PRIVATE HOUSING 

PROJECTS LISTED BY SECTOR 

Find out more about our projects sorted by sector:

 

DU CANE COURT

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Dorrington PLC

Main Contractor:  Calfordseadon

Location:  Balham, SW17

Contract Value:  £500,000

Contract Duration:  12 weeks

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

OLD FORD ESTATE

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Clarion Housing Group

Main Contractor:  LFS

Location:  Tower Hamlets, E3

Contract Value:  £55,000+

Contract Duration:  

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • The Old Ford Estate is inclusive of Armagh Road, Tait Court, McCullum Road, Beale Road and Allen road.

  • Project included the installation of over 200 new timber doors and Frame Armour Doors.

  • The Old Ford Housing marks the final consolidation at the beginning of 2018, of Clarion Group’s Housing Associations – Affinity Sutton and Circle 33.

DONNYBROOK COURT

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Clarion Housing Group

Main Contractor:  LFS

Location:  Tower Hamlets, E3

Contract Value:  

Contract Duration:  

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Donnybrook Court is a purpose built development which is part of a sheltered housing scheme, providing 40 individual homes plus on-site services and facilities.

  • Completed firestopping in the walls and ceilings. 

  • Installed 2 new communal doorsets, 14 Front Entrance Door upgrades and 7 new Front Entrance Doors.

CHICHESTER FOYER 

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Home Group

Main Contractor:  LFS

Location:  Chichester, PO19

Contract Value:  £55,000+

Contract Duration:  

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Carried out upgrade and renewal work to communal doors and internal front entrance doors to the bedrooms of a housing association building.

  • Building housed single homeless people aged 16-25 but became private rented accommodation in 2018.

  • Upgraded and renewed glazed and flush communal cross corridor doors in the building.

  • Upgraded and replaced veneer bedroom doors for the youth section.

  • Followed a detailed intrusive passive fire stopping survey to complete all firestopping in conjunction with the door renewal programme.

  • Worked closely with onsite staff to arrange appointments with residents.

  • At the end of this project, the client asked if we could assist in building a chicken coop for the centre’s garden. We attended and helped the residents to learn basic DIY skills through building the coop.

PEABODY AVENUE

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Peabody Housing Association

Main Contractor:  Axis Europe PLC

Location:  Pimlico, SW1V

Contract Value:  £460,000+

Contract Duration:  

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Removal and installation of new fire doors including front entrance doors and communal riser doors across 21 residential blocks. 

  • Removed and disposed of 224 front entrance doors and install new, certified fire doors.

  • Manufactured front doors as per residents’ choice of style and colour.

  • Replaced fanlights above all storey height doors with the residents’ choice of either a solid or glazed fanlight.

  • Kept up with the demand of appointments booked by LFS and Axis Europe of up to 10 door installs per day.

  • Removed 20 communal riser doors and replaced with new, certified fire doors in a uniform Peabody colour and locking system.

WALWORTH ESTATE

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Peabody Housing Association

Main Contractor:  Axis Europe PLC

Location:  Walworth, SE1

Contract Value:  £190,000+

Contract Duration:  

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Installed new front entrance door sets, communal risers and loft hatches installed across 10 Victorian mansion blocks

  • Installed FD30 front entrance door sets with the necessary fire stopping to any wires penetrating the door set.

  • Installed riser cupboard door sets to every block, fitted with mul-T-Lock cylinders.

  • Installed FD60 loft hatches in every block.

  • Worked with the main contractor to produce doors to the residents’ varying design and colour choices.

  • Kept appointment schedule by the main contractor, installing up to 8 doors a day.

  • LFS created and tested a new door style (ST43) for the contract as per request from the main contractor

PEABODY AVENUE

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Pembury Estate

Main Contractor:  Axis Europe PLC

Location:  Hackney, E5

Contract Value: £150,000

Contract Duration:  8 weeks

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Spread across 26 blocks, LFS had to compartmentalise and install fire protection in the void loft areas of the 1930's buildings.

  • Installed 127 Firefly Phoenix curtains, offering fire protection against the passage of fire and smoke.

  • Install 176 fire rated access panels in to the Firefly Phoenix curtains to allow access through the void areas.

  • Used Firetherm Intubatt and Intumastic to seal penetrations made from cables, pipes and cable trays.

  • Installed Promat Unicollar around pipes to maintain the integrity of the fire resistant elements through which various plastic pipes pass.

PEMBURY ESTATE

 

SECTOR:  RESIDENTIAL (PRIVATE)

SERVICES:  FIRE DOORS

Client:  Pembury Estate

Main Contractor:  Axis Europe PLC

Location:  Hackney, E5

Contract Value: £150,000

Contract Duration:  8 weeks

SUMMARY OF WORKS:

  • Spread across 26 blocks, to compartmentalise and install fire protection in the void loft areas of the 1930's buildings.

  • Installed 127 Firefly Phoenix curtains, offering fire protection against the passage of fire and smoke.

  • Install 176 fire rated access panels in to the Firefly Phoenix curtains to allow access through the void areas.

  • Used Firetherm Intubatt and Intumastic to seal penetrations made from cables, pipes and cable trays.

  • Installed Promat Unicollar around pipes to maintain the integrity of the fire resistant elements through which various plastic pipes pass.

LFS is a UK market leader in passive fire protection and the following projects archive are only a selection of the 800+ projects we have undertaken for clients nationwide. For more information on any of the projects listed here, please contact us.

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