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.
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 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.
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.
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.
2ND JULY 2015 – ABERDEEN EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTRE
FPG were a conference sponsor and exhibitor at the show. We focused on FPG’s High Hazard solutions and installations.
On the first day of the show Ken Strachan, High Hazard Divisional Director, gave an educational seminar from on the “The continued advancement in fire suppression systems”.
Since 1989 FPG have protected property and critical assets in some of the most demanding and hazardous installations across the UK. Our High Hazard Division provides complete turnkey solutions and services throughout the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. This includes project specific hazard analysis and development of optimized solutions, managing the whole process from start to finish.
Ascot Racecourse covers 179 acres and is visited by 500,000 race goers annually. Through existing relationships with Ascot Racecourse, FPG were invited to tender for the Fire Alarm maintenance. This proved successful and as well as the maintenance, FPG are also providing engineering attendance for all key race meetings throughout the year. FPG are very happy to be working with this prestigious and world famous sporting venue.
This is a unique, highly cost effective and environmentally friendly emergency lighting system that incorporates the latest in LED and battery technologies. With major installations already completed at “The Belfry”, University of Edinburgh, to mention a few, FPG will provide you with one of the best quality products delivered and installed to the highest standards. The system is based around an emergency lighting control panel with battery back-up and features addressable, self-contained luminaires and signage interconnected via traditional extra low-voltage cabling.
After a long and challenging accreditation process we are pleased to announce that FPG are a Buying Force Approved Supplier for the following services in all regions:
- Fire detection and alarm systems
Within the following geographical
- London M25
- South East
- South West & South Wales
This will alllow FPG access to the £31.7m worth of tenders that Buying Force has provided suppliers with since 2009 as well as highlighting FPG’s capabilities to potential clients in the Buying Force online supplier showcase. Well done to all involved.
Based at Prestwick the high technology centre of GE Aviation is one of only two UK specialist overhaul and repair facilities. The Prestwick facility specialises in the GEnx next generation turbofan, the workhorse engine of the 21st century for medium-capacity, long-range aircraft such as the Boeing 787 & 747-8.
With such valuable assets and a world class facility GE chose FPG to replace the existing Fire Alarm System with an L1 category analogue addressable automatic Fire Detection System c/w full colour Graphics, 7 panel network, point detection and aspirating units throughout.
Such an important site deserves a world class platform and in this instance FPG chose to use Hochiki Europe as their leading manufacturer. Renowned for its robust protocol, reliability and build quality Hochiki were delighted that their 24 year partnership with FPG continues to grow from strength to strength.