Fire Protection - Case Studies

Gent By Honeywell’s Fire Detection And Alarm System Ensures Enhanced Security For Goldington Academy

Gent by Honeywell's fire detection and alarm (FDA) solution has been selected to protect the Goldington Academy in Bedford. S-Quad dual optical network A Gent three panel S-Quad dual optical network has been installed across the middle school’s 1960s’ education blocks, including a sports hall and an arts center/gymnasium. The Goldington Academy, renowned for both its educational standard and its extracurricular activities in sport, music and drama, won Academy status in 2011 and ha...

Gent By Honeywell Fire Detection And Alarm System Secures Luxury Hotel In The Scottish Highlands

Gent by Honeywell has supplied its innovative fire detection and alarm (FDA) system to a new luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands. The system was installed by long time Gent system integrator, Northern Security Alarms. The hotel, Links House at Royal Dornoch, overlooks the first tee of the Royal Dornoch Golf Course and incorporates a fully restored nineteenth century manor house alongside a newly built addition. “The main requirement for the project was a flexible and comprehensive alar...

Edinburgh Napier University Installs Gent By Honeywell’s Advanced Fire Detection And Alarm System

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in the country, with almost 18,000 students based across twelve campuses in the Scottish capital. The University has recently embarked on an ambitious £100m investment program to provide some of the UK’s best teaching and learning facilities. One of the campuses currently being developed is the Merchiston campus which houses the majority of the University’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Bui...

Gent’s Fire Detection And Alarm System Ensures Enhanced Security At Scotland’s The Highlander’s Museum

An innovative fire detection and alarm (FDA) solution from fire industry experts Gent by Honeywell has been selected to protect visitors at one of the UK’s largest regimental museums, Scotland’s Highlander’s Museum. Gent Vigilon system The Gent system has been installed as part of a £2.9 million redevelopment program which has transformed the museum into a heritage center where visitors can learn about the history of army regiments raised from the region and their links...

Gent By Honeywell Fire Detection And Alarm System Installed At UK’s Beacon Arts Centre

A fire detection and alarm solution from fire industry experts Gent by Honeywell, has been installed in one of the UK’s newest cultural venues, the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock, Scotland. Opened to visitors in January 2013, The Beacon is situated at Customhouse Quay, overlooking the River Clyde estuary. The prestigious building is the replacement venue for the Greenock Arts Guild Theatre, which served the community of Inverclyde for 65 years. Gent Voice Alarm (VA) system At the brand...

Gent By Honeywell Installs Its S-Quad Visual Alarm Devices At The Royal Spa Centre

Gent by Honeywell installs its new S-Quad Visual Alarm Devices (VADs) in Leamington Spa’s renowned entertainment venue, the Royal Spa Centre. The popular purpose built theatre and cinema, owned by Warwick District Council, recently upgraded its entire fire detection and alarm (FD&A) system to a fully integrated Gent Vigilon Compact solution, that incorporates more than 50 S-Quad VADs throughout the multi-use building. Visual Alarm Technology Warwick Council had expressed interest in...

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’...

Metalline’s A1 Constructed Ultima Spandrel Panels Offer A Safe Replacement For Camden Tower Blocks

Metalline’s fire rated non-combustible Ultima Spandrel panels have been specified to replace the existing window panels on five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Camden. Ultima Spandrel panels The decision by Camden Council to replace all combustible material from their tower blocks is part of a major upgrade to ensure the safety and security of their residents. A key influence on the decision to specify Metalline’s Ultima Spandrel Panel was the fabricators willingness to put...

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...

AQUASYS Installs High Pressure Water Mist Systems To Secure The Titan Cement Group’s Cable Tunnels

In the cement plant in Bani Suweif, Egypt, cable rooms and cable tunnels with a total length of 950 m are protected with a high pressure water mist (HPWM) system from AQUASYS. The plant is located 110 km south of Cairo and belongs to the Titan Cement Group, a cement and building materials manufacturer with over 100 years of industry experience. Switching systems and cable ducts are the lifeline of production plants and therefore its fire protection is of major importance. The low water consumpt...

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment Secures Contract To Supply HydroPen Container Firefighting System For V.Ships Hamburg

Container firefighting across the V.Ships Hamburg container ship fleet has been entrusted to the HydroPen system, after VIKING Life-Saving Equipment secured a contract to protect over 40 ships against one of the industry’s fastest growing safety hazards. Countering rise in container fires The alarming rise in the number of container fires has brought calls for urgent action from the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), with stakeholders urged to encourage IMO to strengthen fir...

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