BOQ Headquarters, Newstead QLD


Fire Engineering


Fire Check Consultants (FCC) were appointed to undertake a fire engineering assessment of the proposed building development.

The subject property (Gasworks Tower G) is located within the local government area of Brisbane City Council. The building is consisted of office, retail, and car park and has a rise in storeys of 14. The effective height of the building is 46.6 m. FCC provided performance based design solutions for –

  • Rationalisation of the required fire resistance level;
  • Extended travel distances;
  • Fire isolated stair discharge into the entry lobby; and
  • Circulation stair connecting up to 5 office levels.

The fire engineering design solutions formulated focused on rationalising building fire resistance levels,extended travel distances,fire-isolated passageway construction and compartmentation. In addition, FCC also involved with BOQ fit-out floor 3 to 7, and fire alarm and occupant warning system matrix.