Fire Safety Consultants

  • For clients with whom there is an ongoing relationship, we provide a quarterly newsletter, updating clients on major changes to legislation, standards and codes of practice that might affect them. The newsletter also contains short articles on fire safety topics of interest to clients.
  • Advice and evidence in connection with a dispute over late delivery of a ship resulting from deficiencies in the fire and gas detection system.
  • Advice to solicitors on fire safety in fine art storage.
  • Advice in relation to an adjudication over a fire alarm system in a hall of residence.
  • Various other expert witness services in relation to litigation and arbitration.
  • Research into the use of halons in the UK and the scope for substitution on behalf of the Department of the Environment.
  • Research into the performance of arrangements for automatic transmission of fire signals to the fire service.
  • Preparation of draft standards for BSI, including BS 5839 Parts 1, 6 and 9, BS 5446-3, BS 7273-4 and PAS 79.
  • Preparation of various in-house codes and standards for industrial and commercial clients.
  • Preparation of guidance document on fire precautions in houses in multiple occupation for around 40 local authorities in the East Midlands.

Public seminars and in-house specialist courses on fire legislation, fire precautions and fire protection systems.

  • Periodic training of staff as required by legislation.
  • Fire drills.


Design, specification and project management of fire detection and alarm systems in a wide range of premises, including offices, factories, shopping centres, hospitals, university residences, computer centres and major places of worship.

  • Investigations of troublesome systems including false alarm problems.
  • Inspections and audits of systems to determine compliance with British Standards.
  • Comprehensive audits of telecommunications facilities including international exchanges and satellite earth centres.
  • Regular inspections of offices and computer centres in the UK and Ireland for a multi-national news and financial data provider.
  • Fire hazard assessment of a process area of a medical supplies manufacturing plant.
  • Surveys of heritage buildings, mansions and country houses for insurance underwriting purposes.

Fire Risk Assessments of:

  • offices
  • shops and shopping centres
  • factories and warehouses
  • hotels


  • Preparation of a manual for the Northern Ireland Fire Safety Panel to enable enforcing authorities to check proposals for active fire protection systems.
  • Preparation of a fire safety strategy for a multi-storey hospital development.
  • Development of a fire management plan for a major leisure complex in Birmingham.
  • Negotiations with enforcing authorities regarding fire engineering solutions.
  • Fire engineering solution to permit a single staircase to be used as the only means of escape from a five storey hostel.
  • Advice on the use of malls in shopping centres for retail/promotional purposes.
  • Fire engineering solution to overcome excess travel distances in a retail warehouse and archive store rooms.


Contact Us 

01252 792088

01252 794165

Hutton Roof,
Eglinton Road,
GU10 2DH