Fire Protection Solutions for Multi-Use Town Centre Development


R. Lewis & Co (UK) Ltd was contracted by site developer, Simons Group Ltd to provide fire protection for the huge redevelopment of St. Catherine’s Walk in the heart of Carmarthen, a multi-use town centre development with a mix of leisure, cinemas, food and retail outlets.
The finished scheme, developed in partnership with Carmarthenshire County Council, opened in April 2010 and provided 245,000 sq ft of new retail space, including an 87,000 sq ft Debenhams store, 25 retail units and a new market hall.


After carrying out a detailed site survey R. Lewis & Co (UK) Ltd specified and installed products to meet specifications of up to 120 minutes structural fire protection and fire compartmentation, which included the use of intumescent coatings and board encasement for structural steelwork, fire stopping solutions, soffit linings and air seal systems.