20th Century Fox – UK hq, London

Choice Provides Intruder Protection & Assumes Ongoing Security Maintenance Responsibility

20th Century Fox, Soho, LondonChoice Fire & Security Solutions has designed and installed a replacement intruder alarm system at the UK headquarters of 20th Century Fox Film Company, the international entertainment organisation, based in central London’s Soho Square.

The zoned alarm system, including replacement wiring, is centred on a Galaxy Dimension control panel for protection of the building’s five storeys plus basement. Emizon signalling enables off-site monitoring and allows Choice access to the system for remote inspection and diagnostics. In addition to housing corporate offices, the site incorporates two private cinemas. As a key hub of this international business, the building is in use around-the-clock by 20th Century Fox staff. A critical element of the installation was the ability of Choice to ensure business continuity for the client, work unobtrusively, in- and out-of-hours, and maintain security through the transition to the activation of the new system.

Going forward, Choice has assumed maintenance responsibility for the new intruder alarm and also the client’s existing CCTV and access control installations.

Commenting on the project Patrick O’Reilly, Building Manager for 20th Century Fox Film Company said: “I was very pleased with the installation of our new alarm system. The Choice engineers were professional, courteous and able to adapt to our business needs whilst carrying out the install. I would have no hesitation in recommending the company.”

Choice Director Peter Evans, who managed the project, said: “We are proud to have added this prestige business to our client portfolio and to have met successfully the specific demands of this particular installation. 20th Century Fox is a significant addition to list of corporations who are choosing to make use of our expertise and services.”

Image credit: “20th Century Fox in Soho Square” by Matt Brown is licensed under CC BY 2.0