Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC Stadium

UK & Ireland

Stamford Bridge, home to Chelsea Football Club, now boasts an upgraded fire safety system thanks to TP Fire & Security Ltd’s installation of Advanced equipment, ensuring protection and peace of mind for fans and staff.

The project at the iconic London stadium involved replacing 14 existing fire alarm panels with a network of 17 Advanced MxPro 5s and three repeater panels, while ensuring uninterrupted functionality throughout the transition.

The systematic decommissioning of the old system and installation of the new MxPro 5 network throughout the stadium, plus the integration of two new PC-Net graphics system, demanded careful planning and efficiency. Despite the complexity of the task, the work was successfully completed in just six days, meeting the client’s stringent requirements for continuous protection and performance.

Stamford Bridge, situated in Fulham, West London, has been the proud home of Chelsea Football Club since 1905. With a capacity of 40,343, it stands as one of England’s most historic football venues. From its humble beginnings as an athletics ground in 1877, Stamford Bridge has evolved into a modern, all-seater stadium, hosting a myriad of sporting events, including football, cricket, rugby, and even speedway. Its rich history, coupled with its status as a Premier League venue, makes it a cornerstone of British football culture.

Simon Fiddy, Project Manager at TP Fire & Security Ltd, stated: “The successful upgrade at Stamford Bridge is testament to our team’s expertise and dedication and the ease of use of Advanced products. Despite the challenges posed by the scale and complexity of the installation, the exacting schedule and the need for continuous operation, we delivered a seamless transition to the new Advanced system. Chelsea FC’s satisfaction with the completed project underscores our commitment to excellence in fire safety solutions.”

Robert Ives, Fire Safety Officer for Chelsea Football Club, added: “Ensuring the safety of Stamford Bridge and its occupants is our top priority, and the successful upgrade to our fire safety system plays a significant part in that goal. I’m relieved to have implemented a reliable and adaptable solution, ensuring continuous protection for Chelsea Football Club and its loyal supporters. I extend my thanks to all parties involved, whose expertise and dedication made this project a resounding success.”

Salvy Vittozzi, Regional Sales Manager for the South East, said: “We’re proud to have contributed to the enhancement of fire safety measures at Stamford Bridge. Advanced equipment offers the reliability and flexibility demanded by large venues like Chelsea FC. This successful project highlights the effectiveness of our solutions in safeguarding iconic landmarks and ensuring the protection of occupants and assets.”

The fire alarm system upgrade at Stamford Bridge combined cutting-edge technology and expert installation, resulting in enhanced safety and peace of mind for Chelsea FC and its supporters.

As a world leader in the development and manufacture of intelligent fire systems, Advanced products are specified in locations around the world, from single-panel installations to large, multi-site networks. The Advanced portfolio includes complete fire detection systems, multiprotocol fire panels, extinguishing control, false alarm management and reduction systems as well as emergency lighting.

Advanced is owned by FTSE 100 company Halma PLC – a global group of life-saving technology companies with a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.

Documentation

MxPro 5 wireless flyer

Consultant Specification for MxPro 5

MxPro 5 Brochure

EN54 Part 13 Brochure

Historic Sites Brochure

MxPro 5 slide in label

ServiceTool Brochure

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