With plans for Harrods to completely revamp it’s Beauty Hall, Fire Barrier Services was tasked with providing remedial fire stopping works to update the current offering and provide 120 minutes fire protection.
Fire Barrier Services supplied and installed in excess of 3,000 sqm of GCP Applied Technologies Monokote MK-6HY fire spray system to provide 120 minute fire protection.
This included application to structural steel and concrete encased beams, as well as application of Monokote MK-6HY to existing brick and concrete sofits. This works also included sealing a large number of voids into the existing concrete and terracotta flooring.
Using Monokote MK6-HY as opposed to other passive fire protection systems is preferential doe to its fast setting qualities giving the advantage for overcoating in the same visit.
Addition to the structural protection works, Fire Barrier Services also carried out fire stopping and penetration sealing to the service voids and compartment walls. Using Rockwool FirePro range of fire stopping products, the performance criteria of 60 minutes fire resistance was achieved.
Fire Barrier Services experience and supply chain relationships ensured that these essential life safety works and this project was completed on time and to schedule, all whist the department store remained open.