citizenM, Shoreditch

Five star smoke control for a four star hotel

About this project.

Surrounded by some of London’s most creative graffiti, citizenM Shoreditch is a 216 room hotel designed by EllisMiller as part of a regeneration in the South Shoreditch Conservation Area.
Client
citizenM
Main Contractor
Bouygues
Architect
Concrete Architectural Assosicates + EllisMiller
Sector
Commercial - Hotel
GDV
£20,000,000
Rooms
216
Bouygues UK
Delivering exceptional construction over a wide range of sectors, Bouygues 'scored a brace' with this second hotel in the heart of Shoreditch.
Five-star smoke control for a four-star hotel
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Initial Brief

Whilst the building has people sleeping in it and cooking carried out, as it is a hotel, it's classed as a commercial building and therefore has a simultaneous evacuation or 'all-out' policy. This means that it's required to have a firefighting core which needs protecting with smoke control, as well as any protection required for other corridors and stairways.

2
Outcome

Sertus worked closely with EllisMiller to integrate the stair smoke ventilation into a busy roofscape to provide smoke control for means of escape and fire fighting.


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