Fire Protection for a Somerset Fire Control Centre


R Lewis and Co (UK) Ltd was part of the project team for the new build of a Fire Control Centre in Taunton, Somerset working alongside the architect, developer and main contractor. The control centre comprises of a three-storey building with the ground floor containing plant rooms, office space, catering, IT and communication facilities. The first floor houses the control room, offices and additional plant areas.


R Lewis and Co (UK) Ltd initially provided the design, planning and budget costs for all the structural fire protection elements on the project. Once the build started, R Lewis and Co (UK) Ltd worked in collaboration with the Midas Group, the main contractor on the job, carrying out structural steelwork protection with both intumescent coatings and board encasement systems. Fire stopping applications were also installed and were completed to a 60 minute specification.