Wireless alarm system for reburb of old post office HQ

Illustrating the flexibility of its alarm systems for construction sites, Bull Products’ Cygnus system is currently being used during the part demolition and soft strip at 148 Old Street, London EC1, where a major refurbishment of a former post office building is taking place. The so-called ‘cut and carve’ project by demolition contractors Cantillon involves taking out the main spine…

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Allegion encourages checks to door closing devices

Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, is encouraging facilities managers, fire safety managers and maintenance supervisors, as well as others in charge of safety in public sector buildings, to assess their door closing devices, in case an adjustment is necessary. A recent warning from The Department of Health has highlighted issues in public sector buildings with regards to heavy fire doors closing…

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New Community Cinema protected by Fire-Cryer® Voice Sounders

The former St Thomas More Community Centre in East Dulwich, London is home to a new three-screen cinema with a café-bar and a courtyard garden. Refurbished in 2015, East Dulwich Picturehouse & Café offers diverse programmes to all sections of the local community and is equipped with the latest digital and satellite technology, enabling live broadcasts of the best performing…

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Apollo launch the Intelligent Manual Call Point

Following the launch of its original Manual Call Point in 2013, Apollo Fire Detectors has announced the development of a version which will support Apollo’s new SOTERIA™ range of detectors. Tom Crane, Product Manager, said: “The development of SOTERIA™ and CoreProtocol™ – our new generation detectors and operating protocol – gave us the opportunity to improve upon our original Manual…

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Eaton’s BiWire Ultra fire alarm system reduces cabling by up to 50%

Power management company Eaton has announced the launch of its new BiWire Ultra fire alarm system, which is designed for fast and efficient installation. Unlike standard conventional systems, the detectors, call points and notification devices all share the same zone wiring, reducing cabling requirements by up to 50%. Simple to operate and quick to install, it’s ideally suited to small hotels,…

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