New Fire Safety Legislation to be introduced

London Fire Brigade has written to all major housing providers in the capital urging them to get plans in place ahead of new fire safety legislation coming into effect. The Fire Safety Bill, clarifies that external walls fall under the fire safety regulations that the Brigade enforces in London under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) […]

BS58939:6 2019 Revised System Grading

First launched in 1995, British Standard BS5839 Part 6 has long established itself as a key standard for specifiers, architects and fire safety personnel, outlining the specific systems that should be installed for the purpose of life safety and property protection. Covering the implementation of fire precautions in domestic premises, including HMOs and sheltered housing, throughout both […]

Fike launch new Single Loop Addressable panel

The CIE-A-200 Addressable Fire Alarm Control Panel is a one loop panel capable of supporting up to 200 devices* with a maximum loop length of 2km, the panel also provides two configurable monitored input circuits, 2 configurable monitored output circuits, 2 configurable plus 1 fault relay and also a peripheral bus circuit to add up […]

CTEC Launch new Domestic fire detection and alarm kit

CTEC have recently launched their new domestic fire detection kit for use in individual flats, houses and apartments. Compatible with CTEC’s Activ range the kit can be expanded where necessary. SAFER Raises the typical level of fire protection in a dwelling from BS 5839-6 Grade D (unmonitored Mains/Battery Alarms) to Grade C (monitored wiring and […]

Toccare One Touch Screen Panel

Eurotech Fire Systems Ltd has launched one of the slickest fire alarm panels on the market. Combined with innovative features and functionality it is set to become one of the most sought after panels currently available. With a clean and minimalist design aesthetic, this touch screen panel is ideal for architects and prestigious buildings looking […]

NEXUS – Wireless Alert

Nexus is a battery-powered, wireless critical alert system. The Nexus Fire Alert is perfect for temporary or evolving sites ie construction and utility sites, that require a robust alert to fire. When activated the Nexus Lockdown Alert is designed to give a clear alert. Complies with Ofsted lockdown procedure guidelines. Lockdown System Explained Lockdown Keypoints […]

Fike unveil new TwinflexPro2 panel

Fike Safety Technology is pleased to announce the launch of the TwinflexPro2 panel which will be released on the 6th of August. The TwinflexPro2 panel is an intelligent 2-wire panel that utilises a conventional type cabling format. The system is classed as analogue non-addressable due to the architecture used within the design. It’s able to […]

Landlords Facing Massive Fines

The London Fire Brigade have released details of landlords being fined for breaching fire safety legislation. One such property management company recently faced a fine of £40,000. The following is an extract from the LFB statement; “There were serious fire safety breaches in this block of flats which resulted in the fire quickly spreading to […]

London Fire Brigade Press Release

No working smoke alarm in vast majority of 2017 fatal fires Five of the seven fatal fires since the turn of the year had no working smoke alarms fitted in their homes, the London Fire Brigade announced today. The information is being released in an unprecedented move ahead of the inquests in a bid to […]

Southampton University Installs StoveTop FireStop®

HAMPSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE APPROVES INSTALLATION OF STOVETOP FIRESTOP® INTO NEW STUDENT ACCOMMODATION Southampton University has become the first university in the UK to benefit from the latest in domestic cooker fire suppression units. The client needed something that would be approved by the fire officer and quick and easy to install. Costs also played […]

Automatic Fire Suppression

Automatic fire suppression with StoveTop FireStop® It is no secret that domestic kitchen fires are the number one cause of house fires in the UK. In fact, unattended cooking fires account for over 50% of all reported fires. With decreasing government budgets and resources the fire service is stretched and it is less likely that […]