Glasgow Harbour

Client

Dandara

Architect

Axis Mason

Value

Undisclosed

Project
The third and final phase of Dandara's GH2o residential development at Glasgow Harbour. This scheme comprises of 350 flats rising to 16 storeys, with commercial units at ground floor and two levels of underground parking.

Challenges
The scheme has of a number of elements which do not comply with the Scottish Technical Handbooks.

Solutions
Innovation Fire Engineering worked closely with Glasgow City Council and the Fire Service to achieve the best solutions.  A sprinkler system will be installed in a number of areas and automatic fire detection will be provided in each flat to mitigate the additional risk of having bedrooms as inner rooms.

Our value engineering delivered cost savings and our proposed bespoke ventilation system enabled the design to be achieved, satisfying the requirements of our client and the approving authorities.

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