Decision - Retro Fitting Sprinklers to High Rise Blocks
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Retro Fitting Sprinklers to High Rise Blocks
Decision Maker: Housing & New Homes Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Purpose of this report is to gain feedback
from Area Panels on the recent Pilot project for the installation
of a Sprinkler system at Somerset Point. This feedback will be used
assist Housing Committee in reaching a decision to progress with
further installations in high rise blocks across the City that are
designated as ‘high risk’ of incidents of fire
(1) That the success of the pilot installation at Somerset Point be noted.
(2) That it is agreed that officers proceed with resident consultation, procurement and subsequent installation of a further pilot sprinkler system at St James House subject to match funding from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service and consideration of leasehold implications.
(3) That it is agreed that officers prepare a business case to East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service for match funding of a sprinkler installation to Essex Place.
Report author: Theresa Youngman
Publication date: 16/11/2016
Date of decision: 16/11/2016
Decided at meeting: 16/11/2016 - Housing & New Homes Committee
Effective from: 24/11/2016