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British Safety Council welcomes the coming into force of new requirements on fire safety
25th November 2021
New planning requirements relating to fire safety came into force on 1 August. These changes are part of the most significant changes to building safety regulation in 40 years and are aimed at ensuring all future high-rise developments consider fire … Continue reading
XL Joinery launches first fully integrated fire doors with the help of ASSA ABLOY
29th October 2021
Working collaboratively across several business units, the ASSA ABLOY Group has enabled valued customer XL Joinery to launch its first ever range of fully integrated fire doors for residential apartments. The Simpli Advanced® range from XL Joinery required a high-quality … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY launches new fire doorset guide to support Fire Door Safety Week 2021
21st September 2021
To help support this year’s Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has launched a new best practice guide on how to specify, install, maintain and inspect fire-certified doorsets in residential and commercial buildings. Available to … Continue reading
Fireco introduces supply and installation of fire doors to their services
17th September 2021
Fireco has been making compliance easy for 25 years. They are mostly known for their original product, the innovative Dorgard, an acoustic fire door retainer. Fireco also manufactures wireless fire door closers and retainers, notification systems, disability aids and hygiene … Continue reading
Mortise Lockcases designed to meet specification
30th November 2020
Many security professional resellers work alongside specifiers and architects to offer products that meet building regulations, which is imperative to help prevent detrimental fire-related incidents and illustrates the importance of incorporating building materials holding the stamp of approval. Doors, ironmongery … Continue reading
Extinguishing Fire Safety Myths with Allegion UK
13th November 2020
Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK … Continue reading
7 things to remember when specifying fire door hardware
23rd October 2020
The UK Government has recently commissioned an investigation to review building regulations and fire safety, where it has become increasingly clear that there is a lack of understanding among some contractors, installers and fitters about the role of fire door … Continue reading
New guide to increase fire door safety
5th October 2020
Designed with facilities managers and nominated Responsible Persons in mind, Abloy UK’s new and definitive fire door safety guide has been created to be a trusted source of safety and compliance information. It is free for any business to download … Continue reading
New hardware kits take the confusion out of fire door specification
29th May 2020
Fire doors are a life-saving feature, engineered to hold back flames and smoke allowing evacuation and access routes to remain clear for fire and rescue services, and helping to protect people and property. It is imperative that all fire door … Continue reading
Don’t panic: new emergency exit handle
17th April 2020
A new lever operated outside access device has been launched that allows emergency exit doors in commercial buildings to also become entrance doors without compromising the security of the property. In many cases, doors that are part of the emergency … Continue reading
New Fire Resistant Door Hardware Protection brochure from Lorient
6th March 2020
Lorient, a respected designer and manufacturer of sealing systems for door assemblies has launched a comprehensively revised brochure featuring its Fire Resistant Door Hardware Protection products. Ironmongery is a vital part of a fire door. However, every time a fire … Continue reading
UNION launches new Fire Door Kit range
27th November 2019
UNION is cutting the hassle out of sourcing fire door hardware with its new Fire Door Kits, featuring a complete range of pre-selected products that work seamlessly together, look good and meet every relevant standard. The role of a fire … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY advises industry and professionals on fire safety liability
19th November 2019
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising fire safety professionals on the importance of properly certified hardware and training, following warnings from experts in fire safety law that they may now be deemed responsible for any breaches. Liability … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions launches Fire Door Safety Guide
18th October 2019
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has continued to support Fire Door Safety Week (23 – 29 September 2019) by launching a Fire Door Guide to help guide specifiers, building owners and facilities managers in the best practices when … Continue reading