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More Upgrade Works for Paragon Housing

We’re delighted to be awarded further works with Paragon Housing at Clayton House in Thames Ditton doing upgrade works to 27 flats. Works include the upgrading of locks and installing security cowls over the existing letter plates on this sheltered housing estate.

Works for Surrey Heath Borough Council

We will shortly be starting work at the offices of Surrey Heath Borough Council in Camberley. Works include fire door maintenance upgrades and replacements following the surveys we recently undertook. Works will start at the end of the month and are expected to take 3 months.

Fire Door Surveys for Barry’s Locks

We are on site in Ropemaker Street carrying out full building service and fire door surveys on nearly 1000 fire doors for Barry’s Locks. All works are in compliance with fire door regulations.

Protecting the Pan Peninsula Building

Fire compartmentation works are starting this month at the impressive Pan Peninsula building on the Isle of Dogs aka 1 Millharbour for the Ballymore Group. We’re expecting this project to be complete in November.

Good progress for Clarion Housing Group

Since the beginning of August we’ve been busy doing upgrades as well as installing new fire doors and fire stopping at Brentwood Foyer and Messenger Court for Clarion Housing Group. We are due to complete this project at the end of September. We’re also doing door upgrades and fire stopping at Hanley Gardens also for Clarion Housing Group – one of the UK’s largest house builders!

We’ve achieved EXOR accreditation!

EXOR accreditation is similar to constructionline. Exors supply chain programme is specifically designed to enable organisations to best meet targets and obligations in the areas of efficiency, economic development, regeneration and procurement risk management in line with key Central Government initiatives. The Exor policy towards accreditation is based on an active and robust programme of checking, testing and independent validation of the information supplied. Exor’s service is designed to deliver clients with a real risk management proposition that allows them to select approved suppliers, with confidence. Accreditation is a process in which certification of competency, viability and compliance with legal requirements and current codes of practice is presented.

Exor Certificate 2016

Busy at Tower Hamlets Schools

We are busy carrying out fire door surveys and fire stopping works at Tower Hamlet schools. We will complete works in time for the new term starting on the first week in September.

Fire Stopping at Streamlight Tower

We’re scaling new heights at this skyscraper in London’s Tower Hamlets district. We are upgrading doors and undertaking fire stopping works at Streamlight Tower – a 24 storey residential building in E14. Works are on behalf of Axis Europe and will be completed at the end of August.

Fire Stopping at Tower Hamlets Schools

Following extensive surveys, last year, at 15 Tower Hamlets Schools we are now going back to do upgrading and fire door maintenance works. We will complete works in time for the Autumn term.

LFS demonstrating live at FIREX 2017

We are delighted to be supporting Exova BM Trada at FIREX 2017 by demonstrating correct installation of passive fire protection through a series of live events. Come and talk to us on stand C100 Tuesday 19th until Thursday 21st June.

We are hiring!

We are expanding rapidly with work across all of London and the home counties and are keen to increase our team with experienced, good quality tradesmen. Although industry qualifications and driving licence would be preferred they are not essential for the right experienced, reliable trustworthy individual. This job offers a great opportunity to move into a supervisor role and is based on long term employment. Price work will be available when skills and professionalism can be assured. Must have UTR number and CSC card.

New Fire Doors at Chiltern in Southend

We have recently started installing new fire doors across 15 floors at Chiltern in Southend-on Sea. Works are undertaken for Mulalley Construction and are due to complete in September 2017.

New Mobile Workshop Launched!

Introducing London Fire Solution’s Mobile Workshop. Built to their own specification and with their client’s certified fire door maintenance needs in mind this purpose built workshop is now in use and is especially good for organisations where a multitude of doors need to be worked on or in a security conscious environment where working on site is preferable to removing the doors to another site.

As the vehicle is self-powered and has all the necessary tools and benches the operators are able to fulfil all the necessary repairs and upgrading works without taking fire doors off site. It also includes cooking, drinking and hand washing facilities plus a built-in flood light and extendable canopy so short winter days and bad weather conditions present no problems.

Commenting on this unique addition to LFS’s fleet of vehicles, Jim Hannon (Director) said “The advantage to our clients is that as well as being able to complete the work on site they themselves don’t need to provide much in the way of site welfare, we can simply pull up and start work”.

Upgrades completed at the LCBT

We have upgraded the fire doors at the London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) in the West End. Good looking upgrades we say!

Doing the full monty for Viridian Housing

We started last month with the whole scope of fire prevention services at various locations throughout London. Works, for Viridian Housing, are ongoing and include fire stopping, installation of new fire doors, upgrades and surveying.

Ducane Court

We are in the process of installing fire stopping and new fire doors in the basement of DuCane Court in Balham. This impressive Art Deco Residential building was once ear-marked by Hitler as his HQ for when he invaded Blighty. Rumour has it that with some modifications this building was one of several that could be shaped like a Nazi Swaztika!

Fire Stopping & Surveys at the Science Museum

We have just completed Fire Stopping and Fire Door surveys at the iconic Science Museum in Kensington. We are delighted to be contributing to the protection of some the UK’s national treasures!

Surveys completed at the Corus Hotel

We have completed fire surveys and fire stopping works at the beautiful 200 year old listed Corus Hotel in Hyde Park. This centrally located Georgian masterpiece is a new client and we are delighted to be commencing fire door upgrades next week.

Works complete on the Spa Green Estate

Our work is complete on the Spa Green Estate for Mears Islington. A whopping 80 traditional-style letter plates installed and fully tested – have made sure the original appearance has been maintained.



Fire Protection Works for Family Mosaic

We are busy working on the Family Mosaic Housing Estates in South East London. Works (which are for valued client Axis Europe) include repairs and maintenance plus passive fire protection and certified upgrade works. Family Mosaic are one of the largest housing, care and support service providers in London and the South East, managing approximately 26,000 affordable rented homes.

Saving lives is at the heart of our business

We believe this incident demonstrates just how our people have saving lives at the heart of their business;

Whilst working at one of the Notting Hill Housing estates, Alan Kelly House, on behalf of Axis Europe one of our team had cause to save one of the residents’ lives through his swift actions and the implementation of his first aid training.

One of the residents – a wheel chair user – suffered extensive bleeding whilst accessing the gates (it’s suspected that he damaged the arteries due to colliding into the wall). Our quick-thinking operative quickly identified the potential danger to the gentleman’s life and managed to apply enough pressure to the wound for the 45 minutes it took for the ambulance to arrive. Having lost 2.5 pints of blood the paramedics and the client were quick to congratulate our operative on saving the gentleman’s life. The resident is now recovering in hospital and awaiting a blood transfusion. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Further projects with UBS Bank

We are continuing to keep the country’s finances safe with further projects in Canary Wharf and the City for the eminent UBS Bank – carrying our fire stopping and fire door installation work.

Smart works on Savile Row!

We are undertaking ongoing compartmentation works on the prestigious Savile Row. Some say we’re perfectly suited for their large portfolio of works!


Fire Stopping in Chelsea for KCTMO

We’re delighted to be undertaking fire stopping works at 7 residential blocks for Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation Limited (KCTMO) who are responsible for the management of nearly 10,000 properties on behalf of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

New work at Northwick Park Hospital

We are excited to start work at the Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, Middlesex. We will be carrying out the first phase of fire compartmentation works on the Edison ward


LFS are now ISO9001 certified!

We’re delighted to have achieved the Certified Quality System ISO9001, proving we deliver a consistently high level of service. Great to have this recognised by this widely respected measurement system! Here are the principles by which we have been measured – and have been successful;










New but old looking letter plates fully tested for LB Islington

The LFS team have successfully tested 110 traditional-style letter plates at BM TRADA for the Spa Green estate (located opposite the esteemed Sadler’s wells). This was in response to a request from the London Borough of Islington to maintain the original appearance of the letter plates. Nice to be keeping the detail traditional but safe!

Further skills training for the LFS team!

All of our installers benefitted from further BM TRADA in fire door maintenance and installation this month. Our continual investment in staff training reinforces our position as specialists within an industry where training and skills acquisition are imperative.

LFS Director qualifies as a Fire Door Inspector for Central London

2016-03-13-14-11-13LFS’s Director, Jim Hannon, is now an accredited and qualified Fire Door Inspector under the FDIS (Fire Door Inspection Scheme). As only 1 of 5 qualified fire door inspectors in the London area Jim will be welcoming enquiries from any businesses or individuals concerned with optimising the safety of their fire doors throughout London and the South East. FDIS Certified Inspectors are uniquely qualified to undertake fire door inspections. Not only have they achieved a Diploma in fire doors but they have also had their knowledge assessed by Exova Warringtonfire.

Crofton Schools safe for returning pupils

We’re pleased to have completed a time critical project at Crofton Infant and Junior Schools in Bromley for Ridge & Partners LLP.  The renewal of over 125 fire door sets and glazing replacements as well as fire stopping and several door upgrades were completed on time and will ensure the children have returned to schools that have maximum protection.

It’s official – We are a Considerate Contractor!

London Fire Solutions are now fully certified under the Considerate Constructors Scheme. As this is the recognised benchmark for how sites interact with their community we are delighted to receive this acknowledgement. We have worked hard to meet the 8-point code set by the scheme – all designed to encourage performance beyond statutory requirements and all have an impact on the environment we work in and the people we affect.

Working with Winkhaus & Mul-T-Locks

Working with high security market leaders Winkhaus and Mul-T-Locks we have successfully tested our own doorsets for Secured by Design and 30 minute fire resistance – creating enhanced security features on our fire door range.

Keeping London Schools Safe

schoolOur fire doors play a major role in the fire safety and protection in various schools throughout London and the Home Counties. We’ve been busy inspecting, surveying and testing and in preparation for the Autumn term we will be renewing approximately 130 doors in at least 2 schools in Orpington.

We’ve also been asked to survey the safety of the existing fire doors at various schools within the Tower Hamlets area. Good to know that under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO) these schools are ensuring procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of fire and thereby protecting their students.

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Working with Mears Group

We’re delighted to start work on a major project with Mears Group for the London Borough of Sutton. Works include fire stopping and fire doors in 50 housing blocks across the estate – keeping the residents of Sutton safe!

New Project with the Bank of England

New Project with the Bank of England

We’re excited to be starting surveys for the Bank of England for a whopping 800-1000 fire doors! Proud to be keeping the country’s finances safe from fire.



New working relationship with LB of Kensington & Chelsea

We’re very excited to be carrying out passive fire protection work to two tower blocks for Kensington and Chelsea TMO. This marks the start of new working relationship with an organisation who look after over 10,000 flats and houses on behalf of the LB of Kensington and Chelsea.

Door Surveys for Network Rail

Just completed fire door surveys at the iconic London Bridge Station for Network Rail – keeping London commuters safe!

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