Bhavesh Kumar

Senior Correspondent, IFSEC Global

February 8, 2016

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Harvey Nichols’ Birmingham Store Protected by Fire Panels from Advanced

The latest store from department chain Harvey Nichols has been installed with smart fire panels from Advanced.

The Birmingham located Harvey Nicols anchor store opened in summer 2015 and has since been fitted with fully integrated 4 loop MxPro panel covers comprising about 555 components including 123 heat and smoke detectors, 88 sounder beacons along with an MX4010 repeater unit to ensure the 45,000-square-foot store remains safe from any possible damage due to fire.

“It was an easy choice for us to use the MxPro 4 control panel on such a prestigious project. We have always found the Advanced range to be of high quality and easy for our engineers to configure,” said Andy Lyall from installers Fire Bright Solutions.

Harvey Nichols Birmingham Store protected by fire solution from Advanced

As a multiprotocol fire solution, MxPro customers are provided with a choice between two panel ranges, four detector protocols and a completely open installer network once they respectively weigh the critical vulnerabilities emerging from their facility’s fire safety assessment.

The Group Property and Facilities Director at Harvey Nichols, Barry Tallintire said, “The new Birmingham store represents a big investment in the nation’s second city for Harvey Nichols and we needed to ensure that our staff and customers are provided with the best fire systems on the market.  The Advanced panels installed by Fire Bright Solutions can be easily programmed and monitored by technical staff in the store.”

MxPro fire panels supports single loop, single panel format while also being capable of delivering as easily configurable multi-loop panel  covering vast areas and an array of field devices.

“We’re delighted that MxPro has been specified for such a high profile store. Harvey Nichols is one of the world’s most recognisable, prestige retail brands and its great to have them part of the Advanced world, so we can ensure the store continues to enjoy the best protection. MxPro the ideal choice, combining proven reliability with innovation and ease-of-use.” said Neil Parkin, sales manager for Advanced.

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