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Elbe Philharmonic with fire doors, acoustic doors and

Elbe Philharmonic with fire doors, acoustic doors and

Teckentrup UK Ltd

When we think of the „Elbe Philharmonic Hall“ most of us imagine the impressive silhouette or the concert hall. Hamburg‘s new landmark also has a hotel, restaurant and apartments where high quality interior design is also in evidence. Functionality may not be the headline stealer but the safe use and operation of the building is a key design element for ensuring visitors, residents, suppliers and artists reach their destinations safely and quickly. A walk around behind the scenes shows how the doors interact with the buildings functionality and aesthetic demands.
Forbury Place, Reading. Fire Curtains over Lift Doors

Forbury Place, Reading. Fire Curtains over Lift Doors

Coopers Fire Ltd

Coopers installed FireMaster fire curtains with smoke control over the lift door openings on each of the ground and upper seven floors and two on the basement so a total of forty eight curtains. An important part of the design of the building on the ground and first floor was to subtly integrate the fire curtain headbox and side guides into the lift opening.
Supply chain scrutiny key to minimising fire door risks

Supply chain scrutiny key to minimising fire door risks

Promat UK

The Hackitt Review has brought to the broader public attention the myriad of standards and testing or assessment methods that specifiers and the fire protection sector has had to carefully navigate for many years. And whilst the debate continues about the best way forward in respect of specific applications, one positive step that fire door manufacturers can take right now is to go back to basics and check whether their supply chain for fire resisting components is opening the door to risk.Fire resistant products like fire rated glass, intumescents and core materials are composed to precise specifications.
Colditz castle: Teckentrups fire-protection in a historical building with all glass fire doors and fire doorsets creates a brilliantly sympathetic fire protection solution

Colditz castle: Teckentrups fire-protection in a historical building with all glass fire doors and fire doorsets creates a brilliantly sympathetic fire protection solution

Teckentrup UK Ltd

The recently renovated 'schloss Colditz' in Saxony, Germany is a great example of how to reconcile the often conflicting demands of historic preservation and fire-protection. The renovation has not just fulfilled fire-protection requirements but the planners have used extremely discreet solutions that fit with historic preservation requirements. Many of the passageways have been fitted with Teckentrup T30 all-glass doors, which combine functionality with aesthetics and maximum transparency.
First class fire protection for the underground airport car park. 300 fire-proof doors and 52 sliding and sectional fire-resistant doors provide maximum safety on four car park levels.

First class fire protection for the underground airport car park. 300 fire-proof doors and 52 sliding and sectional fire-resistant doors provide maximum safety on four car park levels.

Teckentrup UK Ltd

A four-storey underground car park needs to meet enormous fire protection requirements. Preventive fire and smoke protection and fully functional escape routes and emergency exits were top of the list when planning the doors and barriers. T90 fire and smoke protection doorsets were used for highly frequented areas with a higher risk of fire and the gallery and escape routes between the individual fire compartments were fitted with single and double-leaf T30 doorsets with round glazing. Access points to the individual levels were equipped with T30 sliding doors and T30 sectional doors.
Bolton Gate Thermafold Doors protect the Fire Station at Hong Kong Disneyland

Bolton Gate Thermafold Doors protect the Fire Station at Hong Kong Disneyland

Bolton Gate Company

When the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort was planned, the project included a 7-bay fire / ambulance station which featured a garden style theme to enable the buildings to harmonise with the green surrounding and the nearby Theme Park. Bolton Gate were specified to provide fourteen electric folding doors which included a special green powder coating, Lexan vision panels and faux louvres to each door. In addition, the doors had to be designed to resist typhoon loadings of up to 3Kpa, were manufactured in Bolton and shipped to Hong Kong where they were installed by the local agent Deacon.
Clement Windows supply fire rated doors and screens to historic Surrey school

Clement Windows supply fire rated doors and screens to historic Surrey school

Clement Windows Group

City of London Freemens first opened in Brixton in 1854 for ‘the maintenance and the religious and virtuous education of orphans of Freemen of the City of London’. Paid for by the Corporation of London both boys and girls were enrolled from the outset making it the one of the oldest co-educational independent schools.In 1926 the school moved to Ashtead Park in Surrey. The Grade II* listed Main House at Ashtead Park had been the home of Sir Robert Howard, Chancellor of the Exchequer during the 17th century.In 2016 an ambitious development project was commenced, due to span the next decade. The modernisation of the Main House, now the Sixth Form Centre, involved a redesign of the building and the new layout required fire screens to ensure the building met with current Building Regulations. Clement Windows Group supplied the internal fire rated doors and screens at the top of the adjacent internal stairs which are access controlled and linked into the main fire control of the building.
30 Minute Fire Rated Revolving Door. The Heuvel Shopping Mall, The Netherlands

30 Minute Fire Rated Revolving Door. The Heuvel Shopping Mall, The Netherlands

Bauporte Doors UK Ltd.

Located in the Centre of Eindhoven, an existing mall takes on an entirely new expression - one which aims to push a complete shopping experience to its visitors. One of the main challenges was how to create the entrance from the car park to the shopping mall. We needed to meet a 30-minute fireproof door regulation and prevent exhaust air from the car park entering the retail area, so we needed an extremely functional solution. At the same time, the entrance was an opportunity to make an impression on visitors - so a highly aesthetic solution was also required.
Forza fire doors and screens suited with Forza veneer panels at Royalty House, Watford

Forza fire doors and screens suited with Forza veneer panels at Royalty House, Watford

Forza Doors Limited

Specialist commercial refurbishment company Saracen Interiors delivers four floors of stunning Grade A office accommodation in the heart of Watford’s Met Quarter. Early discussion with Forza regarding project floor plans and elevations enabled the Forza team to prepare veneer layons that fully utilised the potential of the species distinctive decorative features and then create panel layout drawings in order that product delivered to site was clearly sequentially numbered for installation. Incorporated in the project joinery component package for Forza were items such as skirting and lift surrounds in addition to mirror frames and IPS panels for “Boutique” style washrooms.
London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade

Jewers Doors Ltd

London Fire Brigade chose Jewers Doors to design and manufacture 46 setsof fast acting exit doors for emergency vehicle bays at nine new Fires Stationsas part of a £51 million refurbishment program.
Long Melford Fire Station

Long Melford Fire Station

Jewers Doors Ltd

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service recently commissioned Norwich-based Cooks Industrial Doors to replace failing vehicle access doors at Long Melford Fire Station in rural Suffolk. As a major reseller and installer, Cooks contacted Jewers Doors to design and manufacture state-of-the-art sliding-folding doors which would replicate the style of the original doors.
Guernsey Airport Fire Station

Guernsey Airport Fire Station

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

Guernsey Airport Fire Station are a service specialising in the prevention of plane fires, located within proximity to the airfield to allow quick action in the event of an emergency. The work was implemented for G4S Secure Solutions (Guernsey) LTD on behalf of the state of Guernsey fire service at Guernsey Airport. HAG Ltd was enlisted to help the installation of 4 electrically operated Q Doors. Originally using sectional overhead doors, they instead switched to a product which had thermal properties and ease of operation.
The Louvre Museum, Abu Dhabi - FireMaster Horizontal and FireMaster Fire Curtains

The Louvre Museum, Abu Dhabi - FireMaster Horizontal and FireMaster Fire Curtains

Coopers Fire Ltd

Coopers innovative FireMaster Plus2 fire curtains was also used to create tenable zones as the product offers both integrity and radiance performance. The use of all the fire curtains allowed the open plan design of the museum to be realised by offering fire compartmentation and boundary protection. A total of 20 Simplex and Duplex FireMaster Horizontal fire curtains and 110 FireMaster and FireMaster Plus fire curtains have been installed in the museum by Coopers Fire UAE partners, Dosteen Doors.
Heathrow Airport Industrial Doors

Heathrow Airport Industrial Doors

Hart Door Systems Ltd

Heathrow Airport is the UK’s largest and busiest airport connecting the UK to over 80 long haul destinations and flying over 80 million passengers worldwide. Project/doors: Hart has over installed over 280 doors across all terminals including high speed smoke screens, fire conveyor shutters, security shutters, internal and external high speed doors, insulated fast action doors, sectional doors and pedestrian doors.The challenge Terminal 5 baggage handling system serves around 32 million passengers per year and handles around 6000 bags per hour.  Hart were asked to design, manufacture and install a specialist and unique automatic smoke screen system capable of handling over 6000 bags per hour, while providing a seal for 30 minutes in the event of fire. The solution Hart were the only company to provide a solution that fully met all the design requirements. Two years after the initial talks with the client, Hart successfully completed the manufacture and installation of all of the high speed smoke/fire screens within the main check in area, comprising 102 check in desks. Hart also installed a mixed package of roller shutter and fire doors in the lower ground service area and fire shutters on the Tube access tunnels leading directly to Terminal 5. The success Hart was chosen for the quality of engineering and the ability to meet the clients demanding specification and operating requirements. Hart continues to work with contractors and OEM’s such as Vanderlande, Mace and Balfour Beatty on site supplying upgrades and new doors when required
ENTRANCE DOORS, GATES, BIN STORES, LOUVRED DOORS AND DRY-RISERS

ENTRANCE DOORS, GATES, BIN STORES, LOUVRED DOORS AND DRY-RISERS

Premier Security & Fire Consultants Ltd

Premier Security & Fire Consultants Ltd designed, fabricated and installed these security products for instructing clients, the Wates Group.The project in Tower Hamlets, East London included LPS1175 SR2 Secured by Design security installations including: Fully glazed entrance doors with side screen and control panel; bin store doors, vehicle and pedestrian gates, louvred doors and dry-riser box doors.For more information about Premier, go to our website premier-ssl.com or call us on 0208 559 8295. 
New Headquarters for Dorset Fire Service

New Headquarters for Dorset Fire Service

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

HAG was honoured to be chosen to install industrial doors on the new headquarters for the Dorset Fire Service, designed by Prince Charles. The £3 million building included grand neo-classical design and a mock balcony, which meant HAG had to be particularly careful in the design and planning of the installation. The specification was to match the styling of the three-storey fire station while still providing the high levels of security and ease of use required for the situation. Our industrial Q Doors perfectly balanced the stunning aesthetics with the structural integrity and functionality required for this prestigious contract.
Integrated communal entrance door and post box

Integrated communal entrance door and post box

Premier Security & Fire Consultants Ltd

Premier Security & Fire Consultants Ltd are the UK’s leading provider of Secured by Design security door sets and we were proud to be engaged by experienced contractors Durkan to supply and install our products at this excellent assisted residential care centre and day centre for the elderly.The Premier team supplied and installed the 28 internal doors as well as the LPS1175 SR2 security entrance door with associated Secured by Design post boX installation. The internal doors were all fitted with power-assisted closers.
Food & Beverage Industrial Doors - Taylors of Harrogate

Food & Beverage Industrial Doors - Taylors of Harrogate

Hart Door Systems Ltd

Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate is a fourth generation independent family business, passionate about some of the finer things in life – beautiful tea rooms, handmade cakes, traditional breads, proper tea and top quality coffee. They are the business behind Yorkshire Tea, Taylors of Harrogate coffee and the famous Bettys Café Tea Rooms.Project/doors: 5 Speedor Super, 1 Speedor Mini, 12 Fire Shutter, 21 Pedestrian doors, 1 Electric roller shutter, 1 Insulated Roller ShutterThe challenge Due to the size and weight of the insulated roller shutter at 10.5m wide and 6.3m high, this was a difficult installation in an area where the headroom was very tight. A crane was required to lift the shutter into position after opening two holes in the building’s roof so lifting chains could be dropped through to facilitate moving the shutter into position. The solutionHart was contracted by Sir Robert McAlpine to supply and install a range of industrial doors at the Taylors of Harrogate site.  This included the installation of the three-tonne insulated roller shutter completing a work package of over 40 doors. The success The installation of the shutter concluded a project which Hart was involved with through Sir Robert McAlpine and which saw almost every Hart door product installed – from Speedor high speed doors to fire shutters, security shutters and steel personnel doors. 
Hospital - Revolving Door Main Entrance

Hospital - Revolving Door Main Entrance

Assa Abloy Entrance Systems (Pedestrian Door Systems)

The hospital needed to ensure good accessibility and create demarcation areas for staff and visitors. We provided various systems including automatic revolving doors and sliding doors, an automatic revolving door with a diameter of 5.4 meters, and various swing door operators for the automation of both wooden single-action doors and fire-resistant doors. We installed swing door operators and sliding door operators which ensure convenient, comfortable and safe access between the departments. In addition to the benefits of comfort and energy-savings, the solution provides safe escape routes and easy access for both able-bodied and disabled people.
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE DOORS AND SCREENS

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE DOORS AND SCREENS

Premier Security & Fire Consultants Ltd

Construction company Mulalley instructed Premier Security & Fire Consultants to design, fabricate and install these main entrance doors and screens at their project at Aspen Gardens, Hammersmith.Premier utilized our LPS1175 SR2 certification to create the steel and glass installations, all achieving Secured by Design accreditation. For more information about Premier, go to our website premier-ssl.com or call us on 0208 559 8295.
Colourful, Practical Door Protection for Radiology Department.

Colourful, Practical Door Protection for Radiology Department.

Yeoman Shield, trading name of Harrison Thompson & Co Ltd

The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield chose Yeoman Shield fire rated door protection systems to refurbish doors in the Radiology Department. The configuration and refurbishment of the department was undertaken to improve patient flow, the overall environment and to rationalise inpatient and outpatient areas to satisfy privacy, dignity and capacity issues. Yeoman Shield’s (Harrison Thompson) directly employed fixing operatives, who have been assessed as being competent to install such passive fire-resistant products by FIRAS, installed fire rated door protection panels, PVCu clad Glazing Bead Units and Door Edge Protectors to various doors throughout the unit.
Old Warden Aerodrome

Old Warden Aerodrome

Jewers Doors Ltd

Jewers Doors have completed the installation of five of their Osprey sliding folding doors to new private aircraft hangars and integral fire station at Old Warden Aerodrome in Bedfordshire.
Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai

Jewers Doors Ltd

Jewers Doors have just completed the installation of sixteen sets of Phoenix Swift bi-folding doors for the newly constructed Fire and Ambulance stations at the $15.5 billion EXPO 2020 Project in Dubai. 
Jaguar land rover

Jaguar land rover

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

HAG Ltd. worked alongside market leading construction firms such as Midas Construction and MCS Group at new sites in Bristol, Northampton, Brighton & Guildford, fitting fire shutters, fire curtains & steel doors. HAG’s fire protection doors, shutters & fire curtains offer an exceptionally high standard of specification, performance and protection and are fire tested & compliant to the latest standard BS EN 16034:2014 & CE Marked to BS EN 13241-1:2003. HAG were one of the first UK companies to have their entire range tested & verified to these high standards, when the latest Government legislation changed in November 2019.
Profab Access Ahead of the Curve with Fire Testing

Profab Access Ahead of the Curve with Fire Testing

Profab Access Ltd

Profab Access Ltd, part of the Access 360 portfolio, is prioritising fire safety in buildings with the introduction of fire testing for both sides of its 4000 Series riser door range. Established in 2001, Profab Access Ltd is a leading UK manufacturer of wall and ceiling access panels and riser doors. The company employs a team of 71 and operates from a 46,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Atherstone, Warwickshire. All aspects of the design and manufacturing process are carried out onsite.
Folding shutters at Deptford Fire Station

Folding shutters at Deptford Fire Station

Bolton Gate Company

Deptford Fire Station is a Grade II listed building in Lewisham having been originally constructed in 1903. Bolton Gate supplied the folding appliance bay doors in the 1960’s and although still functional after fifty years, they were in need of replacement due to frequent usage. Since the building is listed, every effort was required to replace the doors on a like for like basis and Bolton Gate were engaged to supply new folding shutters to the same design which were installed and handed over recently. This is the latest in a list of several fire station contracts undertaken in London.
DRU Fires and Grate Expectations selected to supply fires for prestigious  home counties estate.

DRU Fires and Grate Expectations selected to supply fires for prestigious home counties estate.

DRU Fires

DRU gas fires and a Spartherm wood fire were specified by Ethos Construction and DRU dealer Grate Expectations for Harford Manor, a country house in Holyport, Windsor. They selected the fires for their ‘A’ energy ratings. This included the DRU PowerVent extended flue system for flexibility of location. In addition, the gas fires can be operated using the DRU Eco Wave app for tablets and smartphones. Ethos project manager Niten Mistry said: ‘The fires were selected for their impressive performance and ease of installation. They also contribute to the high quality of the property.’ www.harfordmanor.com, www.grateexpectations.com,
Driving understanding of why fire resistant glazing is ‘Specified for a Reason®’

Driving understanding of why fire resistant glazing is ‘Specified for a Reason®’

Promat UK

Despite the potentially catastrophic consequences of changing a specification for fire resistant glazing, doors and windows, specifications are still being routinely altered just to save a few pounds or due to a lack of technical understanding, according to leading fire, thermal and acoustic insulation manufacturer Promat UK Promat UK is supporting the market with a campaign to raise awareness of the significant risks of changing even the tiniest detail in the specification of building elements that are designed to protect lives and properties.
Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital

Dortek Ltd

The Mercy Hospital architects needed fire rated sliding doors for operating theatres. Due to tight space, hinged doors would take up too much swing room in the corridors, sliding doors would provide ease of trolley bed entry to the theatres. As well as a high hygienic standard, the doors also needed to have fire rating to the New Zealand fire standards due to being used in a fire rated wall. Dortek were able to provide the necessary certification for these door types. Dortek were able to provide our hygienic GRP fire rated sliding doors with auto opening and safety sensors.
Bioethanol fires light up kitchen and bedroom of Bury family

Bioethanol fires light up kitchen and bedroom of Bury family

DRU Fires

Bioethanol fires require no chimney or flue, give off no harmful emissions and are 95% energy efficient. They are available in a large selection of designs for living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and gardens. A good example is the home of Bury resident Anthony Norman, who chose an Italian kitchen and a British made bedroom from local dealer Icon, both featuring table-top bioethanol fires. Anthony and his family were convinced that they would make exciting additions to their new kitchen and master bedroom. Ebios bioethanol fires are made in Germany and distributed by DRU in the UK.
Eliminating Draughts at London Fire Brigade

Eliminating Draughts at London Fire Brigade

JS Air Curtains

JS Air Curtains has supplied an electrically heated air curtain for the London Fire Brigade Head Quarters in Union Street, to eliminate cold draughts from its reception area. As well as keeping the cold out in the winter, it also keeps the heat out during the summer, improving the air conditioning quality and energy efficiency of the building.JS supplied the attractive round 2m Rund air curtain in brushed stainless steel to contractor Arkas who installed it horizontally above the double entry sliding doors leading into the London Fire Brigade’s HQ reception area. A time switch and digital thermostat were also provided.John Bridger, property services manager for the London Fire Brigade explained: “We recognised the need to install an air curtain following complaints of the reception being draughty due to cold air entering the building through the external doors. The aesthetic design of the air curtain was important as it would be highly visible above our busy main entrance. As the building is electrically heated, we also needed to ensure that the installed product would not compromise its energy efficiency performance.”Each 2m air curtain is capable of delivering an airflow of up to 5,550m³/hr and up to 30kW of electric heating output, although this is limited to 18kW at Union Street. Other models are available with hot water heating or fan-only operation.The Rund air curtain offers the ability to house other services such as smoke or motion detectors, emergency lighting, CCTV or signage. The air curtain also has many mounting options. It can be held horizontally on brackets, suspended on rods, mounted on post-type arms either from the floor, ceiling or walls, or stood vertically on the floor.The air curtains can seal doorways up to 3.5m high when mounted horizontally or up to 7m wide when mounted vertically at both sides of an entrance. Five lengths are available from 1m to 3m with a variety of control options including thermostats, door open sensors, outside temperature sensors and timers.
The British Museum, London. Fire Curtains

The British Museum, London. Fire Curtains

Coopers Fire Ltd

Compartmentation, Protected Means of Escape and Boundary Protection were all required as part of the fire safety solutions and therefore Coopers FireMaster fire curtains and Coopers FireMaster Plus2 fire curtains were installed to ensure the fire safety requirements were met. In total, 113 fire curtains were installed, 96 with round headboxes and 17 with square headboxes. Round headboxes were engineered for The British Museum as a request from the architects. The headboxes of the fire curtains were going to be seen by the occupants so Coopers engineered a round headbox that looked in keeping with the design of the building.
Greenwood Academies Trust

Greenwood Academies Trust

Fireco Ltd

Dorgard SmartSound is an acoustically-activated fire door retainer that holds doors open and releases them to close upon the sound of the fire alarm. By holding the doors open safely and compliantly they are lowering the chances of cross-contamination in their schools.
Dorgard SmartSound solves germ control concerns for Vauxhall Motors

Dorgard SmartSound solves germ control concerns for Vauxhall Motors

Fireco Ltd

Dorgard SmartSound was identified as the best solution for Vauxhall and they bought one to try. Dorgard SmartSound is easy to fit in just a few minutes. It allows the fire door to be held open compliantly. When the fire alarm sounds, Dorgard SmartSound releases, allowing the door to close. Keeping fire doors open reduces the need to touch door handles and stops the spread of germs.
DRU Maestro gas fire completes transformation of classic Camden town house

DRU Maestro gas fire completes transformation of classic Camden town house

DRU Fires

Architect Tamas Deilinger and his wife chose a DRU Maestro 75 contemporary gas fire to be the main focal point in the living room of their classic town house It was installed by London fireplace specialists Acquisitions. They adapted the existing chimney, creating a larger opening for the fire and inserting the balanced flue all the way up to the roof. The Maestro 75 has the exclusive DRU Dynamic log burner, which generates high, dense, realistic flames underpinned by a comforting glow. The flame picture can be controlled with a smartphone or tablet using the unique DRU Eco Wave app.
DRU gas fires have pride of place in prestigious Berkeley Homes Belgravia development

DRU gas fires have pride of place in prestigious Berkeley Homes Belgravia development

DRU Fires

DRU has installed 89 gas fires into Ebury Square, a development of luxury 1-4 bedroom apartments and 5 bedroom penthouses by Berkeley Homes in Belgravia, London. The fires were selected for their contemporary design, easy installation and high energy efficiency. They consist of single-sided and double-sided tunnel models. Berkeley Homes selected DRU because of their unique PowerVent® flue system. Due to the configuration of the apartments, the flues had to be extended up to 64 metres throughout the service ducts in the complex, with most of the fires having external PowerVent® terminals on the roof.

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