- Location Derby, UK
- Client St James Securities Limited
- Construction Value Undisclosed
The Becketwell development is a residential scheme on the former site of the Debenhams building in Derby. The scheme includes the design and construction of approximately 342 apartments, over two blocks, and forms the first element of the regeneration of this part of the city. DFC has been appointed to assist the design team in the development of a fire strategy to meet planning requirements and Building Regulations approval. As a residential building with blocks set over 9 and 19 storeys respectively, and an aim of optimal efficiency, the fire strategy focusses on means of escape, efficient structural protection, detailed design of the external walls and fire service access to ensure compliance with current building fire safety standards.