Due to the complexity of the theatre’s design, Skelly and Couch contacted Actionair; the UK’s leading supplier of CE marked life safety fire and smoke dampers, to ensure the appropriate products were specified. Actionair provides the UK’s widest range of CE marked ‘ES’ rated fire and smoke dampers. Actionair's SmokeShield, HotShield and SmokeShaft dampers have been installed throughout the Bridge and are all programmed to effectively respond in the case of a fire event. Capable of operating in temperatures up to 300℃ for up to 2 hours, the well-engineered, high-performing dampers are in place to extract smoke and stop the spread of fire quickly and effectively.
Bridge Theatre is already proving popular with audiences and boosting the reputation of South Bank as London’s most vibrant theatrical strip.