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Fire & Security: Upgrade Projects and Maintenance

The National Theatre is a complex building and activities within are very diverse in nature - the fire & security systems need to reflect this. The new system has been approved by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA), the Licensing Authority (Lambeth), our insurance company and also complies with the British Standards and various codes of practice.


The fire system replaces the obsolete CEL Discovery Panel with the New Advanced MX5000 Panel, The system will provide The National Theatre with a reliable Fire Alarm system that can be added to easily, Spare Parts available with ease And a graphical solution that will Help all Personnel Navigate to a REAL fire Quickly and effectively around a complicated building. The 2831 devices on the current system are connected together by 16.5 miles of cable and operate over 10 Advanced control panels located throughout the building. The TriMan team carried out the successful panel upgrade at the National Theatre in a single weekend.  Further to this fantastic effort, the DS was in the following morning to witness test Call Points, Sprinklers and Ansuls, and expressed they are extremely happy with the improved performance at the Theatre. 


Access Control

The Paxton access control system consists of 126 doors whereby the system contained numerous faults. 

TriMan took over the system and methodically resolved the faults and updated all the CAD drawings to reflect the current configuration.  Within this time, we have increased the door capacity by 10% and added the doors to the network in line with the client IT protocols.  We have also standardised all the door connectivity to give our client consistency.

Intruder Systems

In the latest NT expansion, TriMan have added both access control and Intruder systems to include NT remote sites. We have linked these systems to provide NT with real time information on any potential threats or intrusions to the main building security. 

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