This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.


12 May 2011

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors is supplying over 550 high performance steel fire doors for Quadrant 3, one of London’s most ambitious West End redevelopments.

Quadrant 3 will see the 94-year old, 1000 room Regent Palace Hotel being converted into a mix of office, retail and residential space, as part of the Crown Estate’s plans to create a new identity for Regent Street. The development from architect Dixon Jones and construction manager Sir Robert McAlpine will boast seven floors of office space, nine residential units and ground floor shops, plus an innovative energy centre.

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors is manufacturing fire doors and duct doors for installation throughout the landmark building. The fire-rated doors have been specially designed to allow for electromechanical locking systems from Abloy UK, also part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, to be retrofitted after the building handover. Abloy’s EL560 europrofile handle controlled locks will be installed in place of standard mechanical locks for integration into an access control system.

Bespoke mechanically operated smoke vent doors with remote operation have also been specially developed, as a key safety element of the building.

Commenting on the project, Brian Sofley, Sales Director for ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: “Quadrant 3 has some very specific project requirements, from door design to build sequencing and we are working closely with construction manager Sir Robert McAlpine to meet these demands.

“The bespoke door design has future-proofed the doors, as access control systems can be installed as and when the security requirements change, without modifying the doorsets themselves. We are also responding quickly to sequencing changes and are installing doors on specific floors in line with the contractor’s priorities. This is made possible by our close coordination with other finishing trades and our full-time on-site supervisor who monitors progress in each area.”

The Quadrant 3 development is expected to complete ahead of schedule by Christmas 2011.

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors manufactures and installs steel and timber doors in a range of performance options, including security, fire resistant, vandal resistant, acoustic and external. For further information, visit or telephone 02892 662200.

Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page


View more articles
Article image

Sliding solutions brochure launched by Kawneer

Architectural glazing supplier Kawneer has launched a guide to its sliding door and window products...
Article image

GEZE UK’s individual approach to door servicing

A new tailor made service has been developed by a manufacturer of door and window control systems...


View more articles
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...
Article image

Prevention better than cure where compliancy and PPM is concerned

Industry experts give their response to the question of whether compliance with legislation should be a focus of maintenance procedures....

Benchmarking maintenance

BSRIA has just published this year's operation and maintenance benchmarking report as a guide for building operators to evaluate their performance against ...
Article image

Online applications invited for the PFM-hosted visit to ISE 2020

Those wishing to join the annual hosted visit to the internationally-renowned Integrated Services Exhibition exhibition in February can now register their ...
Article image

CSA Conference Secures Additional Industry Support

Scheduled for Tuesday 31st March at The Crystal in London, the first ‘Making Buildings Work’ conference has won the backing from two of the leading names i...
Article image

Court action against MoJ after "unfair" contract award

According to The Times, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is being sued by Mitie, following claims that it lost out on...