Midland Fire Security Services Ltd recently completed the upgrade of electrical works at Aston University’s main building – improving the existing electrical infrastructure while ensuring compliance with the latest IET Wiring Guidelines.
The objective of this project was to replace obsolete tap off units, located on the power and lighting rising busbars to 8 floors of the main building, the project is known as phase 4 of previous similar works at the university.
Grade II listed office skyscraper, Alpha Tower’s new state of the art refurbishment includes the latest fire safety technology, following a deal with Staffordshire based, Midland Fire Security Services Ltd.
Midland Fire carried out a full assessment and evaluation to identify the specific requirements and recommendations for each aspect of the project.
This service included planning and design, through to installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection systems and fire alarm systems to B5839-1:2017 Category L1.
Midland Fire Security Services has been awarded an extensive maintenance contract for the Life Safety Systems at “The Wullcomb” residential building located on Vaughan Way in Leicester.
The life safety system at The Wullcomb comprise of 2 networked Gent Vigilon Panels combined with Self-Contained LED Emergency Lighting. Midland Fire will also be responsible for maintaining their Cameo Disabled Refuge System with Emergency Voice Call.
In addition to these systems the contract also includes maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers, Lightning Protection, Dry Risers, Sprinklers and Smoke Vents.
Over the past 12 years Midland Fire Security Services (Midland Fire) are proud to have worked on fire and life safety projects with Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust (BCHC). Our reliable design, installation and maintenance service has helped the trust comply with legal requirements on time and within budget.
BCHC NHS trust operates a portfolio with 22 sites, predominately health centre clinics, however the portfolio includes 4 residential hospital buildings across Birmingham and the West Midlands region.
The Oaks in Coventry is a brand new private student accommodation block located just 1km away from Warwick University. It includes space for 382 residents, communal areas and high specification fittings, fixings and furniture throughout.
Midland Fire Security Services Ltd completed the supply and commission of fire detection and alarm system throughout the building. This included the installation of a managed fire alarm system in all living spaces including apartments, communal corridors, kitchens and games rooms.
Aston University – Life Safety Framework Provider – Birmingham
After successfully becoming one of three nominated framework providers for Aston University’s Electrical Framework, Midland Fire is the Life Safety Framework provider for the next 3 to 5 years at Aston University (awarded in 2019).
The contract comprises of an all-inclusive service and maintenance to the fire alarm system across campus. The system is made up of over 30 networked Gent control panels complete with full graphics package and a total of over 6000 devices.
Emergency lighting service and maintenance is also included. Midland fire will conducting 3hr discharge and monthly flick tests including a mixture of self-contained battery backup and central battery systems. Disabled refuge systems and pager systems are also covered ensuring the protection of all staff, students and guests in the event of a fire.
Bournville Academy School – Birmingham
This project included the design, installation and commissioning of a full new wired Fire Alarm System. The project was carried out in tight schedule and completed with 6 weeks during the summer break. The site is situated over separate buildings.
Student Union Aston University – Birmingham
Midland Fire were commissioned for the installation of a new Fire Alarm System to the newly constructed Student Union, the project included new panel and field wiring, the panel is networked to the existing site wide fire alarm system.
Guildford Grange – Hartfield House Care Home – Sheffield
This project involved the installation of a complete upgrade to the communal general lighting, emergency lighting and fire alarm system in a live retirement home. The fire alarm was interfaced to the warden call system and included part 6 detection to the tenants flats.
“I was just wanting to reiterate that the work force present in Guildford Grange have been the politest, most courtesy & respectful work force that have ever worked at Guildford. The communication has also been excellent, and everyone has enjoyed them as part our little team at GG. They’re a credit to the company!”
This project included the installation and programming services to upgrade and replace the existing fire alarm system to a fully addressable Gent Vigilion Networked System. This project involved working in a live hospital, and required detailed planning and liaising with the estates team and local departments to carry out the work in a convenient method suitable in a working public environment.
Terminal 5 – Heathrow Airport – London
This project included the services to provide the commissioning and programming of a large complex networked fire alarm system with complex cause and effect programming.
Xscape Shopping Centre – Milton Keynes
This project included the installation and programming services to upgrade and replace the existing fire alarm system to a fully addressable Gent Vigilion Networked System. This project involved working in a live shopping centre, and required detailed planning and liaising with the facilities team and local shopss to carry out the work in a convenient method suitable in a working public environment.