CASE STUDIES 

CASE STUDY 1: CHILTERN BUILDING

 

SECTOR:  SOCIAL HOUSING

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Mulalley

Main Contractor:  Mulalley

Location:  Southend-On-Sea, SS2

Contract Value:  £600,000

Contract Duration:  8 weeks

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SUMMARY OF WORKS: ​​

  • Time critical project with the renewal of fire doors to FD30 door set installs and overhead glazing replacements across two schools
  • Fire stopping across escape routes
  • Replaced over 125 single and double FD30 door sets
  • High level overhead glazing replaced
  • High level glazing boarded over to 30minutes resistance
  • Access entry system installed for main reception doors
  • Partition walls constructed to 1 hour fire resistance
  • 6 number doors upgraded





CASE STUDY 2: DU CANE COURT

 

SECTOR:  PRIVATE HOUSING

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Dorrington PLC

Main Contractor:  Calfordseadon

Location:  Balham, SW17

Contract Value:  £500,000

Contract Duration:  12 weeks

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SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Upgraded existing front entrance door sets (originally 1930's doors) to the required FD30 standard
  • Updated communal door sets to the required standard for smoke control
  • Installed concealed door closers, ironmongery and frame smoke seals
  • Internal trims removed, frames adjusted, intumescent mastic added to frame perimeter, ensuring gaps to perimeter of frame/leaf are 3mm (+/-1mm)
  • Planned an appointments schedule with the main contractor to complete 4 door upgrades per day
  • On completion of door upgrades to be compliant, LFS issued certification under BM Trada maintenance scheme





CASE STUDY 3: ST. GEORGE'S WHARF

 

SECTOR:  COMMERCIAL OFFICES

SERVICES:  FIRESTOPPING

Client:  Berkeley Group

Main Contractor:  Homepride Building Services

Location:  Vauxhall, SW8

Contract Value:  £7,000+

Contract Duration:  2 weeks

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SUMMARY OF WORKS: ​​

  • Time critical project with the renewal of fire doors to FD30 door set installs and overhead glazing replacements across two schools
  • Fire stopping across escape routes
  • Replaced over 125 single and double FD30 door sets
  • High level overhead glazing replaced
  • High level glazing boarded over to 30minutes resistance
  • Access entry system installed for main reception doors
  • Partition walls constructed to 1 hour fire resistance
  • 6 number doors upgraded





CASE STUDY 4: BLUE FINN BUILDING

 

SECTOR:  COMMERCIAL OFFICES

SERVICES:  SURVEYS & FIRESTOPPING

Client:  Broadgate Estates

Location:  Southwark, SE1

Contract Value:  £6,000+

Contract Duration:  2 weeks

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SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Upgraded existing front entrance door sets (originally 1930's doors) to the required FD30 standard
  • Updated communal door sets to the required standard for smoke control
  • Installed concealed door closers, ironmongery and frame smoke seals
  • Internal trims removed, frames adjusted, intumescent mastic added to frame perimeter, ensuring gaps to perimeter of frame/leaf are 3mm (+/-1mm)
  • Planned an appointments schedule with the main contractor to complete 4 door upgrades per day
  • On completion of door upgrades to be compliant, LFS issued certification under BM Trada maintenance scheme





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CASE STUDY 5: CROFTON INFANT &  JUNIOR SCHOOLS

 

SECTOR:  EDUCATION (PUBLIC)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Ridge & Partners LLP

Main Contractor:  LFS

Location:  Bromley, BR5

Contract Value:  £315,000+

Contract Duration:  12 weeks

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SUMMARY OF WORKS: ​​

  • Time critical project with the renewal of fire doors to FD30 door set installs and overhead glazing replacements across two schools
  • Fire stopping across escape routes
  • Replaced over 125 single and double FD30 door sets
  • High level overhead glazing replaced
  • High level glazing boarded over to 30minutes resistance
  • Access entry system installed for main reception doors
  • Partition walls constructed to 1 hour fire resistance
  • 6 number doors upgraded





CASE STUDY 6: WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL

 

SECTOR:  HEALTHCARE

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS & FIRESTOPPING

Client:  Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust

Location:  West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, TW7

Contract Value:  £12,000+

Contract Duration:  4 days

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SUMMARY OF WORKS: ​​

  • Time critical project with the renewal of fire doors to FD30 door set installs and overhead glazing replacements across two schools
  • Fire stopping across escape routes
  • Replaced over 125 single and double FD30 door sets
  • High level overhead glazing replaced
  • High level glazing boarded over to 30minutes resistance
  • Access entry system installed for main reception doors
  • Partition walls constructed to 1 hour fire resistance
  • 6 number doors upgraded





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