Multi Alarm at Nicholson House

Nicholson House - Southend on Sea.

Nicholson House – Southend on Sea.

South Essex Homes Nicholson House sheltered housing scheme consists of 96 one bed¬room apartments over seven floors and numerous communal facilities.
The fire detection and alarm is provided by a 14-loop MultiIFAX system using 490 Apollo Discovery detectors and 400 XP95 sounder-beacon bases / open area sounder beacons and interface units.


To ensure the best possible fire detection and control of false alarms, the sensitivity mode of individual detectors in the flats are automatically adjusted on a day/night basis.
The IFAX system also provides a range of bespoke operational features enabling simplified staff operations during alarm test procedures.