Tall Building Fire Safety - Case Studies

C-TEC’s Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C Domestic Fire Detection And Alarm System Secures Manchester’s Oxygen Towers

C-TEC’s revolutionary Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system has been chosen for three iconic tower block developments in Manchester, United Kingdom. Located in the center of Piccadilly, Oxygen Towers is a striking set of three new 31-storey, 16-storey and 10-storey buildings consisting of 345 stylish 1, 2 and 3-bedroomed apartments and 12 spacious family townhouses. Protecting futuristic ‘vertical village’ Designed to provide the ultimate living...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance Opts For Vimpex’s Safety Helmets To Protect Their Emergency Medics And Rescue Personnel

When Thames Valley Air Ambulance’s Helicopter Emergency Medics became concerned about their current helmet due to its obsolescence and poor comfort, the charity contacted Vimpex who they were aware had successfully supplied helmet solutions to other Air Ambulance Services, including Lincolnshire and Kent. Pacific R6C Rescue Helmet Following meetings to identify product performance requirements, and a product trial by critical care paramedics and doctors, Thames Valley Air Ambulance chose...

Lloyds Building Installs MxPro 5 Panels Advanced Fire Protection

A network of 10 MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced, have been installed to protect London’s famous Lloyds Building. About Lloyds Building Also known as the Inside-Out Building, the Lloyds Building is located in the City of London’s main financial district and is a leading example of radical Bowellism architecture in which services for the building such as ducts and lifts are located on the exterior to maximize space in the interior. Built-in 1986, commercial office development becam...

Cadiz Fire Brigade In Spain Takes Delivery Of Bristol Uniforms’ Fire Kit With Ergonomic XFlex Design

Cadiz Fire Brigade in Spain has recently taken delivery of new, state-of-the-art fire kit supplied by Bristol Uniforms, a globally renowned designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe. The contract was secured through Bristol’s international distributor, El Corte Ingles, who fought off stiff competition to secure the four-year contract. Ergonomic XFlex design Cadiz has ordered 780 sets of Bristol’s lightweight, ergonomic XFlex design (c...

Infographics Announces Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service Is First UK FRS To Adopt Live FireWatch Bi-Directional Mobilization Interface

Infographics has announced that Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is the first UK FRS to adopt the new FireWatch Bi-directional Mobilization Interface, with other services expected to deploy this functionality in the near future. FireWatch Mobilization Interface The FireWatch Bi-directional Mobilization Interface with Capita Vision is designed to enable greater real-time data sharing between the FireWatch Fire Service Management Platform, Capita Vision Mobilization System and on-applian...

Cornwall Fire And Rescue Service Equip With Bristol Uniforms’ New Structural Firefighting PPE

Firefighters across Cornwall are wearing brand new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), procured through the UK Collaborative PPE Framework.  All 560 firefighters in the county have been equipped with two sets of new gold-colored structural coats and trousers, along with flash hoods, and a set of both structural and rescue gloves. Structural PPE The new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), designed and manufactured by Bristol Uniforms, benefits from the very latest in fiber and fabric tec...

Advanced Secures Jedburgh Abbey With Their Addressable Fire Panel MxPro 5

Jedburgh Abbey, a 12th century Augustinian abbey located on the Scottish Borders, has selected the MxPro 5 panel, from Advanced, to protect a rich heritage of treasures on display in its visitor center. Founded by David I, King of the Scots, nearly 1000 years ago and famed for its unusual architecture, Jedburgh Abbey is one of the four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders. The Abbey’s museum houses some of the famous works of art associated with the early history of the site a...

Wexham Park Hospital Equips With Advanced MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Panels To Protect Newly Opened Emergency Assessment Center

Wexham Park Hospital is a large acute NHS hospital situated near Slough in Berkshire. The 588-bed hospital is one of three managed by Frimley Health NHS Foundation trust, one of the top performing NHS trusts in the United Kingdom. As well as the main hospital building, the site has a large post graduate building, ambulance station, staff accommodation and a new £49 million, state-of-the-art, four-story Emergency Assessment Center. Responsible for the design, supply, installation, testing...

Advanced Electronics MxPro 4 Multi-Protocol Panels Secure Badgeworth Court At Gloucestershire

A country house steeped in almost two centuries of history is now being protected by benchmark MxPro 4 multi-protocol panels from fire systems leader Advanced. Designed by the resident architect to the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester Cathedral, the grade II listed Badgeworth Court, Gloucestershire, was built in 1829 as the home of Colonel Selwyn Payne. After a rich 190-year history the house has now been converted into a residential care home run by Barchester Healthcare - one of the UK’s...

Advanced’s MxPro Fire Alarm Control Panels Installed At London’s Renowned Riverside Studios

A network of fire panels from Advanced has been installed at the prestigious Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, London. Home to a string of hit television shows, including Celebrity Juice, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Top of the Pops, the Riverside Studios lays claim to being the most modern TV studio in the United Kingdom. MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels Two MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels, four repeater panels and a bespoke damper control panel have been installed, as part of a five-year...

Advanced Updates Fire Protection At A Florida High-Rise With A Networked And Intelligent Fire System

The system was installed by Alemany Building Solutions at Sands Pointe, an upscale, 29-story condominium located in Sunny Isles Beach on a barrier island in northeast Miami-Dade County. Sunny Isles Beach has been a major real estate development location for luxury high-rise condominiums and hotels since the early 2000s. Drawing on 15 years’ experience delivering engineered fire safety solutions in large, complex developments, Alemany Building Solutions specified Advanced’s Axis AX f...

XCMG Deploys Four Multi-Function Emergency And Fire Rescue Vehicles To Golmud, Qinghai Province, China

XCMG has announced sending four multi-function emergency and fire rescue vehicles to Golmud, Qinghai Province, in China. The emergency response vehicles developed by XCMG Research Institute opens a new chapter for the commercial application of emergency rescue solutions. Since 2016, XCMG has made the development, application and promotion of emergency fire and rescue vehicles a priority. Taking part in key state projects to research basic theories, core technologies and equipment design, XCMG h...

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