High Hazard Fire Protection for Piper Bravo

Piper Bravo is a North Sea oil production platform located 193 kilometres northeast of Aberdeen in the central North Sea, standing in 145 metres of water. It was installed in 1992, and commenced production in February 1993.

Oil rigs are a high risk environment where there is a mixture of explosive atmospheres and flammable liquids or gases. In these circumstances a fire can have catastrophic consequences.

FPG provided a retrofit Fire Detection system to protect the entire rig, comprising of ATEX certified Infra-red Flame Detectors, certified for use in zone 1 explosion hazard areas.


NHS Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital

Bassetlaw is an acute hospital with over 170 beds, a 24-hour Emergency Department and the full range of district general hospital services, including a breast care unit and renal dialysis.

FPG Security Solutions was commissioned to install an IP based CCTV system, including Body Worn Cameras and a CCTV review station. Hybrid systems were installed to seamlessly integrate the existing multivendor analogue CCTV with the new IP based cameras, allowing an upgrade path to a full IP based system and lowering costs on IT infrastructure. This represents another NHS win for FPG in the healthcare sector.

FPG Luton Airport

Flying High with Luton Airport Win

London Luton Airport is the 5th busiest airport in the UK, handling a record number of 14,551,837 passengers in 2016. It is the 4th largest airport serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, and is one of London’s 6 international airports along with London City and Southend.

FPG Security Solutions was awarded a 3 year service and maintenance contract for the electronic security at the airport. In addition to this we have been significantly expanding their CCTV and Access Control, including advanced Video Analytics and Thermal Imaging Cameras. Security is a chief concern for all airports and we are proud to have been selected for such a critical installation.


Protecting the Luxurious Trump Turnberry Resort

The legendary Trump Turnberry Resort with its famous three links courses is located on the rugged west coast of Scotland. This instantly recognisable traditional Edwardian building first opened in 1906 as the world’s first golf resort.

FPG was commissioned to install Fire Detection and Alarm systems throughout the ballroom, lighthouse, lodges, hotel, clubhouse, spa and performance academy. This comprised of mainly dual optical heat detectors, opting for VESDA in the ballroom for aesthetic reason. Almost 800 devices are installed throughout the hotel complex.


Blackwall Tunnel Transport for London

The Blackwall Tunnel is a critical transport link underneath the River Thames in East London, linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road. FPG was commissioned to install, design and build an Inert Foam Suppression system, including ATEX classified Gas Detection and Fire Alarm Monitoring. This protects the Blackwall Tunnel mid river sump.

Tunnel sumps pose a high hazard risk, confined space entry, road closures and impose minimum working hours. This is a key win for our High Hazard Division and represents another tunnel win for FPG with Transport for London.

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FPG Relocates to Larger Office for Future Expansion

FPG Relocates London Office for Future Expansion

On the 4th January 2017 the London & South East regional team relocated to Mitre Passage on the Greenwich Peninsula. The new office affords the team more space and room for future expansion as the team continues to grow. It is ideally situated with road, rail, river and airport links on our doorstep. Among our new neighbours are the O2 Arena, TFL Head Office and the Emirates Airline Cable Car that transports people across the Thames from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal docks every 30 seconds.

FPG Holyrood North Residence

Holyrood North Halls of Residence

Holyrood Student Accommodation, winner of the University Halls of Residence 2016 Student Accommodation awards, chose FPG to keep their students safe with the design, install, testing and commissioning of a full suite of security and LED emergency lighting systems across the Holyrood North Residence. This includes IP CCTV, Access Control, Intercom, Intrusion Detection and state of the art Intelligent Emergency Lighting systems.


Visit FPG at the UK Tunnel Operator’s Forum

Visit FPG at the UK Tunnel Operator’s Forum on October the 26th-27th in the Hilton Hotel, Gatwick. High Hazard Divisional Director Ken Strachan will be available to discuss FPG’s fire and security solutions throughout the tunnel operations business sector.


Hitting the Mark with Barclays Project Dart

FPG secured the Service and Maintenance Contract for Fire Protection and Gas Suppression with Barclays Bank’s award-winning, state of the art Dart Mega-Data Centre, located in Slough, London.

The Fire Alarm System, covering the huge 30,000 square meter site, protects mission critical data for Barclays Bank from the inherent fire risk within Data Centres.

Due to a strong knowledge of the site and significant expertise in the Data Centre field, FPG were positioned very favourably to acquire this contract.

FPG have demonstrated a real strength in this specialised field, providing full design, installation and maintenance contracts for many leading Data Centres and Financial Institutions across the UK.


FPG Passes with Distinction at Robert Gordon University

Situated on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, Robert Gordon University is currently the top university for graduate jobs UK wide.

Through existing relationships with RGU, FPG are delighted to have been offered the contract to design and install Fire Detection and Alarm Systems to protect the new Riverside East Campus. The new system ensures the safety of students and staff and comprises of over 1100 detectors across a 5 panel network. This marks a continued success for FPG in the education sector.