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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
Independent Fire Safety Engineers : IFC is a team approaching 30 full time staff offering a professional service to its clients. IFC has extensive independent knowledge and experience in dealing with fire safety and building conservation issues in a sympathetic manner. Engineers have detailed knowledge and are able to offer clients full architectural standard outputs to your design team. Services include: negotiations with authorities, building surveys, fire risk assessment, design and specification advice, means of escape, alarm and detection, testing, fire safety management, emergency planning and staff training. IFC has worked for English Heritage, The Historic Royal Palaces Agency, The Parliamentary Estate Directorate, the National Trust as well as many private owners of historic and listed property.
Longden Doors
55 Parkwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8AH
Tel 0114 270 6330
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
2a New Street, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire NN9 5UG
Tel 01933 650650 Fax 01933 650001
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 Fax 01832 733703 Website: