How does a smoke shaft system work?

A picture of two SCS Group staff inspecting a smoke control system

FOR 25 years SCS Group has been providing smoke control solutions and has grown to become one of the UK’s leading providers of not just smoke control, but also ventilation and building management systems (BMS). But what exactly is smoke … Continue reading

Video features new BBC HQ where SCS is doing smoke work

A screen grab from Construction News' video of the new BBC HQ in Cardiff, where SCS Group is carrying our smoke control work

SCS Group was pleased to see a video uploaded recently of the new BBC Wales Broadcasting House construction site, in Cardiff, where we are carrying out smoke extract work. The video (featured at the end of this story) was filmed … Continue reading

Rave reviews for The Ned, where SCS did smoke control

A photograph of 27 Poultry where SCS Group carried out smoke control work. The former Midland Bank will open soon as 'The Ned'

A LUXURY hotel, where SCS Group carried out smoke control work, has been receiving rave reviews and much media coverage. The Ned, located at Poultry, near to the famous Bank Junction in London, is a Grade I-listed building designed by … Continue reading

Smoke extract system for renovated landmark

A photograph of the Star and Garter in Richmond Hill, where SCS Group is carrying out smoke control work

Project Title The Star and Garter Location Richmond Hill, London Project background Adjacent to Richmond Park, the Star and Garter is a Grade II-listed building which is being renovated by London Square. The site was first instated as a Royal … Continue reading

Should smoke control systems operate automatically in firefighting mode?

A picture of two firefighters battling a blaze. It's our job in the smoke control industry to keep systems straight forward

By Ben Meek BSc (Hons) BEng (Hons) (Fire Safety) Design Manager, SCS Group   When firefighters arrive at a live fire situation, they simply don’t have time to deal with complex override controls. As such, it is our job in the … Continue reading