Case Study

Middlesex University Hendon – Hatchcroft – Fire Engineering Design strategy

August 9, 2010 12:00 am

The three storey Hatchcroft new build is part of the Middlesex University Hendon Development and consists of a variety of laboratories and teaching areas. LWF reviewed the design, provided Fire Engineering input and developed a fire strategy report.

Key Facts:

Client: Middlesex University

Architect / Lead Consultant: BPR Architects

Approximate Size: 5600m2

Description of the Project:

The Hatchcroft building is part of the Middlesex

University Hendon Development and is a new

stand alone teaching and research facility

consisting of a variety of laboratories

and teaching areas. The building houses

the University’s School of Health and

Social Sciences and School of Engineering

and Information Sciences and consists of

three occupied floors Ground to 2nd with a

flat roof terrace area also accessible to


LWF Involvement:

LWF were appointed to provide fire safety

and fire engineering services to the proposed

construction of the Hatchcroft building for the

University of Middlesex.

The key services provided include:

• Review design proposals and provide initial

feedback on possible non-compliance issues;

• Coordinate with the client and design team to

provide fire engineering input where required by

the design;

• Develop the fire strategy report for submission

to client and approving authority;

• Prepare fire strategy drawings;

• Liaise with approval authority for Building

Regulations Part B approval of the project.



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


Surrey CR8 5NH

TEL: +44 (0)20 8668 8663

FAX: +44 (0)20 8668 8583


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