Carlton Club, London

Oculus found solutions to satisfy the significant findings of the Fire Risk Assessment with minimal intervention and disruption to this very busy and prestigious establishment.

The Project

Following a fire risk assessment on the club, Oculus was brought in to find suitable solutions for fire safety works required in the significant findings of the report. With the club being a listed building any works would need to have minimal impact on the historic fabric and disruption to the guest accommodation in the Club kept to a minimum. 


Building Control

The major issues related to travel distances from the guest rooms and a passive fire protection would have involved major alteration works. After careful analysis of the possible options a fire suppression system was adopted and installed to overcome the problems relating to travel distance and fabric protection.  The fire suppression equipment and sprinkler heads were discretely located so as not to impact of the interior.

Other upgrading works and additional emergency exit signage were carried out to satisfy the fire risk assessment’s findings, again with minimal intervention.


The beautifully ornate plastering on the ceiling was produced by Lottie Radford - Bespoke Luxury Finishes

CASE STUDY
Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery, the UK’s last working Victorian pottery was originally constructed in 1888 for Burgess & Leigh, a local ceramics company, where beautiful Burleigh pottery was produced using extremely rare skills.

In 2011, United Kingdom Historic Building Preservation Trust (UKHBPT) embarked on a long journey to save the site from closure and to protect the complex that houses historic machinery, archives and collections of the past. The traditional industrial factory and its original function have been conserved, repaired and regenerated for community benefit. The areas of museum demonstrate the skilful process being undertaken in a traditional manner. 

Read More

CASE STUDY
Rosenberg House

On Tuesday 31st January Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall came to celebrate the reopening of the newly modernised almhouse, Rosenberg House. Built in 1974, connecting to an early Georgian east wing, Rosenberg House is a grade II listed building that provides homes for some of St John’s Hospitals’ elderly local residents in Bath.

Read More

CASE STUDY
Prior Park College, Bath

The building will provide state-of the-art sports facilities for students and the general public, and has facilities catering for badminton, tennis, netball, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, five-a-side football and hockey practice. There are also classrooms, a fitness suite, changing facilities and a viewing balcony over the cricket & rugby pitches.

Read More