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Application guidelines. System and components requirements. Code of Practice. Scheme for the application of European Standards. General Requirements for Alarm Transmission Systems, etc.

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    British Standards for Fire & Security

    The British Standards for Fire & Security get updated on a regular basis. Here is the current list for 2021.

    Click one of the links below to jump to the standard for the service you require.

    Access Control

    NSISSAIB Access Control Systems
    Our Access Control systems are installed and maintained to the following standards:
    • NCP 109 NSI Code of Practice for Design, Installation and Maintenance of Access Control Systems
    • BS EN 60839-11-1:2013 Alarm and electronic security systems. Electronic access control systems. System and components requirements
    • BS EN 60839-11-2:2015 Alarm and electronic security systems. Electronic access control systems. Application guidelines
    • ENBS 1600 Power operated pedestrian door sets

    CCTV

    NSISSAIB CCTV Systems
    The following are the standards we work to when installing or servicing home CCTV and commercial CCTV systems:
    • BS 8418:2015 + A1:2017 Installation and remote monitoring of detector-activated CCTV systems. Code of practice.
    • BS EN 62676-4:2015 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. Application guidelines
    • NCP 104.3 November 2017 NSI code of practice for design, installation and maintenance of CCTV surveillance systems

    Intruder Alarms

    NSISSAIB - Access Control Systems - UKAS
    See below for the standards we work to when installing or servicing residential and commercial Intruder Alarm Systems:
    • PD 6662:2017 Scheme for the application of European Standards for intruder and hold-up alarm systems
    • DD CLCTS 50131-7:2010 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. Application guidelines
    • BS EN 50131-1:2006+A2:2017 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. System requirement
    • BS 8243:2010 + A1:2014 Installation and configuration of intruder and hold-up alarm systems designed to generate confirmed alarm conditions. Code of practice
    • BS EN 50136-1:2012+A1:2018 Alarm systems — Alarm transmission systems and equipment Part 1 General Requirements for Alarm Transmission Systems (ATS)
    • BS 9263:2016 Intruder and hold-up alarm systems. Commissioning, maintenance and remote support. Code of practice
    • BS 8473:2018 Intruder and hold-up alarm systems. Management of false alarms. Code of practice
    • BS 4737-3.30:2015 Intruder alarm system in Buildings. Part 3: Specifications for components. Section 3.30: Specification for insulated and sheathed cables for interconnecting wiring

    Emergency Lighting

    NSIBAFE SP101 SP203-1 SP203-4
    These are the standards we work to when installing and maintaining Emergency Lighting Systems:
    • BAFE Scheme: SP203-4 Version 2.1 : January 2019
    • BS EN 50172:2004, BS 5266-8:2004 Emergency escape lighting systems.
    • BS 5266-1:2016 Emergency lighting. Code of practice for the emergency escape lighting of premises
    • BS EN 1838:2013 Lighting applications. Emergency lighting
    • BS 5499-4:2013 Safety signs. Code of practice for escape route signing

    Fire Alarms

    NSIBAFE SP101 SP203-1 SP203-4
    Our School and commercial Fire Alarms are installed and maintained to the following standards:
    • BS 5839-1:2017 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premise
    • BS 5839-8:2013 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems
    • BS 5839-9:2011 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems
    • BS 5499-4:2013 Safety signs. Code of practice for escape route signing
    • BS 7273-4:2015 Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Actuation of release mechanisms for doors
    • BAFE Scheme: SP203-1 Version 7.1: May 2019

    Fire Doors

    FDIS - Fire Door Inspection SchemeBMTRADA Q-Mark Fire Door Installation & MaintenanceBMTRADA Q-Mark Fire Stopping Installation
    The British standard for our Fire Doors is:
    • BS 8214:2016 Timber-based fire door assemblies. Code of practice

    Fire Extinguishers

    BAFE SP101 SP203-1 SP203-4FIA
    The British standard for our Fire Extinguishers is:
    • BS 5306-3:2017 Fire extinguishing installation and equipment on premises Part 3: Commissioning and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers – Code of practice
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    Would you kindly pass on my thanks to Ben from Blakes who attended again this afternoon to attend to the mobility scooter/garage.

    He was professional and had empathy with the residents as they were concerned about opening and closing the garage door. Ben fully understood their disabilities and fitted a padlock accessible to them and they were reassured.
    Sarah Gallacher
    South Essex Homes

    Dedication to Accreditation

    Why you should choose Blake Fire & Security to design, install and maintain your alarm system
    Long track record - our family-run firm has been installing burglar alarms since 2002. We're going nowhere, your guarantee will be honoured!
    Dedication to Accreditation - if we're not qualified to provide a service we won't offer it to you! Simple.
    Experience & Expertise - we're professional and fully qualified so you get the system that is perfect for your circumstances.
    Who is in your home or premises? - your engineer is always trustworthy, polite and fully qualified, with regular checks to ensure this.
    Quality workmanship and service - we're passionate about your security, our standard of work and the way we deliver it to you.
    Blake Fire & Security Systems have both NSI Gold and SSAIB approval! This means you get:
    Bespoke systems - designed to perfectly fit your family's requirements or the needs of your business.
    Highest quality systems - we only provide systems that last and look good.
    Police and Insurance recognition - our work is guaranteed to be of the highest standard, both Police and Insurance companies acknowledge this.
    Regular and reliable monitoring and maintenance - ensure your system is working in your time of need AND someone is always watching over your home or business!

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