Fire Protection Association


Landlord fined for failing to carry out fire safety improvements

A property company has been fined £20,000 for failing to carry out safety and fire safety improvement works after ignoring requests to do so by housing officers. Read More

Are industry professionals confident in the new Building Safety Bill?

Experts discuss whether they believe the proposed Building Safety Bill can prevent another tragic event like Grenfell from happening again. Read More

Fire safety: Making buildings safer

In episode 13 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we take a look at the legislative and systemic changes required in fire safety, and the wider building sector, to ensure buildings are made safer for occupants. Read More

FPA launches Know Your Building campaign as large fire losses average £650k

Launching its Know Your Building campaign, data from the Fire Protection Association (FPA) reveals the huge financial impact of fires on businesses and services in the UK over a ten-year period. Read More

Fire Sector Summit 2019 to focus on cladding, toxicity and timber frame buildings

The Fire Protection Association’s annual Fire Sector Summit aims to provide the very latest sector thinking and developments to protect people and buildings. Read More

Grenfell anniversary: Have lessons been learned two years on?

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed 72 lives and exposed shameful complacency and shortcomings in UK fire safety. Read More

Notre Dame wake-up call: The dos and don’ts of protecting heritage buildings

The Notre Dame blaze has been described as a 'wake-up call' for the guardians of the Palace of Westminster, with restoration works on the crumbling structure not due to start until the mid-2020s. Read More

Government bans combustible cladding

Combustible materials will not be allowed on the external walls of new buildings over 18-metres containing flats, hospitals, residential care premises, dormitories in boarding schools and student accommodation. Read More

Grenfell: Cladding tests must reflect real life

The Grenfell Tower fire is one of the most significant the UK has seen for years, bringing widespread attention to a number of failures and to a system described by Dame Judith Hackitt as ‘not fit for purpose’. Read More

Ministers urged to resist “industry pressure” over desktop studies

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the Government to resist “industry pressure” to keep using desktop studies as Read More



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