Residential & Student Accommodation

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If you are involved in Residential Complexes, Fixfire® is your best partner for your Fire Safety and Access Control provision.

You will experience an approach that goes beyond mere compliance. Since 1976, Fixfire® has been providing turnkey integrated solutions that afford peace of mind. You can focus on providing accommodation with the assurance that your Life and Property Protection is in safe hands.

Residential & Student Accommodation
September 2, 2021
Newarke Street
Student Roost
Client Information

Student Roost is an award-winning student accommodation provider of approximately 20,000 student accommodation beds. They offer properties in 20 different University towns and cities across the UK.

Newarke Street, a purpose-built accommodation scheme, has all the benefits of contemporary student living building that perfectly combines the beauty of a historic school house. Newarke Street student accommodation in Leicester provides a wide range of en-suite rooms and studio rooms.

Project Scope

Fixfire® supplied and commissioned upgraded Life Safety Systems to enhance Fire Safety precautions within this purpose-built student accommodation scheme.

This significant project included upgrading the existing Fire Alarm System to an 'open-protocol' version and extending the installation to a Category L1 to comply with a new University fire safety requirement.The system employs six ADV/PLUS range 1-2 Loop Fire Alarm Panels which are connected via a network incorporating a repeater panel in the staff office for fast identification of system activations.  In excess of 984 fire alarm devices were installed over a compressed project of 8 weeks during the summer holiday period.  

Challenges / USP's
Student Roost- Newarke Street
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