Abbot Fire Group Ltd News

Abbot Fire Group Publishes Their Top Safety Tips During The Candle Fire Safety Week 2020

As the nights draw in, particularly now everyone is spending more time at home and indoors, many people like to light candles to brighten their home. However, candles can pose a fire hazard so do take care. Here are Abbot Fire Group’s top tips for keeping safe from the risk of fire: Take care when lighting candles, and never leave a burning candle unattended Never place candles near curtains, throws, cushions or other types of flammable material Keep the wax pool clear of wick trimmin...

Abbot Fire Group Supports Fire Door Safety Week 2020

Abbot Fire Group is delighted to once again be supporting Fire Door Safety Week, running from 21st to 27th September. The aim of Fire Door Safety Week is to raise awareness of the importance of fire doors. Checking that they are properly maintained and therefore ensuring they can work effectively in the event of a fire, helping to protect lives and property.

Abbot Fire Group’s Doug Agnew Explains Why A Fire Strategy Is Important To Enhance Fire Safety And Performance

As a company Abbot is often asked to quote for fire safety provisions. This includes fire stopping work to reinstate the integrity of the fire compartmentation within a building; designing a fire alarm system; or designing and installing commercial kitchen fire suppression systems. One of the first questions they ask is ‘please can we have a copy of your fire strategy’ and more then often than not they are told that ‘we don’t have one’ or asked ‘why do you ne...

Abbot Fire Group Shares Electrical Fire Safety Tips During Electrical Fire Safety Week

As Electrical Fire Safety Week is upon every one for another year, it’s a good time to share some top tips to help keep you safe from the risk of electrical fire. Here are some good advice to last all year round: Don’t charge laptops and mobile phones on flammable materials e.g. beds or cushions. When charging, ensure they are on a suitable flat surface, and don’t charge overnight. Don’t overload plug sockets, and check cables regularly to ensure they are not worn, fr...

Abbot Fire Group Announces That The Company Has Achieved BAFE SP203-1 Accreditation For Fire Alarm Design And Installation

Abbot Fire Group is delighted to announce that they have achieved BAFE SP203-1, the accreditation for fire alarm design, installation, commissioning and maintenance. This is an extension of their existing BAFE SP203 accreditation for maintenance of fire alarms. BAFE SP203-1 accreditation The BAFE SP203-1 accreditation ensures that all elements of fire alarm design, installation, commissioning, handover, and maintenance are now covered by this independent third party, industry recognized accred...

Abbot Fire Group Achieves BAFE SP206 Certification For Kitchen Fire Protection System

Fire protection services company Abbot Fire Group are delighted to be the first company in the UK to achieve BAFE SP206, the third party approval scheme for Kitchen Fire Protection System Provider. BAFE, who maintain the fire protection register of third party approved contractors, launches this new scheme at the end of 2018. Abbot Fire Group were keen to become the first company in the UK to achieve this accreditation, having been designing, installing, and maintaining Ansul kitchen fire suppr...

Abbot Fire Group Complete Installation Of Low Level Lighting For Hightown Housing Association

Abbot Fire Group, working in partnership with Everlux, have successfully completed an installation of low level lighting (LLL) for Hightown Housing Association. Based in nearby Hemel Hempstead, Hightown chose Everlux as the supplier for their LLL requirements having seen a demonstration at the International Firex exhibition earlier this year. The project required Abbot Fire Group to fit low level lighting in three buildings managed by Hightown Housing Association. A total of 1.72 km of low leve...

Abbot Fire Group Offers Free Fire Extinguisher Hire For Local Community And Bonfire Events

Buckingham based Abbot Fire Group is delighted to once again be offering free fire extinguisher hire for local community, charity, or not-for-profit bonfire or firework events. The company is offering 24 fire extinguishers for hire to the first callers to ring Abbot Fire Group, just mentioning this offer. Community neighborhood bonfire The offer is open to those locally organizing a bona fide not-for-profit or community neighborhood bonfire or firework event. Abbot Fire Group will discuss the...

Abbot Fire Group Takes Deliver Of Mercedes Benz Citan Van For Fire Stopping

Abbot Fire Group are delighted to have taken delivery of a new Mercedes Benz Citan van for the passive fire protection side of the business. The growth in passive fire protection work, also known as fire stopping, has resulted in a need for a new vehicle to accompany the existing Abbot Fire Group fleet. Nigel Walton, Director at Abbot Fire Group said: “As the business continues to grow, we had a need for a specific vehicle which could accommodate the passive fire protection side of the bu...

Abbot Fire Group’s Passive Fire Protection Products Get Certified By The Loss Prevention Certification Board

Abbot Fire Group were delighted to be presented with their certificate from the LPCB, the Loss Prevention Certification Board, for LPS 1531 Appendix 1; the installation and application of passive fire protection products. The certificate was presented by Ruth Tucker, LPCB Installer Scheme Manager, to Nigel Walton, Manager Director of Abbot Fire Group. John Bercow, MP for Buckingham, was also present at the event and said: “Huge congratulations to the team at Abbot Fire Group for achieving...

Abbot Fire Group Achieves LPS 1531 Appendix 1 Certification From Loss Prevention Certification Board

Abbot Fire Group is delighted to announce that the company has been approved by the Loss Prevention Certification Board, LPCB, for LPS 1531 Appendix 1: The installation and application of passive fire protection products. This approval follows a rigorous assessment process. During this process LPCB reviewed products, projects, and documentation relating to Abbot Fire Group’s installation and application of passive fire protection products. A review of a number of on-site installations was...

Abbot Fire Group Receives Accreditation From SAFEcontractor

SAFEcontractor accreditation is expected to enhance the company's ability to attract new contracts Abbot Fire Group is one of the latest group of successful companies to join a leading edge scheme, designed to help industry improve its safety record. The Buckingham-based firm recently received accreditation from SAFEcontractor, a programme which recognises very high standards of health and safety practise amongst UK contractors. Abbot Fire Group is principally involved in th...

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