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Your personal invitation to 'The Crystal'24/05/2017
Your personal invitation to 'The Crystal'

BBC Fire Protection, in conjunction with our Partners, Siemens Building Technologies, offer you a personal Invitation to 'The Crystal' to meet with International experts who will present and discuss future building trends and the integration of fire detection technologies.

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BBC Fire Protection Joins Forces with Marlowe PLC03/02/2017
BBC Fire Protection Joins Forces with Marlowe PLC

3rd February 2017 BBC Fire Protection are delighted to announce that they are joining forces with Marlowe plc. The plan is to propel BBC Fire Protection to the forefront of the fire and security sector over the next few years. Marlowe plc is a publicly traded company listed on the London Stock Exchange, formed in 2015 by Lord Ashcroft and Alex Dacre.

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Responsible for Fire Safety?06/06/2016
Responsible for Fire Safety?

Our job here at BBC Fire Protection is to help provide guidance and insight into the best practice in fire safety. We want to protect your business and your life from the devastating effects of fire. We have everything you need to help you in your role as the Responsible Person, Duty Holder or Appropriate Person.

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Over 50% of false alarms caused by ineffective fire alarms23/05/2016
Over 50% of false alarms caused by ineffective fire alarms

Staggering report shames ineffective fire alarm systems.

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Data Centres: The hidden killer03/05/2016
Data Centres: The hidden killer

Don't let your business go up in flames

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Bold in Blue05/04/2016
Bold in Blue

Engineers debut new uniforms at training event.

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25 year Service Award Ceremony sees double award02/04/2016
25 year Service Award Ceremony sees double award

Both Rob Artherton and Simon Cavill were awarded their 25 year service award for their continued commitment to BBC Fire Protection

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Dedicated Company Engineering Manager retires after 33 years service31/03/2016
Dedicated Company Engineering Manager retires after 33 years service

Peter Willetts celebrates 33 years of service as he retires from BBC Fire Protection

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BBC Fire Protection wins award from Norwich Radio Station23/02/2016
BBC Fire Protection wins award from Norwich Radio Station

BBC Fire Protection Ltd were visited by Radio Norwich after winning the 'Workplace of the Day Award'

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NEW YEAR - NEW CAREER01/12/2015
NEW YEAR - NEW CAREER

BBC Fire go into 2016 with great confidence and expectations and our largest ever value of 'work in hand'.

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Reducing our Carbon Footprint26/08/2015
Reducing our Carbon Footprint

Did you know? The unreleased energy contained in the average dustbin each year could power a television for 5,000 hours!!

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Changes to BS5839 Part 618/02/2015
Changes to BS5839 Part 6

In 2013, BS5839 Part 6 was reviewed, and updated to reflect changing technologies, strategies and phenomena.

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Remote Detector Testing safely and cost effectively06/05/2014
Remote Detector Testing safely and cost effectively

Scorpion ASD is a unique, functional remote smoke detector test system for Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) Systems that solves a number of long standing challenges, assists compliance with codes and standards and delivers radical time, cost and disruption savings.

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BBC Fire appointed as a Signifire Engineered Systems Distributor22/04/2014
BBC Fire appointed as a Signifire Engineered Systems Distributor

BBC Fire have entered into a partnership with Fike Safety Technology becoming an Engineered System Distributor for their Signifire range of Video Fire Detection products and solutions.

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Tradgedy as incorrectly fixed cables cost Firefighters their lives01/02/2014
Tradgedy as incorrectly fixed cables cost Firefighters their lives

Report of the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service investigation into the deaths of Firefighters Alan Bannon & James Shears in Flat 72, Shirley Towers, Church Street, Southampton, SO15 5PE, on Tuesday 6 April 2010

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Reducing our Carbon Footprint16/07/2013
Reducing our Carbon Footprint

Updating our vehicle fleet brings major benefits to the Environment, the Public, our staff and also BBC Fire Protection.

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BBC Fire now registered by Achilles UVDB20/06/2013
BBC Fire now registered by Achilles UVDB

Another QSHE accreditation is added to the enviable suite of accreditations held and maintained by BBC Fire Protection.

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Little Black Book of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems29/05/2013
Little Black Book of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

In conjunction with our Partners Notifier by Honeywell, we are delighted to be able to offer you an invaluable guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems.

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Fire Brigade response to Automatic Fire Alarms29/04/2013
Fire Brigade response to Automatic Fire Alarms

Like many other Fire Brigades, from June 2013 the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service will be introducing changes to the way they respond to Automatic Fire Alarms.

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Fire Alarm Warnings for EVERYONE!25/04/2013
Fire Alarm Warnings for EVERYONE!

With the requirements of the Equality Act to provide warning of Fire Alarm activation to all, including the hard of hearing, BBC Fire Protection, who are Gold Partners of Notifier by Honeywell, are pleased to announce the launch of their RESPONSE AID range of Fire Alarm Radio Paging solutions.

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A Discount for Quality - can this be?04/02/2013
A Discount for Quality - can this be?

Did you know that some insurers offer discounts from fire insurance premiums?

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Reaching new heights11/12/2012
Reaching new heights

BBC Fire have recently carried out 2 major projects for Southern Housing involving the installation of new fire detection systems and smoke ventilators and controls.

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Radio or Hard Wired?19/11/2012
Radio or Hard Wired?

Westminster Adult Education Service moves into a newly refurbished building at Lisson Grove, where BBC Fire Protection proves that employing wireless technology isn't always the answer, especially long term. For more info click on the download below.

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Fire Minister calls for action to prevent false fire alarms01/11/2012
Fire Minister calls for action to prevent false fire alarms

False Alarms cost UK Businesses and the Fire and Rescue Services over £1Billion per year for false alarm attendance, business interruption and lost production.

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It's official - the best Architectural Building in the UK is protected by BBC Fire Protection19/10/2012
It's official - the best Architectural Building in the UK is protected by BBC Fire Protection

The Sainsbury Laboratory was named best new building by the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) at a ceremony in Manchester.

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Plus Plus - The new way of buying a Fire Alarm System for Contractors24/09/2012
Plus Plus - The new way of buying a Fire Alarm System for Contractors

BBC Fire have launched the Plus Plus package - a convenient way for contractors to purchase their fire alarm system components and to also incorporate all their compliance requirements in terms of design, certification and warranty

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When MORE sugar is good!13/01/2012
When MORE sugar is good!

BBC Fire, having succesfully completed the installation of a new replacement fire alarm system for British Sugar at their Bury St Edmunds site, have negotiated the installation of a new replacement Network Fire Alarm System for their Newark Factory.

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Do you require the release and control of Doors as a function of your Fire Alarm System?, then BEWARE!Do you require the release and control of Doors as a function of your Fire Alarm System?, then BEWARE!

If the answer is YES, then your system should also comply with the additional requirements of BS7273-4.

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BBC Fire protect major data centre for a major worldwide InsurerBBC Fire protect major data centre for a major worldwide Insurer

BBC Fire protect major data centre for a major worldwide Insurer http://www.bbc.co.uk/

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The Big SocietyThe Big Society

Our girl Paula does her bit, and we're proud of her.

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Norwich Cathedral choose BBC Fire ProtectionNorwich Cathedral choose BBC Fire Protection

BBC Fire, long term providers of fire alarm solutions to the Cathedral were selected, in competiton, to provide the Fire Alarm System for the new Visitor Centre

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British Standard BS6266 UpdatedBritish Standard BS6266 Updated

This standard, covering the fire protection measures recommended for Electronic Equipment Areas has recently been revised and updated and is now re-titled BS6266:2011.

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BBC Fire achieves SM & MS ContractorPLUS Accreditation statusBBC Fire achieves SM & MS ContractorPLUS Accreditation status

Many of our clients choose 3rd Party organisations to VET their contractors. BBC Fire actively encourages this as it 'raises the bar' of the standards potential suppliers and contractors should maintain. BBC Fire are pleased to have been awarded the prestigious 'ContractorPLUS' status to add to our existing suite of 3rd party accreditations which include SafeContractor, CHAS, Altius, LPCB-LPS1014 and BAFE.

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New CPD Certificated Course and MaterialNew CPD Certificated Course and Material

British Standard 6266:2002 has beeen revised and superceded by BS6266:2011. BBC Fire Protection have prepared detailed content and material covering all aspects of this important Standard and will be of interest to many people constructing or working in Electronic Equipment Installations.

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