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Lakeside Development

Lakeside Developments


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Lakeside Developments Heatshield Project
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Bacton Gas Terminal
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Lakeside Developments Heatshield Project
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About the Project


Locker Heatshields used as an amazing façade.

Locker Radiant Heatshielding is now available with potentially limitless visuals by way of partnership with Locker Architectural. The perfect marriage of Locker Heatshielding functionality and Locker Architectural aesthetics, with engineering collaboration from both.

With over 40 years successful use in the offshore industry to protect people and equipment from radiant heat, Locker were approached by Galliford Try (now Vistry Partnerships) to provide a bespoke solution that would provide protection for personnel and infrastructure from the effects of a fire scenario at the adjacent processing plant, whilst also providing something that would also be aesthetically pleasing to look at.

The desired protection could easily have been provided with Lockers standard Heatshield range of panels but would have been unsightly, being a purely industrial product.

With a vast amount of experience in Architectural facades Locker were able to incorporate our standard offshore product the Mini Heatshield with a layer of image perf to provide a decorative architectural image perforated façade with a practical application.

Standing at 4m in height the Heatshield fence which replaced the existing 2m high acoustic fence provides an excellent practical solution allowing for safe occupation of the new housing estate whilst also providing an attractive feature for the occupants.

The engineering ensure that the Locker offshore heatshields could be used with ‘image perf’ panels was challenging. The correct open area had to be found so as to ensure that the performance of the Heatshields was not compromised.

Image perf’ has almost limitless possibilities and can replicate most pictures, company logos or photographs purely by using hundreds or even thousands of varying sized hole diameters and pixilation and is available from 0.5mm to 3mm thick.

Working with their Architectural counterparts Locker Heatshielding were able to offer a full turnkey solution, supplying not only the vast amount of 3m long Heatshield panels, but also providing the design of a bespoke support structure and installation of the panels.

The Heatshield wall is constructed in 3m wide sections, supported by 200mm SHS sections with a mounting flange plate which is bolted back to the cast in anchors. The support structure has been designed and verified by our engineers to accommodate both the weight of the panels and the associated wind loads. The structural integrity of the proposed Heatshield fence was independently verified by a structural engineer.

Locker Heatshields have undergone extensive testing at independent N.A.M.A.S. approved laboratories and, with a front face radiant heat up to 60kW/m², the resultant radiant heat reduction recorded at a distance of 150mm behind the Heatshield was in excess of 83%.

Further details are available on request.

The combination of the Locker Heatshield and Architectural façade has huge potential for use in both industrial and commercial applications such as service stations and fuel storage/power generator enclosures to name but a few.     

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BP Scheihallion FPSO

BP Scheilhallion FPSO


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BP Scheihallion FPSO
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Locker 'Mini' Type Heatshields are used to fully enclose the turret structure to protect the area from the Radiant heat produced from the forward mounted Flare Tower.

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Rowan Gorilla V

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Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs)

Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs), UK


Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs)
Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs)
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Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs)
Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs)
Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route (Jacobs)
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Jacobs Engineering contacted Locker Heatshielding in June 2008 regarding a project at the Ineos Grangemouth processing plant. Recent expansion of the plant meant that a 25m escape walkway had to traverse a flare exclusion zone, passing through two separate flare stacks to the accommodation block and muster points beyond.

The radiant heat present within this zone was specified as 6.3kW/m², and as the maximum exposure for personnel making emergency access through this area is limited to 30 seconds, it was imperative that a complete protective solution for any personnel required to access this route was provided.

Locker Mini and Ladder Heatshields reduce the radiant heat by in excess of 80% at a distance of 300mm behind the front face, so by installing the Heatshields on all three exposed sides of the escape route, the radiant heat would be reduced to around 1.3kW/m². This is below the threshold for the maximum radiant heat for continuous exposure.

Typically Locker would specify Ladder shields for the sides of the walkway as this incorporates an internal personnel protection mesh which prevents contact with the outer ‘Hot’ Radiant mesh.

On this occasion however, as the structure was placed onshore without limitations to space, the design team were able to include an additional single file walkway within the structure with handrails on either side.

This prevented any possible contact with the Heatshields, and it was therefore decided that Locker Mini Shields would be attached to both sides plus the roof of the escape route.

The full supply of Heatshields was designed, fabricated and supplied ready for installation within a dedicated window so as to reduce the plant downtime to a minimum.

Click to download PDF Project Sheet: Ineos Grangemouth Escape Route.

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Rowan Viking

Rowan Viking, UK - North Sea


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Rowan Viking
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Mini Heatshields were fitted to all 4 sides of the Rowan Viking Structure and the Crown Block was fully enclosed with Locker Double Skin Ladder Heatshields.

The overall area of 1680m² of Mini Shields and 285m² of Ladder Shields were designed, manufactured and supplied within 15 weeks or receipt of purchase order.

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