image of Oakville Senior Citizens Residence interior

Project: Oakville Senior Citizens Residence (OSCR)
Address: 2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd. W. Oakville, ON
Description: Life Safety Upgrades
Project Value: $2.07 M
Date Completed: September 2018
Owner: Halton Region
Consultant: Smith + Andersen
Overview: Ritestart completed life safety upgrades to the Oakville Senior Citizens Residence (OSCR) to ensure building met newly legislated automatic sprinkler systems for retirement and assisted living buildings. This facility contained an independent living 12 storey apartment tower and a residential 9 storey tower connected by underground parking garage and main level amenity rooms. The two buildings were originally constructed in the 1970s by the Ontario Housing Corporation.  

Work involved; Supply and installation of one new 50kw exterior pad mounted generator for emergency service of the new 500 gpm fire pump, with automatic transfer, Supply and installation of new fire sprinkler system, fire alarm system and related pumps, valves, panels, etc. throughout both buildings and the common areas, Site work related to new generator pad and duct bank installation and the Replacement of existing watermain and addition of a second watermain to facilitate new fire protection system.