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New English Fire Safety Regulations 2022 in force from 23 Jan 2023 Fire Regulations banner

New duties for Responsible Persons

From 23rd January 2023, as a result of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report, new/revised fire safety guidance will come into effect in England, reflecting a change in the law. ‘Responsible persons’ of multi-occupied high-rise buildings, plus those over 11m in height and even low-rise (with two or more sets of domestic premises) – will have new duties to provide additional safety measures which may include providing incident planning and building fabric information to Fire and Rescue Services and communicating various information to building occupiers. Read more...

Choice combines cloud-hosted CCTV and AI to win UK-wide, multi-site project

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Centralised AI functions eliminate the need for expensive, analytic-enabled CCTV cameras

Choice has been awarded the contract to provide and maintain an artificial intelligence-enhanced (AI), cloud-hosted CCTV security system across an estate of UK-wide premises occupied by multiple, blue-chip tenant businesses. Choice won the project by initially designing this system in cooperation with AI security specialist Eagle Eye Networks. Read more...

IP CCTV system added at Redpoint Climbing Centre, Bristol

Redpoint, Bristol

Choice Fire & Security Solutions has designed and installed a new interior and exterior 32-way IP CCTV system at the Redpoint Climbing Centre in Bristol. This is the latest development in a relationship Choice has had with the centre since 2013, also including fire alarm and intruder systems installations. Choice now maintains Intruder, CCTV, Fire Alarm, Portable Extinguishing and Emergency Lighting facilities at the site. Read more...

Apartments security project scores rare ‘zero defects’ Secured by Design accolade

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Choice provides multi-discipline security and fire protection for 100+ units development in London

As the security systems installer within the security providers serving a new, prestige residential development in South London, Choice Fire & Security has shared an accolade for the site achieving a police Secured by Design award following a ‘zero defects’ finding after first inspection on completion. The Metropolitan Police’s Designing Out Crime Officer involved noted that over five years this was only the second site he has audited to achieve no defects. Read more...

Cladding fire alarms relief fund gets £27m more to help eliminate ‘Waking Watch’

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Government backs Choice-style cladding fire alarm solutions

The UK government has announced a further £27million is now available – from the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities – as part of the Waking Watch Relief Fund. This is for the provision of fire alarm systems to “help end the scandal of excessive waking watch costs” (government press release quote) being incurred by residents of high rise buildings waiting for replacement of unsafe, fire-risk cladding as a consequence of the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire. Read more...

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