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Fire Services & Fire Doors

Fire protection is an important subject, with there being a major fire in a typical country house on average every 150 years. Disaster planning is therefore important, as well as fire detection and prevention of the spread of fire. A number of interesting solutions have been found and products developed to provide sensitive solutions for historic houses.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Fire Services & Fire Doors
International Fire Consultants Limited
Park Street Business Centre, 20 Park Street, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9AH also London, Wales & South West Offices
Tel 01844 275500
IFC Group is one of the largest independent fire safety consultancies in the UK. With over 600 years collective experience in fire safety we are best placed to provide consultancy for the built historic environment, working with private owners, national heritage bodies, planning authorities and conservation groups on a diverse array of projects ranging from Westminster Palace to listed private dwellings. Our experienced heritage team work with owners and stakeholders to provide independent bespoke solutions that target the conservation values most important to each building. From early design stages of refurbishments to post-occupancy fire risk assessments and staff training, we provide the quality and assurance sought in the sensitive protection our built heritage.
Longden Doors
Unit 5, Whinbank Park, Bradbury Road, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham DL5 6AY
Tel 01325 582 583
Established in 1838, Longden continues to manufacture bespoke solid timber panelled doors and doorsets, having forged a reputation for quality, service and innovation. The Longden range of solid timber panelled doorsets have been gracing some of the UK's finest buildings for well over a hundred years. Many of our historic listed buildings have relied on Longden's traditional craftsmanship and expertise to maintain and preserve their heritage. Longden has maintained traditional joinery practises but at the same time manufactures to current British Standards and are also known for the quality of their fire doors.
Nene Valley Fire and Acoustics
Unit 11, Leyland Trading Estate, Wellingborough Northamptonshire NN8 1RS
Tel 01933 650650
Nene Valley Fire and Acoustics are an experienced BRE accredited Fire Protection provider. We have the capacity to complete fire protection and acoustic projects to an exceptional standard, adhering to allotted timescales and budgets. Our project range and knowledge is vast. The services we provide include Fire Stopping, Fire Barriers, Intumescent Coatings, Fire Doors, Thermal Insulation, Acoustic Works, Steel Cladding as well as in depth Survey Reports. Examples of heritage projects include the Palace of Westminster, a large project where fire stopping and fire doors were provided and Kew Gardens where fire stopping and fire doors reinstated integrity to compartment walls.
Scotts of Thrapston, Bridge Street Thrapston Northamptonshire NN14 4LR England Telephone 01832 732366 Website: