Aura, Hartington Road is a residential scheme made up of two new-build blocks. The apartments, managed by Southway Housing, are located in the centre of Altrincham. The two and three storey blocks contain 42 flats between them.
Dyer worked with M.C.I. Developments to provide a natural smoke ventilation solution for the two blocks. Dyer supplied and installed chain drive operated AOVs along with the relevant controls for the system.
The CE marked EN 12101-2 certified AOVs are located within three communal staircases and eight corridors across both blocks. They provide 1.0m² and 1.5m² geometric free area respectively.
Dyer also installed the internal guards on the AOVs, conforming to Approved Document K: Protection from Falling, Collision and Impact.