Castle Hill Fire Protection were approached by Graham Construction to provide a £500,000 fire stopping package for the British Museum’s new Archaeological Research collection, a £64 million project designed to bring more of the Museum’s vast collection of over eight million items to the public. The new development is situated in Shinfield, Berkshire and is part of a planned partnership with the University of Reading. Once completed the site will contain many fascinating items ranging from Roman mosaics and sculptures to British Iron Age treasures, as well as providing study, storage and research facilities for the museum and its educational partners.
Our scope of work included:
- Spray application of intumescent paint to 12,000 sq.m of structural steelwork to provide 60 and 120 minutes of fire protection.
- All works were carried out to a decorative standard.
Contract duration: 12 months