Burnley-based Alert Fire and Security have taken over the fire and security maintenance contracts for Burnley’s newest addition to our university offering.
The new halls of residence, located on the new Weavers’ Triangle development, opened in September 2020 by The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).
Lindsey Robinson, account manager at Alert Fire and Security, said “we are thrilled to be taking over the maintenance and monitoring of the fire and security systems for the building and continue to work and support Burnley Council. Our range of expertise and experience will ensure that the building remains safe and protected for our next generation fo students.”
The halls of residence is owned by Burnley Borough Council, where UCLan provides the day-to-day services.
With a total of 136 en-suite bedrooms within 29 flats, each flat comprises of a communal kitchen and 4/5 bedrooms.
A spokesman of behalf of UCLan added “We have ambitious plans to increase the number of university students that are educated in Burnley by ten-fold and for us to realise this intention we are committed to developing an environment which truly enhances the overall student experience.
“Providing purpose-built student accommodation on the banks of the canal, adjacent to the University’s Victoria Mill, is a vital factor in helping us fulfil our aims. We’re therefore delighted to have appointed Alert Fire and Security who have really bought into our educational vision”.
Alert Fire and Security began providing fire and security services over 27 years ago and was founded by Trevor Shanley.