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FDS Group Partners with Construction United to Improve Image of Construction

As part of its efforts to tackle key industry issues, the FDS Group is pleased to announce that it is now an official partner of Construction United, a leading initiative aimed at improving public perceptions of the sector. Consisting of

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FDS Appointed to First Phase of £1bn Regeneration Scheme

One of London’s largest urban regeneration projects will see award-winning smoke ventilation contractor, FDS Contracting (FDS), provide a number of its fire safety systems to one of the scheme’s residential developments. The Morello development is the first phase of a

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new FDS chiller system

The FDS Chiller System – Helping Properties Stay Cool Under Pressure

With the aim of improving energy efficiency, it’s commonplace for property developers to look at the best ways to insulate a building, helping to keep bills low while also reducing its environmental impact. While this is an admirable goal, it

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FDS Helps Former British Newspaper Library Make Headlines Again

Award-winning smoke ventilation contractor, FDS Contracting (FDS), has been appointed to work on a new residential development on the former British Newspaper Library site in North London. Fairview New Homes is building its Edition development of 395 apartments on the

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Elephant and castle redevelopment

FDS Wins Contract on Elephant & Castle Regeneration

As part of substantial regeneration works in London’s Elephant and Castle, FDS Contracting (FDS), an award-winning smoke ventilation contractor, has been appointed to provide a number of its bespoke systems for a new residential development. Brought onto the project by

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FDS Introduces New Project Manager to its Team

As it continues to win work on some of the UK’s most substantial residential and commercial developments, award-winning smoke ventilation contractor FDS Contracting (FDS) has appointed a new Project Manager. Following a move to the UK from South Africa, Graeme

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MSVS infographic

MSVS – Mechanical Smoke Ventilation System Benefits

The benefits of Mechanical smoke venting systems to those who occupy the buildings are clear: In the event of a fire, mechanical ventilation systems offer excellent smoke control, removing smoke from the building to aid the occupants’ means of escape, […]

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Brighton Marina

FDS Secures £250m Brighton Marina Development

Award-winning smoke ventilation contractor FDS Contracting (FDS), has been appointed to provide a number of its tailored systems for the first phase of a new £250 million mixed-use development in Brighton Marina. The project, developed by The West Quay Development

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4 Steps of MSVS

The 4 Steps of Mechanical Smoke Venting (Infographic)

A mechanical smoke ventilation system (MSVS) provides an alternative method to natural smoke ventilation. In the event of a fire, mechanical ventilation systems offer the ultimate in smoke control as they remove smoke from the building to aid the occupants’ means

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Chris Roberts

FDS’ Hottest New Recruit

As part of its continuing drive to develop project efficiency, award winning smoke ventilation contractor FDS Contracting (FDS) has appointed a new project manager. With previous experience of working within the fire and security industries, Chris Roberts will take on […]

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the Royal Gateway project

FDS Contracting to Provide Smoke Ventilation Systems for East London Royal Gateway Project

Following a recent appointment by Galliard Construction Limited, award-winning smoke ventilation contractor FDS Contracting (FDS) will provide a number of its innovative smoke ventilation systems for the residential element of an exclusive new London development. Located on Caxton Street North

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CN Specialist Awards Finalist

FDS Contracting Is Shortlisted For The Construction News Specialist Awards 2016

FDS Contracting has been selected as a finalist in the Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover up to £25million) category of the 2016 Construction News Specialists Awards, making the shortlist from among a record number of entrants. Before the awards,

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Royal Waterside

FDS Contracting Appointed to Luxurious New London Residential Development

Award-winning smoke ventilation contractor FDS Contracting (FDS) has been appointed to work on a new luxury residential development in West London. Situated in the Park Royal area, between Chiswick and Ealing, Redrow London’s Royal Waterside project consists of 265 residences,

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FDS Contracting achieves Achilles accreditation

FDS Contracting is pleased to announce that following a rigorous audit, the company has again successfully achieved accreditation with Achilles Building Confidence. The endorsement recognises the high standard and quality of the fire safety systems and services it provides to

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Smoke Ventilation

Natural vs Mechanical Smoke Ventilation Systems

By keeping escape routes such as corridors and staircases clear, smoke ventilation systems allow the safe, compliant evacuation of residential buildings, while also providing suitable access into the building for the fire services. Here, we look at the range of

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Carl Humphreys

FDS Continues its Expansion with New Hires and Vacancies

As part of its ongoing expansion and focus on improving efficiency and customer service, FDS Contracting (FDS) has appointed a number of new employees spanning its installation, management and financial departments. The first of the new hires, Carl Humphreys, brings

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Commercial

Commercial Considerations

Having been appointed to a wide range of commercial projects in our history, we’re well aware of our clients’ key objectives – namely maximising space, maintaining key design elements and minimising construction costs, all while providing the most appropriate level

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FDS Contracting Launches All-New Website

Award-winning smoke ventilation contractor, FDS Contracting (FDS), has launched its all-new website, making it even easier for developers, architects, consultants and contractors to find out about the benefits of including bespoke fire safety systems in their next project. Featuring an

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Fire Design Consultants and Engineers to Host Free CPD Seminar

Smoke ventilation contractors FDS Contracting and sister company FDS Consult are offering architects, M&E consultants, developers and contractors the chance to extend their knowledge this May with their latest free CPD seminar. Providing an overview of fire engineering, achieving building

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Marine Wharf

FDS Contracting Appointed to Vibrant New Residential Development

Award-winning smoke ventilation contractor FDS Contracting (FDS) has been appointed to work on an exciting new residential development in Deptford, London. Engaged by mechanical engineer LKF Limited, FDS will design, supply and install a number of smoke ventilation systems for

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FDS Contracting Shortlisted for Construction News Specialist Contractor Award

FDS Contracting’ business achievements, development and innovative approach to fire safety system design have seen it shortlisted for a major construction industry award. Selected by an expert panel of judges, FDS Contracting (FDS) is joined by seven other companies hoping

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Harold Wood

FDS Contracting scores a hat-trick at Essex development

The expertise of FDS Contracting’ (FDS) has seen it appointed to Countryside’s major Kings Park development in Essex for a third time. Appointed by electrical contractor Colne Valley Electrical (South) Ltd, phase 3a of the project will see FDS supply

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Riverlight

FDS Contracting’ Expertise Secures Large Southbank Appointment

The expertise of award-winning fire safety system design and installation contractors FDS Contracting (FDS) has seen it appointed to one of London’s most exciting new residential developments. The contract will see FDS work with property developer St James, part of

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greenwich millenium village

FDS Contracting Appointed to South East London Village

The design and installation skills of award-winning fire safety system contractors FDS Contracting (FDS) have seen it appointed to a unique residential development in Greenwich, London. Working alongside contractor Willmott Dixon, FDS will work on a number of apartment blocks

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