Think smarter, think wireless

In 2019, 76 tall buildings joined the capital’s skyline. Cities are constantly growing, and we are seeing a rapid increase in the construction of high-rise apartment blocks and skyscraper developments, with a record-breaking 541 skyscrapers planned in London alone.[1] With an increase in high-rise construction, we must ensure fire safety is high on the agenda[…]

Maximising fire safety in 2020 with Cygnus

Construction sites present complex circumstances when it comes to fire protection, with lots of potential risks and hazards onsite, with over 400 reported construction site fires in 2017 alone.[1] To maximise fire safety on your site in 2020, a wireless alarm system is crucial to… …Give adequate warning The HSE advises that a temporary system[…]

Major London demolition protected by Cygnus

The Cygnus Wireless Alarm System has been chosen to offer fire safety protection during the demolition of high-rise London office buildings, Landmark House and Thames Tower. The demolition will commence in January 2020 to make way for a new development featuring two office blocks at six and 22-storeys, and a 22-storey hotel; the tallest in[…]

Cygnus protects next phase of University of Brighton development

We are excited to announce that the Cygnus Wireless Alarm System has been chosen to protect the next phase of the University of Brighton development. In partnership with one of the leading construction companies, Bouygues, the multi-million-pound development is the university’s largest campus. Due for completion in 2021, the new phase will include five new[…]

Cygnus protects the largest regeneration project outside of London

The Cygnus Wireless Alarm System is maximising fire safety for workers, as the largest regeneration scheme of its kind outside of London commences. The Keepmoat Homes NorthBridge housing development, at the Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area in Glasgow is a £250 million development set to transform the city. Due for completion in 2021, the development will[…]

Maximise high-rise fire safety with the Cygnus alarm system

By 2025, around 541 new high-rise buildings will be constructed in London[1], but these developments bring with them high risks for employees, including the breakout of fires and managing those fire risks. Construction companies and employees must be aware of the fire risks of working on the construction of high-rise buildings, and more importantly, how[…]

Cygnus wireless alarm system protects shipyards

This week, we spoke to Ferenc Szell, managing director at Norwegian distributor, Vestcom. Over the past year, 50 of our Cygnus Wireless Alarm Systems have been supplied to Vestcom to protect several shipyards. Ferenc tells us more. Why is fire safety so important during the construction of ships? All of our shipyard clients are building[…]

Cygnus protects high-rise residential development

We are excited to announce that our Cygnus Wireless Alarm System has been selected to protect the construction of a new high-rise residential development in London – South Quay Plaza. The development has been designed by world-leading architects, Foster + Partners, and will feature 2.6 acres of landscaped gardens, a residents’ club lounge, as well[…]

Cygnus chosen to protect prestigious Old Admiralty Building

Over 300 Cygnus Wireless Alarm System units have been installed onsite to protect the refurbishment of the world famous, Grade II listed, Old Admiralty Building that is being transformed into the new home for the Department for Education. The Old Admiralty building has housed some of the country’s most famous historical figures, and was most[…]