Fire, Safety & Security

Watford Community Housing utilise Aico Multi-Sensor technology

 

Watford Community Housing has upgraded two of their 16 storey tower blocks to a Grade D, LD1 fire detection system using Aico’s…

Large roof terrace decking replacement project

 

Aluminium has been increasingly recognised as a viable material for construction products over recent years. We spoke with Richard Izzard…

Collaboration key to success for fire safety remediation project

 


Fire safety remediation in the external envelope of buildings continues to be a key issue affecting the housing sector. As industry adapts…

Balconies, upstands and terraces… fire safety across the entire building envelope

 

The conversation around fire safety in high rise developments has never been more critical, and much attention is being given to the…

Groundbreaker: leading the way on LEAD

 

Awareness of the potential health problems caused by lead in the water supply, particularly in infants and children is growing.  Houses built…

National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week to return in March with a call for the sector to ‘Challenge for Safety’

 

National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week 2022 will take place 7-11 March. This year’s theme is ‘Challenge for Safety’.…

Fire doors - Smoke resistance compliance

 


Chris Flaherty – Technical Director at Winkhaus UK and Jon Cole – Chief Operating Officer at Secured by Design explain the…

Take fire doors to a new level

 

A recent survey into fire safety in social housing carried out by Housing Management and Maintenance magazine reported that 95% of…

The ASCP calls for transformational change in social housing electrical safety

 


Recognising that electrical safety for too long has been seen as less important than gas safety within social housing, the…