Pressurisation system for a luxury London development
Project title: 250 City Road
Location: London, Islington
Client: Briggs and Forrester
Fine materials, elegant details, and exquisite fixtures and fittings create the perfect home, every room has a view – with residences on the upper floors offering a spectacular panorama of the buzzing capital. Outside 1.9 acres of beautifully landscaped WiFi-enabled green spaces and secluded courtyards create a sense of calm. Residents can enjoy access to five-star facilities from a state-of-the-art gym, yoga studio, indoor swimming pool, spa & treatment room to the sleek business lounge, residents’ lounge, screening & karaoke room, 24-hour concierge service, and 7th-floor rooftop terrace.
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The smoke system comprised a vertical air supply shaft serving the stairwell with run/standby pressurisation fans. A pressure control system was used to operate the system automatically and give manual override control to the fire and rescue service
The solution was installed and commissioned by Group SCS to meet the construction program and the system was compliant with BS EN12101-6.