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[…]

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 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[…]

Protecting high-rise construction with evacuation alarms

This week, it was revealed that high-rise construction site workers aren’t treating evacuation alarms seriously enough and are “risking their lives” by not responding immediately.[1] Researchers from the University of Greenwich shockingly found that a third of construction site workers who took part in evacuation trials took almost six minutes to respond to an alarm.[…]