Delaware Drive MK HQ for Volkswagen

UK Morley Based Fire Systems

The Delaware Drive project at MK is to be a new high tech headquarters for Volkswagen financial services.

The building will provide 100,000 sq ft over four floors and, in addition to office space, will include a staff car park, restaurant and coffee shop for staff, a large area of external green space, flexible working spaces, a theatre style conference centre and bike storage.

Leader Systems have installed a new state of the art Life Safety system in the building including a 5 loop fire detection and alarm system based around a Morley control panel controlling approximately 400 addressable devices.

Morley by Honeywell is one of the longest established manufacturers of open and managed protocol fire control panels in the market.

ZX Series Control Panels are:

A range of intelligent fire alarm panels designed around proven and reliable microprocessor technology, which has produced a modular, scalable fire alarm platform for protecting all types of premises.

Intuitive to use and easy to install, network, configure, maintain and expand.

The 5 loop panel installed at VW is the largest in the range and comes complete with 4 sounder circuits, 4 line display and networking capability.

It has a 6 Amp PSU with 460mA loop capability in a 500 x 500 x 195mm (H x W x D) enclosure.

In addition to the main control panel the system also included 2 fully functioning repeater panels