The aim of the project is to entirely replace the fire alarm system at City Hall, Hull, and to extend and upgrade the system category to L1, all in accordance with BS5839-1. The Contractor shall be experienced in the provision of fire alarm systems in Grade 2 listed buildings, public buildings and Theatres / performance spaces. The work will include the supply and installation of a new analogue, networked addressable fire alarm system, approved to EN54, complying with BS 5839-1:2013, along with repeater panels, smoke, heat and multi-detectors (AFD), including beam detection and aspirating detectors, visual alarm devices (VAD) and manual call points (MCP), and also a Public Address Alarm loud-speaker system in the auditorium. The new system shall feature 72hr external battery back-up, a front-end software management programme, a number of mains-voltage interface requirements, a key-operated input for the end-user to override multi-detector settings and a dial-out and paging facility. The system shall be linked to the building's intruder alarm system and, via a Dual-com interface, communicate (relevant) alarms to Hull City Council's alarm receiving center (ARC) Civic 1. The contractor will price the scheme based on a general aim to use wireless technology throughout. The re-use of any existing cables for electrical connections shall be based on such cables being tested and inspected and deemed acceptable. New wiring (for e.g. to transceivers, interface outputs, or where wired devices are required) shall be done in MICC cable and be flush or hidden wherever possible. Cable routes shall be agreed with the Asbestos specialist and where required, pulled in by Asbestos specialists. The contractor shall allow for all attendance with the Asbestos specialist who will be appointed direct to the client.
Contract value: 230000-230000
Published: 26 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 10 Jul 2017
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