Residential & Student Accommodation

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Residential & Student Accommodation
May 15, 2023
iQ Bristol
iQ Student Accommodation
Client Information

iQ is one of the largest providers of private purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in the UK - owning and operating all 70 of its sites. Acquired by Blackstone for £4.7b in the UK’s largest ever private real estate transaction in May 2020, iQ is now home to almost 30,000 students across 28 towns and cities. The company is a leading owner of student accommodation in thriving student cities including Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester and especially London, where iQ offers 7,064 beds across a wide range of accommodation options. Currently, 84% of iQ’ s property value is in Russell Group towns and cities with 52% in London.

iQ Bristol student accommodation offers a variety of ensuites and studios.

Project Scope

Fixfire®extended and upgraded the Fire Alarm System to comply with the requirements of BS5839-Part 1 2017 for a Category L2.  All existing detection and alarm devices were replaced in line with manufacturer recommendations.  Control Panels were upgraded to latest generation Open-Protocol ADV/Plus range panels in line with other iQ sites. Detection was enhanced in flat kitchens through the installation of multi-sensors over the dining areas, with provision for false alarm management through adjusting sensitivity of the smoke detection element.

  • Three 4-loop ADV/Plus range panels and two ADV/Plus Repeater panels installed
  • Over 1,100 Fire Alarm Devices replaced
Challenges / USP's
iQ Student Accommodation - iQ Bristol
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