Project Description

Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Cancer Centre

We integrated the readers, exit devices, and electric locking units into the overall scheme to present a complete access control solution whilst maintaining the overall aesthetics of the building.

The CCTV system utilised the very latest 1080P, high definition, IP cameras which give crystal clear HD image quality across the Trusts IT network. Interfaced with the NVR (network video recorders) they are able to give high quality video playback of any of the areas covered. We provided a complete video intercom access panels to allow clear audio and video communication with staff who may wish to allow access to visitors, patients, staff or contractors, this integrated seamlessly with the auto-door controls to provide a complete solution.

To complete the scheme we worked with the Trusts intruder detection contractor to specify a complete detain system to cover areas which are unoccupied when the centre is not is use.

We at Spectra are justifiably proud of what we achieved, using technology to provide safety and security to those who are at probably one of the most vulnerable times of their lives.

The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre is a complete “State of the art” unit, which opened in early 2014. It offers patients the highest quality treatments alongside supportive care and complimentary therapies, to ensure a truly holistic and therapeutic service, for patients who have cancer of related illnesses.

Spectra were involved as part of the design brief to provide high quality access control, CCTV and intruder detection along with door entry intercoms linked to bespoke automatic doors leading to the centre.

We worked closely with the architects, M & E Consultants, Harrogate & District NHS Trust and patient user groups to achieve a complete integrated system, which would benefit all parties providing a simple and effective solution for all users of this ground breaking centre.

For access control we opted for “Cotag” , which can accommodate almost any technology as its input, from simple card swipe to true ”Hands free” it can even have mixed technologies on the same system. This was connected across the Trusts own IT network so control and monitoring could take place within the Trusts administration departments.

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The “State of the art” Sir Robert Ogden Cancer Centre