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Fire Door Surveys

Fire Door Survey

Fire doors are a robust fire protection measure, and a regular survey should be undertaken to check the installation and maintainenance

Fire Doors should be checked and maintained like any other life safety system in a building.

A fire door is a door with a fire resistance rating normally used as part of a passive fire protection system.

Fire doors help slow the spread of fire and smoke throughout a building. This not only protects lives, but also protects the building and neighbouring properties.

A correctly installed and maintained Fire Door will :

- Restrict the spread of fire in a compartmented area and starve it of oxygen

- Protect occupants in other parts of the building

- Provide a safe means of escape

Effective fire doors are essential to ensure that occupants can evacuate a burning building quickly and safely, avoiding potentially fatal consequences.

This only applies if they are correctly maintained and in good working condition.

Escape routes in buildings such as offices, schools, hotels etc require significant protection. Fire doors are probably the single most important element in giving occupants time to safely evacuate a building.

Property owners are required by law (The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) to make sure premises reach the required standards of fire safety. This includes a survey of fire doors to ensure they are correctly installed and maintained.

Fire Door Surveys, Repairs & Upgrades

Fire Doors consist of many components working together. Some of these components can be repaired or upgraded by our approved team to save replacing the complete installation.

Some non Fire Rated Doors can be upgraded to FD30S status, allowing for heritage buildings to keep their original doors.

Fire Consultancy Services

Fire Risk Assessments

External Wall Surveys (EWS1)

Evacuation Planning & Drills

Gateway One Fire Statements

Fire Door Surveys

FRAEW/PAS9980 Surveys

Fire Safety Training

Fire Stopping

System Design, Installation & Maintenance

Contact

To commission Fire Door Surveys, or a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) please call 020 4534 3130.

Follow the link for the latest RICS guidance note Cladding for Surveyors, 1 Edition, March 2021.

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To commission a Fire Door survey or Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) please call 020 4534 3130.

For further information on Fire Door surveys, FRAs, FRAEWs, PAS9980, EWS1 forms or advice in respect of your obligations as a building owner, developer or manager, please contact :

Gary Grant

Gary Grant

MIFireE PMSFPE FIIRSM MICWCI

Director

Fire Consultancy

Birmingham

Alex Parry‐Jones

Alex Parry‐Jones

BSc (Hons) MCIOB C.BuildE MCABE AIFireE

MD Building Surveying

Alexa Cotterell

Alexa Cotterell

BSc MRICS

Senior Director

Building Surveying

Birmingham

Tony Leishman

Tony Leishman

BSc (Hons) MRICS MCABE AIFireE

Senior Director

Fire Consultancy

Manchester

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