Client: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust
Stoke Gifford Retirement Village
To design, supply, install and commission various systems including Fire, Intruder, CCTV and Warden/Nurse Call Systems in new build apartments, communal and public spaces.
The new ExtraCare £53m Retirement Village is being developed on the border of South Gloucestershire and Bristol is a unique housing scheme providing purpose-built facilities for the over 55s, to help them stay living in their own homes for longer. Stoke Gifford Retirement Village is a partnership between South Gloucestershire Council, Bristol City Council, the Homes and Communities Agency and The ExtraCare Charitable Trust.
TIS were awarded in the £1.2 million project to design and install building wide communications, security and life safety systems along with our ‘Smart Building Converged Infrastructure’ into a new build retirement village
The 12 Hectare (29 Acre) Stoke Gifford Retirement Village site consists of 261 apartments, the apartments are broken down into 92 one bedroom apartments and 169 two bedroom apartments.
A host of health and leisure facilities are available in the village centre including:
- Village Hall
- Library and IT Suite
- Fitness/Well-being Suite
- Shop/Bistro and Bar
- Residents’ Lounge
- Hair/Beauty Salon
- Hobby/Games/Craft Rooms
- Enriched Opportunities Suite®
TIS designed, installed and integrated; Fibre TV Distribution, Fire Alarm, IP Door Entry, IP Access Control, IP Telephony System, Hybrid (IP/Analogue) Emergency Call System, Fibre Data Network Infrastructure, UPS Power Backup, Mobile Phone Repeater System, Digital Signage, IP CCTV, Wi-Fi, BT Openreach Distribution and Bespoke Alarm Reporting Software, all integrated with an Android handset deployment and custom apps.
Our bespoke designed converged infrastructure provides simple and efficient operation for the staff and future proofing for the building owners. This flexibility and ease of use allows the building operator the ability to individually customise each resident’s package; from multi-media & broadband provision to emergency call and healthcare monitoring, thus allowing increased revenue opportunities for the operator, and increased desirability amongst the residents.