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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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.
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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.
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Founded on the 7th of January 1451, ranked 51st in the world & 9th in the UK, The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s leading institutions and is steeped in history, tradition and achievement. With names such as Francis Hutcheson, James Watt , Adam Smith, Lord Kelvin, Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, not forgetting seven Nobel laureates, two British Prime Ministers, and numerous leading figures from legal, scientific and business professions, Scotland can be proud of this Universities’ immense achievements.
FPG are also extremely proud to announce that as of the 1st of August 2014 we have been awarded the service & maintenance contract for the Fire Detection and Alarm systems within the whole of the University portfolio (Some 397 buildings). This prestigious contract was won in the face of fierce competition from a multitude of applicants nationwide, reducing to a short list of 10, then 4 and finally 1 – FPG.
To top this FPG were also awarded a 6 figure contract to replace the Fire Detection and Alarm system within the Gilbert Scott building (Built 1807) one of Scotland’s iconic architectural treasures which also contains the world renowned Hunterian Museum. In addition FPG are also installing new Fire Detection & Alarm systems within 7 other properties including the Reading Room, Anderson College, Aeronautics Wind Tunnel totalling in excess of 3000 devices.
FPG are delighted to be awarded the contract to design, supply, install & commission Novec 1230 Gas Suppression Systems within the Galaxy II Oil Rig. Constructed in 1998, Galaxy II is a High Specification Jackup Rig capable of drilling appraisal wells to depths of 30,000ft.
FPG will install the suppression systems within the engine rooms, providing protection to these vital power sources capable of providing 11400 H.P. in total. Design was required to meet the strict ABS
The depth of experience and expertise in Tunnel Protection within FPG has once again been acknowledged by securing a contract for the Kingsway Tunnel, Merseyside. At 1.5 miles long the road tunnel runs between Liverpool and Wallasey under the River Mersey. Having completed similar projects for Transport for London (TFL) our brief is to Design, Supply, Install, Test and Commission a Nitrogen or Inert Gas Foam System for the protection of the Mersey Tunnel Mid River Sump.
The system comprises of 22 x 67 litre N2/IG55 Cylinders, 2 off 310 litre water pressure vessels, safety/drain/fill/vent valves & level gauges, 17.5 litre foam tank (20l foam) & Foam Inductor, as well as a 6 point O2 and HC Gas detection system and 3 fixed point EExd IP67 Rate of Rise Compensated Heat Detectors.
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