Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Training Centre is located within the Clydesmill Industrial Estate, Cambuslang. The facility provides the administration and technical training for Fire and Rescue personnel.
The site covers over 30 acres including a 5,000m2 academic zone centre, a practical facilities building incorporating a four-bay fire appliance garage and a practical training zone complete with hard and soft landscaping.
The training zone to the east of the site contains the following training zones:
- A Residential zone with a four-floor tenement building, detached and semi-detached houses and an eight-storey tower block, containing a total of 23 fire scenarios.
- An Industrial zone with lock-ups, a petrochemical plant, and a fire behaviour unit where firefighters will be trained to deal with flash-overs and other fire scenarios.
- A Transport zone with a road network, 80m stretch of motorway and railway track, tunnel, level crossing and platform.
BHC supplied and erected hot rolled steelwork and cold formed purlins for the project. Also, BHC supplied and installed metal decking, precast floors and precast stairs along with all the necessary edge protection and safety netting. The project was erected using our in-house steel erection squads, metal decking squads, mobile crane and MEWPs.