Ahead Of The Game In Fire Safety; Sprinkler Systems
Rollalong specialise in permanent offsite construction buildings; including schools and classrooms, and fire safety has been a key design strategy for years and 90% of the fire safety measures are in place in our buildings before they even leave our factory for installation on site.
Today, the Department of Education has stated that “Children are their priority”, with the backing of National Fire Chiefs stating: “Sprinkler systems should be mandatory in England & Wales in all new build schools.”
Although not mandatory, Building Bulletin 100 acknowledges the important role of sprinklers requiring risk assessment on all new schools or significant refurbishments.
Rollalong have been completing new schools with Sprinkler Systems since 2012 if requested by the Client, and have the relevant team experience to ensure we manufacture a fire proof building (classroom, school, accommodation etc…) in line with current legislation, we have recently undertaken fire testing to prove our building meet these standards.
One hour of fire resistance is guaranteed to all of our Clients, with our building being built with ‘Hour Rated Fire Protective Systems’ under Building Control Regulations Part B criteria, meaning all the components and products used are manufactured using official one hour rated fire protective materials. This provides people inside a Rollalong building a sense of security and time to get out in the event of a fire.
Upon the Rollalong team installing the building, we ensure that it is fitted with smoke alarms and heat detectors as standard.
Although a sprinkler system will add cost to the initial build, it also adds value to the offsite construction, bettering the insurance costs and provides above and beyond safety measures for everyone involved in the event of a fire.
For any current customers looking for fire safety enhancements and sprinkler system installations, please contact our Special Works team on 01202 824541.
For new builds, consider a Rollalong Permanent Offsite Construction in comparison to a generic build, where our standard manufactured builds have the required fire safety measures whether mandatory or not -Sprinkler Systems are an added extra. Our sales team will be happy to discuss your options: firstname.lastname@example.org / 01202 824541.