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Lawrence Webster Forrest
Legion House
Lower Road
Kenley
Surrey
CR8 5NH

Tel: +44 (0)20 8668 8663 Fax: +44 (0)20 8668 8583
E-mail: fire@lwf.co.uk

Case Study: Gatwick Airport Train Station - Fire Strategy, Fire Risk, Design Review

Key Facts:
Client: Network Rail

Architect: Parsons Brinckerhoff

 

Description of the Project:
Gatwick railway station is directly linked to the South Terminal and offers a non-stop service to London. The proposed refurbishment work comprised complete remodelling and extension of the existing concourse including the stairs and escalators that lead to it. Lifts were proposed to be incorporated into the design in order to provide safe egress for mobility impaired people in the event of a fire at the station. 

LWF Involvement:
LWF were appointed to provide fire safety and fire engineering services for the refurbishment work at Gatwick Airport railway station on the feasibility and concept design stages. The intent was to increase the customer capacity. The key services provided include:

  • Review options and concept designs for the station;
  • Develop design concepts and scenarios including non compliance issues, risks and hazards;
  • Coordinate with the client and design team;
  • Prepare qualitative design review outline design statement;
  • Prepare fire strategy statement report;
  • Means of escape assessment for different fire scenarios;
  • Liaise with approvals authority for fire safety approval of the development.

     

 

 

   

 
 




For further information regarding this project or the services that LWF provide please contact:

Peter Gyere – Marketing Manager
Lawrence Webster Forrest
Legion House
Lower Road
Kenley
Surrey CR8 5NH

TEL: +44 (0)20 8668 8663
FAX: +44 (0)20 8668 8583

Email: p.gyere@lwf.co.uk



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