September 22, 2019

14th June 2017, for the fire safety industry that was almost a 911 event. It is of course the date of the Grenfell Tower fire and for anybody employed in the fire safety industry and watching the horror unfold, it was an unforgetable event that would have far reaching...

January 12, 2019

The greatest consideration regarding fire safety in healthcare premises is clearly patient safety. In the event of a fire, progressive evacuation in stages to safe places is necessary in keeping patients away from the effects of fire and smoke.  Therefore the buildings...

October 19, 2018

The opinion piece below recently appeared in Windows Active magazine

You can read it HERE 

October 13, 2018

I recently presented 'Fire Doors: The Road to Compliance' during Fire Door Safety Week 2018. 

We received good feedback and thought it would be good to share some of the Q&A's below:

 Hope to do another next year!

Just like many other products fire doors can be purchased at various levels of price and quality. The end use of the door will dictate the type of door and type of hardware you buy and install, also doors can be made from timber, metal and composite materials so let’s...

“Tricky cove the Fire Door” said Jimmy, with his usual hangdog expression. “Bit of a cock-up on the closing front I’m afraid, tricky blighter sticking on the smoke seals……………………given up on the blasted thing” he added, confirming what Reggie had already taken as read.


Fire Doors play a critical role in fire safety at buildings by slowing down or stopping the spread of fire from one area to another.

Fire compartmentation

They are part of the ‘fire compartmentation’ system provided by walls, floors and ceilings. One fire compartment cou...

Regular maintenance, as well as being a legal requirement, is necessary to ensure fire doors remain fit for purpose.

In this months Fire Door Monthly blog we look at the importance of identifying which fire doors are necessary to your fire strategy.

Recent months have se...

February 12, 2018

Part 2: Implementing improvements in fire door safety 

In last month’s issue we looked at the published findings from the Interim Report of the Hackitt Review and how the current state of fire doors at our buildings line up against those findings.

To recap, Dame Jud...

January 11, 2018

Part one: The state of timber-based fire resisting doors installed in the built environment in the UK today and, for the future, what action might be taken to improve the protection they provide.

As a fire door supplier and manufacturer, under the scope of a third party...

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