The New Sovereign Square development is situated adjacent to Leeds station and in the heart of Leeds city centre. This is part of a trio of buildings with a new green space for Leeds as its focal point, which provides BREEM excellent Grade A.
PSB UK Ltd recently handed over this prestigious project to Briggs & Forrester (MEP) Ltd for the Basement Car Park & Above Ground Ventilation Systems.
The Car Park, which caters for 40 secure spaces, which is a fully mechanical ventilation system compliant with Approved Documents B & F of the current Building Regulations and designed in accordance with British Standard BS7346: Part 7: 2013 is to be installed. The system is to be designed to provide smoke dispersal in accordance with BS7346: Part 7: 2013 Clause 9 in the event of fire.
The above ground & corridor smoke control systems have been designed to provide mechanical ventilation, from the stairwell and associated lobbies, in accordance with the requirements of The Approved Document B2 and BS9991.
The core is protected from smoke contamination by a mechanical lobby smoke control system with the extract fan set mounted within a roof top plant area. Make up air to this system is via an automatic opening ventilator mounted on top of the staircore at roof level. The mechanical system serves each storey level.