Client: CJ O’shea Limited
Contract dates: January 2016 – April 2016
CDC was commissioned by CJ O’Shea Limited to offer Fire Life Safety services to this residential development located in Eltham, Greenwich.
The proposed development comprises a two block, five storey residential building, with underground parking facilities. The development is located in Eltham High Street and comprises a number of one, two and three bedroom properties.
CDC was commissioned to support the Contractor, CJ O’Shea Limited, to offer Fire Safety services to the development. Supporting our Client, CDC was able to instigate a number of costs saving measures, while still complying the required fire safety codes.
The Fire Safety Strategy was developed in accordance Building Regulation requirements, with fire engineering solutions developed ensure the smoke extract systems were able to operate efficiently.
CDC worked closely with CJ O’Shea Limited assess the compartmentation, smoke extract, fire service access provision, escape routes and fire alarms. CDC was able to design an effective and efficient smoke extract system for the development, which allowed cost savings to the design. Fire Safety Strategy report wad issued for Building control approvals.
CFD modelling was undertaken to several areas, to substantiate fire engineering solutions, that allowed the building to be more efficient. CFD modelling was undertaken for basement car park area and upper floor circulation spaces.
CDC ensured that the design was able to comply with all required Building Regulations and the design was supported by Building Control approvers.