Stuart Power, Director and Fire Engineer at Salus, provides a technical account on the importance of the design and construction of passive and active fire safety measures whilst giving an insight on the numerous misconceptions regarding high rise flats and buildings.
In light of the recent devastating events and following a number of test findings it has become clear that the country is facing a fire safety epidemic, resulting from a catalogue of errors, misunderstandings and poor guidance within the industry.
The government have announced that an independent review of the building regulations and fire safety will take place imminently following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
On the 6th July the Independent Expert Advisory Panel (established by the government following the Grenfell Tower fire) recommended a nationwide series of BS 8414 tests were carried out to determine the safety of materials fitted to high rise blocks and buildings alike.
Regular client Stephen George and Partners have appointed Salus for the building control on their new £1.7million headquarters to be built just outside of Leicester’s city centre.
It was a night full of celebrations at this year’s East Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards. The sell-out event hosted 300 industry professionals to acknowledge and recognise the best in the region’s innovative construction projects and talented individuals.
Held this year at our Central London base in Euston Towers, the leadership team’s focus was on how we can achieve the best combination of the use of digital technology together with upholding the vital personal service that we believe is key to our continued long standing client relationships.