Only a few short months after the opening of their Glasgow office, Checkmate Fire announces further expansion of the company, with a new Surrey branch now open in Redhill. With the region previously serviced by the company’s Harlow office, the new Redhill location will take responsibility for all business that falls south of the river Thames. This will enable them to provide their wide range of clients in the area with a more dedicated resource, further underlining Checkmate’s capability to provide truly nationwide coverage. With over three decades of experience in the field, Andrew Ware has joined Checkmate as the Regional Manager for London South, bringing his knowledge of passive fire protection, and much else besides, to new and existing clients alike. Commenting on this exciting role, Andrew said, “Checkmate’s impeccable reputation precedes it, and I am incredibly happy to join the company. I’m thrilled to have been given the challenge and opportunity to help grow this ever-expanding business in Southern England”. passive fire protection Having enjoyed a long and successful career to date, Andrew’s work ranges from passive fire protection and fireproofing to construction and engineering. With extensive experience operating both for and within large corporations at a senior level, Andrew is a real asset, who underlines the company’s wish to provide the greatest service possible. Checkmate is incredibly excited about both this expansion and appointment, and the company looks forward to what Andrew can bring to the Redhill office. Opening up the South Coast to Checkmate in a far more accessible manner than was previously the case, this move helps realize the company’s aim of being organized nationally, while delivering regionally. Having worked in the area in the past, the team is keen to build on those experiences and create a real foothold in the region, with the possibility of further investment, growth and expansion in the near future. safety of buildings Having worked extensively across several key areas of work and business in the past, the South London office is already making waves under the management of Andrew and his team. Alongside ongoing works with Epsom Hospital, the company is also working with the Children’s Trust in Tadworth. As one of the leading charities in UK for children with brain injury, the company is incredibly proud to be ensuring the safety of their buildings. As another positive sign of growth for the company, this news helped Checkmate start the year on the right foot, and is yet another signal of more exciting things to come.