Portland Tower has no ACM cladding ; We would like to reassure our tenants and their guests that there is no ACM cladding or any type of flammable cladding on Portland Tower. Portland Tower is a masonry building; built out of block, brick and steel with blue glazed masonry blocks on the front and the rear elevations and micro ribbed steel panelling on the roof.
In addition to the required regulated fire protection measures we have a "smoke control ventilation system" with automatic doors on each floor and a hatch on the roof, these are controlled by the fire alarm system. This system is bi -annually serviced and inspected by "SCS After Care" the most recent service was carried out on 17th May 2017
The Fire alarm system is serviced, inspected and tested by Blue Light Fire Safety, they carry out a comprehensive bi-annual fire alarm test the most recent test was carried out on 29th June 2017.
The Fire safety equipment including fire blankets and extinguishers are inspected and tested annually by Blue Light Fire Safety, the most recent inspection was carried out on 30th June 2017.
Periodic inspections are carried out by Sheffield Fire Service the most recent was carried out on the 1st August 2017
All apartments have clear fire safety procedure instructions screwed on to the exit doors.
All bedrooms have smoke detectors, all hallways have heat detectors, all lounge / kitchen areas have both smoke and heat detectors.
All communal areas including lift lobbies, bicycle store, bin store, stair well and entrance lobbies have smoke and heat detectors.
All our electrical portable appliances are annually PAT tested by ATA electrical this year's test was completed on 27th June 2017.
The electrical wiring is inspected every 5 years by ATA electrical, the most recent inspection was carried out in August 2016
There is a "fire fighters lift" with back-up generator, for use by the fire service in the event of a fire.