Your Fire Solution Specialists

Building and Facilities News is extremely happy to announce that Checkmate Fire Solutions has been specially selected as this issue’s Fire Protection Company of the Month as a result of their consistently excellent surveying and installation services.

Checkmate Fire was first set up back in 1989 and specialise in everything fire proof related, including firestopping, linear gap sealing, air sealing, acoustic sealing, intumescent paint spraying, to installation of fire barriers in roof, ceiling, raised floor and curtain wall. From their Head Office in Elland, West Yorkshire, and with two more offices in Birmingham and Essex, the company is able to offer their services up and down the UK.

The company is renowned as one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist passive fire protection installation and surveying. Their fire protection services include firestopping/air sealing, fire compartmentation, fire boarding and structural steel protection. On top of that through their compliance division, they are also able to provide industry leading fire door surveying, restoration and installation, as well as a fully bespoke range of fire rated glazing solutions that is specially designed and installed for individual clients.

Checkmate Fire ensure to work closely with their clients to ensure that their fire safety solutions are made just right for their specifications, or can also partner with FM and construction firms. They build strong relationships with all clients, seeing themselves more as partners than providers. Their vast client range comes from a variety of different sectors, including NHS trusts and other healthcare providers, education, housing, the commercial sector, lead construction firms and FM providers.

We spoke to Checkmate Fire’s Marketing Manager David Pringle on how the company has managed to cement themselves at the top of the industry, to which he explained:

“In an industry that historically has been fragmented, and populated by providers of widely variable competence Checkmate have strived to provide the best possible Fire Protection Solutions for all our customers both large and small. Our belief that the consequences of us not achieving 100% compliance could result in tragic loss of life or loss of business, has fuelled our passion for excellence that filters from the Board of Directors right through to the installers on site”.

“Close relationships with our suppliers, industry associations and clients, together with our extensive training opportunities for our managers, full time installers and sub-contractors, help us to ensure that all our installations are completed to the highest standards of compliance and finish.”

In addition to providing unrivalled fire solutions, Checkmate Fire are also the sole distributors and installers of Alufire in the UK and Ireland, allowing the company to offer high quality, fully accredited fire-rated glazed doors and partitions. Alufire has proven to be highly popular among clients, and is one of the fastest growing services offered by Checkmate Fire. David added, “To complement our Survey and installation divisions, we also offer IFE Recognised, Bespoke, CPD training and Free CPD seminars up and down the country each year, and have done for the past number of years, which continue to be a roaring success.”

Checkmate Fire are also the founding members of the BRE/LPCB passive fire protection certification scheme and operate as two divisions:

  • Compliance - providing inspection & other consultancy services
  • Solutions - for 3rd Party Accredited installations

Having recently achieved ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001, they recently implemented a Salesforce CRM system, plus many more, to further streamline and improve their customer service and project management delivery. If you would like to find out more about Checkmate Fire Solutions then be sure to get in contact with the number below. More information on their services can also be found by visiting the website below.

01422 376436