terminal 2 has around 9000 m2 of retail and catering outlets, 58 check-in desks, and provision for self-service and online check-in and baggage drop. Services covered Fire Alarm Aspirating Fire Detection Smoke Damper Control Challenge Consultants ARUP set protec the challenge to design develop, supply,...

Protec Announces The Release Of The 6000PLUS Range Of Addressable Point Sensors

The point detector is the most common of all fire detection devices. Sometimes taken for granted, it is the first line of defense for fire protection. Many elements are taken into consideration when it comes to fire protection. However, the most critical decision is not the chosen brand or its open or closed protocol, but the type of point detector selected. This verdict determines the safety of staff, customers, and the property. 6000PLUS addressable point sensors The 6000PLUS range is Prote...

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