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What to consider when choosing panic and emergency exit hardware
21st December 2023
Alison Aston, Lead Category Manager – Safety Products at ASSA ABLOY When disaster strikes within a building, it is essential that exit hardware is fitted and correctly specified, so that occupants are able to leave as quickly and safely as … Continue reading
Abloy UK reinforces importance of access control compliance after new statistics reveal sharp increase in fires
12th November 2023
Abloy UK has reinforced the importance of fire door compliance after new government statistics revealed a sharp and shocking increase in the number of fires in England. Fire and rescue services attended 178,737 fires in the year ending March 2023[1] … Continue reading
Consistency and traceability key in fire safety
2nd December 2022
Mike Sutcliffe, Business Development Manager of Vanquish Hardware Protection, which specialists in the manufacture of precision Intumescent kits for rebated hardware for use in timber fire door assemblies, discusses how the market has changed since the Grenfell tragedy – and … Continue reading
Fire Specification, installation and inspection
15th November 2022
Fire Door Safety week reiterates the importance of the responsibility for specifiers, contractors and building owners in ensuring that fire doors meet current fire regulations and legislation. Areas that deliver fire door suitability are the initial specification of products, correct … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions educates the industry with Fire Door Guide
2nd November 2022
To make the start of Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is urging those involved with the specification, installation, and maintenance of fire doors to educate themselves by reviewing its comprehensive Fire Door Guide. Brian … Continue reading
Abloy UK launches fire door safety infographic promoting compliance
2nd November 2022
To mark the start of Fire Door Safety Week 2022, Abloy UK has highlighted alarming statistics in an infographic, showing an increase in the number of fires and fatalities and a significant number of failed fire door inspections. Pat Jefferies, … Continue reading
UAP Ltd Takes the Risk Out of Selecting Fire-Rated Ironmongery With New Firemongery Range and POS
2nd November 2022
UAP Ltd, the UK’s foremost independent supplier of ironmongery products and door locking systems, has launched a complete range of Firemongery fire door products designed to help customers select the right certified solutions in three easy steps. Firemongery is the … Continue reading
Q&A with Fireco’s expert: how to keep fire doors compliant
14th October 2022
by Sasha Brigden In 2019 the Fire Door Inspection Scheme carried out research which uncovered that a shocking 76% of doors inspected were deemed unfit for purpose! Many of our products are either installed onto fire doors or are related to fire doors … Continue reading
UAP and PDS Collaboration Delivers Smooth Fire Door Installation for Irwell Valley Homes
22nd August 2022
Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy five years ago, there has been an even greater focus on fire safety in the social housing sector. It’s a responsibility that Greater Manchester social housing provider, Irwell Valley Homes, takes very seriously, with a … Continue reading
Selecting the right fire door closers
29th July 2022
Fire doors are an essential part of the fire safety strategy for buildings in every sector. Here Scott Copeland, Category Manager at IronmongeryDirect looks at why selecting the correct door closer is essential to ensure the effective operation of fire … Continue reading
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