Prison Fire Safety Enhancements – Ministry of Justice

Working within a live Prison environment, 11 buildings to be fitted to the current NOMS standards for Fire Safety improvements. Design and installation of new fixed misting, smoke extract, fire alarm.


• IPP design and sign off
• DPP design and sign off
• Full coordination with existing services and structures
• Construction issue
• Liaison with prison Authorities
• Fire alarms
• Smoke ventilation systems
• Modular hose reel units
• Sprinkler pump set and fixed suppression system
Mechanical Services
• New HP misting units to replace existing fire hose reels to all wings
• New smoke ventilation systems to ‘H’ blocks
• New smoke ventilation systems to J & K Wings
• Modifications to the existing smoke inlet ventilators to Wings J & K
• New M&E services to TV/Association areas within Wings A, B, C, D, E & F
• New boilers and zip tea boilers prison standard taps and sinks
• Introduction of new hot water drinking facilities within Wings A, B, C, D, E & F
Electrical services
• New distribution boards, UPS’s and LV supply cabling
• New cable containment as required to supplement existing
• New emergency lighting services
• New in cell wired fire detection [Safer Cells]
• New in cell radio/wireless fire detection
• Modifications to the existing fire alarm systems to incorporate additional equipment
• i.e. aspiration systems, interfaces, detection, etc
• New power supplies to new misting units
• New connections from new misting units to existing fire alarm panel for system running/fault
• Testing & commissioning
• O&M manuals, as fitted information and user training

Sector: Ministry of Justice
Value: Multimillion
Duration: 135 weeks

Prison Fire Safety Enhancements – Ministry of Justice