Title: Rutherford Appleton
Lab, Chilton Didcot
Description of job: Extension Block
to existing laboratory
Our work involved:
Initially we had to install all the temporary lighting and power for
the builders on site. New switchboard installed from main board in existing
lab new distribution board installed in new extension from this board.
Addressable fire alarm system linked in with labs existing fire alarm.
New IP65 rated lighting fittings installed under a mezzanine floor.
Outside lighting columns. Installation of high bay lighting (installed
using scissor lifts). New surface metal trunking and conduits installed
throughout for power and lighting.
Swipe card system
Particular care was required on this job because of the nature of the
building, swipe card had to be used to gain access to certain places
these had to be carried along with ID. Also methods of safe working
constantly observed at all times by RAL staff.