Gent fire alarm detection systems have been developed to the highest possible standards to deliver the most advanced fire detection and alarm systems available in the market today. Gent by Honeywell is synonymous with quality and innovation in the fire detection and alarm industry.
Britannia Fire & Security are part of the Gent 24 Network of Approved System Integrators operating across Cambridgeshire, East Anglia and the UK. The network is a group of specialist companies who have been selected, trained and approved based on their extensive capabilities and considerable experience in the fire industry.
Britannia are a Gent Elite Systems Integrator and design, install, commission, service and maintain Gent products to the highest standards of workmanship.
As a market leading manufacturer, Gent have a broad range of Analogue Addressable and Conventional fire detection systems. In addition to this they have built up expertise in voice alarm systems and have a range of systems to suit most applications.
From control panels through to manual call points, detectors, bells, door releases and sounders, Britannia can install a wide range of Gent systems scalable for sites of all types and sizes.
Northampton /nɔːrˈθæmptən/ (About this soundlisten) is a large market town and the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England. It lies on the River Nene, 60 miles (97 km) north-west of London and 50 miles (80 km) south-east of Birmingham. One of the largest towns (as opposed to cities) in England, it had a population of 212,100 at the 2011 census (223,000 est. 2019).
Archaeological evidence of settlement in the area dates to the Bronze Age, Romans and Anglo-Saxons. In the Middle Ages, the town rose to national significance with the establishment of Northampton Castle, an occasional royal residence which regularly hosted the Parliament of England. Medieval Northampton had many churches, monasteries and the University of Northampton, all enclosed by the town walls. It was granted a town charter by Richard I in 1189 and a mayor was appointed by King John in 1215. The town was also the site of two medieval battles, in 1264 and 1460.
Northampton supported the Parliamentary Roundheads in the English Civil War, and Charles II ordered the destruction of the town walls and most of the castle. The Great Fire of Northampton in 1675 destroyed much of the town. It was soon rebuilt and grew rapidly with the industrial development of the 18th century. Northampton continued to grow with the arrival of the Grand Union Canal and the railways in the 19th century, becoming a centre for footwear and leather manufacture.
Northampton's growth was limited until it was designated as a New Town in 1968, accelerating development in the town. It unsuccessfully applied for city status in 2000.