Construction Site Case Studies

Leadenhall BuildingWES+ fire alarms are trusted to protect hundreds of construction sites across the UK, Europe and beyond for some of the largest construction companies in the world.

Sites range from small refurbishments through to high profile, multi-level high rise new builds and large demolition and regeneration projects.

Read examples of how we’ve helped to safeguard complex and high profile construction projects below.

Case Studies

Millennium View, Coventry University

Bowmer & Kirkland has utilised WES+ fire alarm system during construction of the new Millennium View development at the University of Coventry.

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Northern Line Extension Project

The Ferrovial Agroman and Laing O’Rourke (FLO) Joint Venture has selected the WES+ wireless fire alarm system for its above ground, temporary site accommodation and Battersea shaft site, on the Transport for London, Northern Line Extension project.

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Waterside Campus, University of Northampton

Bowmer & Kirkland has utilised WES+ fire alarm system during construction of the new Waterside Campus development at the University of Northampton.

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Great Scotland Yard

WES+ temporay alarm system is protecting the original Scotland Yard police station in London whilst it is turned into a five-star luxury hotel by Galliard Homes.

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US Embassy, London – Sir Robert McAlpine

Sir Robert McAlpine has chosen the WES+ wireless fire alarm system for its temporary site accommodation units at the new American Embassy development in London.

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St John’s Church redevelopment – John Dennis Ltd

The WES+ fire alarms system is protecting St John’s Church, Edinburgh during John Dennis & Company’s £2.4million redevelopment project for the historic ecclesiastical building.

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The Curve – Morgan Sindall

The WES+ construction fire safety system has been chosen by Morgan Sindall to protect The Curve, the library and community facility development spearheading a £1bn regeneration of Slough.

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Dagenham Residential Development – Lovell

Lovell has specied WES+ wireless re alarm system from Ramtech Electronics for the redevelopment of a former gravel pit and landll site at Lymington Fields, Dagenham. The development is a four year, £78.4m project that will transform the site into a mixed tenure housing scheme.

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Fulham riverside regeneration – Barratt London

Barratt London’s riverside regeneration scheme in Fulham has become the latest residential construction project to specify the WES+ wireless fire alarm system. The WES+ system was specified by the health and safety team at Barratt London to ensure the safety of personnel working on site, residents in nearby buildings and those homeowners that have moved into the initial phase of 219 new homes.

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BG Bau, Nuremburg

Germany’s statutory accident insurer, BG BAU Praxiszentrum, has installed WES+ in its training centre to demonstrate the importance of a good wireless fire alarm system to construction site safety.

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Sidney Street, Cambridge – Coulson Building Group

Coulson Building Group found WES+ to be in a field of its own, which made it the best possible choice for protecting a refurbishment development in a listed building above a bank.

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Warwick Castle

Merlin Entertainments, owners of Warwick Castle, immediately saw how WES+ could be used to provide fire safety coverage across moveable retail units used in the historic visitor attraction.

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Newry Construction

Liverpool-based Newry Construction was so impressed with a demonstration by Ramtech Electronics of its market-leading WES+ wireless emergency system that it specified it on all its developments.

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Water Street – Renaker Build Ltd

Ensuring the safety of staff and visitors has always been a priority for Renaker Build, which is living by this maxim on its latest development in Manchester by specifying WES+ for the 28 storey residential development.

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Marstall Center, Ludwigsburg

Ed. Zublin AG, one of the largest contracting companies in Germany, specified WES+, on the €100 million Marstall Center project in Ludwigsburg, a major re-development of a shopping facility housed beneath a fully occupied block of flats.

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Schierstein Bridge, Wiesbaden-Schierstein, Hesse

Max Bögl Group, Germany’s largest privately owned construction firm, specified WES+ for the €250 million project for the construction of an entirely new four-lane bridge spanning the Rhine and connecting the major conurbations of Mainz and Wiesbaden.

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Baltimore Wharf – CJ O’Shea

CJ O’Shea Group Ltd specified a wireless fire alarm on the 50 storey ‘twisted’ residential tower and other buildings on the £142m Baltimore Wharf project.

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Earls Court – Keltbray

Specialist demolitions contractor, Keltbray, specified a WES+ fire alarm system for use on its high profile Earls Court demolition project in London.

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Ten Trinity Square – Donban

WES+ was selected to protect Grade II* listed building – and James Bond film location – Ten Trinity Square during a £120m upgrade. Using a wireless system meant contractor, Donban, was able to maintain the integrity of internal fixtures of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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European Central Bank, Frankfurt

WES+ was selected to protect the multi-million Euro redevelopment of the European Central Bank building in Frankfurt, Germany.

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The Leadenhall Building – Laing O’Rourke

Ramtech’s WES system was selected by Laing O’Rourke to protect the iconic Leadenhall Building – colloquially known as ‘the Cheesegrater’ – in the City of London.

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WES+ was used across various areas of high-profile infrastructure project, Crossrail.

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Featherstone Prison – Kier Build

Kier Build was selected by the Ministry of Justice for a £186m contract to build a new category ‘B’ prison facility at Featherstone. Ramtech was selected to deploy 121 WES units to ensure high quality fire safety measures throughout the construction site.

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Dunfermline High School – BAM Construction

WES was selected for use by BAM Construction on their high profile project to construct a £32.5m high school in Dunfermline for Fife Council.

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Longbridge Development – Morgan Sindall

When Morgan Sindall needed a reliable, effective fire evacuation system for their prestigious £1bn 468 acre regeneration site at Longbridge, Birmingham, they selected Ramtech’s WES fire safety system to protect the site.

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