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Smoke Management System for Seward Street Scheme

This mixed-use project in Clerkenwell, London developed by Mount Anvil Ltd will comprise 161 high specification homes, over 2,500 sq ft of office and retail space, and an underground car park. FDS has been appointed by Bowmite to design, supply,

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FDS Achieve BAFSA Membership

FDS has been made a member of BAFSA (The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association), the UK’s trade association for the fire sprinkler industry. Following successful, significant developments in sprinkler system design, and a strong track record of quality installations, FDS

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FDS Celebrate Ten Year Milestone

FDS Contracting has launched their 10th anniversary celebrations with a commemorative logo and a 12-month programme of events. The events will be held to acknowledge the growth of the company from a two-man operation in 2002, to become the leading

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FDS Recognised For Innovative Approach to Contracting

One of the UK’s leading fire safety system design and installers, FDS Contracting (FDS), has achieved finalist status in the Construction News prestigious Specialists Awards. FDS has been recognised for the Fire Protection Category because of the innovative approach the

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FDS Announces New MD

Fire safety system design and installation specialist, FDS Contracting, has appointed a new managing director as part of its strategic growth plan. Nick Waterfield becomes managing director whilst current managing directors, Gerard Sheridan and Andy Riley, will remain with the

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FDS adds Fire Excellence Award to 2011 accolades

FDS Contracting has scooped a prestigious Fire Excellence Award, recognising the company’s outstanding expertise in the field of fire safety system design and installation. Held as part of the Firex Exhibition, an international showcase for innovation in the fire safety

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We listened to your feedback and implemented some changes

We’re always listening out for what the industry is demanding of its fire safety system contractors. We’d like to thank everyone who has completed a customer satisfaction survey as we’ve used these to evaluate changing requirements within the industry generally,

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Find out how to install a cost-neutral sprinkler system that’s also WRAS approved!

At FDS we have used our knowledge and expertise to create a sprinkler system that is not only WRAS approved, but due to the potential savings on other fire safety systems or onerous compartmentation requirements that may be omitted owing

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Safety First as FDS Achieves Environmental Standard

Fire design and system installation company, The FDS Group, has been awarded the internationally recognised standard for environmental management, ISO14001:2004. While environmental considerations are often forced into the background where life safety is concerned, the FDS Group has worked hard

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Fire Excellence Awards – FDS announced as finalist

FDS Contracting is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Fire Excellence Awards 2011 in the ‘Fire Safety Installation Award- Active’ category. The Fire Excellence Awards 2011 celebrates the best products, services and individuals

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FDS Delivers Residential Schemes in Record Time

Leading fire systems specialist, FDS (FDS Contracting), has completed two high profile residential installations in London within substantially compressed construction programmes, helping to ensure that the developments were successfully handed over on time. Explains Gerard Sheridan from FDS: “We were

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FDS Group Gears up For Growth

Leading fire engineering consultancy and contracting firm, the FDS Group, has expanded their staff to prepare for anticipated growth this year, creating a total of 10 new posts across the company. The company saw a massive surge in enquiries in

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FDS shortlisted for BCIA Awards 2011

FDS Contracting is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards 2011 in the ‘Independent Systems Installer of the Year’ category. The BCIA Awards celebrate excellence within the sector

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FDS Achieves Environmental Standard

The FDS Group has now secured the ISO14001:2004 internationally recognised standard for environmental management. The ISO4001 certification covers the environmental aspects which the organisation has control over and which it can be expected to have an influence. ISO 14001 is

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New Contract: Loampit Vale

FDS have recently secured the fire safety installation contract at Loampit Vale in Lewisham. Constructed by Barratt Homes, it is an extensive regeneration scheme that will transform the centre of Lewisham. The £150 million scheme, delivered in partnership with the

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FDS Celebrates 100% Approval Rate

Leading fire safety system design and installation company, FDS, has gained building regulations approval on 100% of its projects over the last 12 months, totalling 110 schemes across the UK. Recognised for its expertise in delivering innovative, practical solutions, FDS

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Turnkey Solution from FDS is a Safe & Secure Bet

FDS Contracting is to bring its technical expertise to the world of security with the launch of a turnkey service that manages the installation and interface of fire systems, security alarms and access controls. Often the fire and security systems

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Specialist Awards 2011 – FDS announced as finalist

After another successful year where FDS Contracting continued to push the boundaries of design and safety in fire system design and build services, it was shortlisted in the coveted ‘Fire Protection’ category in one of the industry’s highest profile award

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FDS Saves Lives With One-minute Smoke Venting Wonder

Leading fire safety systems contractor, FDS Contracting (FDS), has proved that smoke can be cleared from a burning building within just one minute following tests of the company’s innovative smoke venting systems. Designed to protect the lives of both buildings’

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FDS Contracting have ISO9001 quality management certificate.

FDS Contracting innovative attitude and capability is backed up by its own UK Test Facilities, which enable it to develop unique FDS Contracting whcih it can build out and fit for clients. FDS Contracting services include problem solving and advice,

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FDS Contracting is now a member of the CPD Certification Service.

FDS Contracting CPD programme is an essential part of that continuing process. Over 500 individuals have taken part in our CPD seminars. Each of our CPD seminars have been officially approved by the CPD Certification Service and are listed on their website,http://www.cpduk.co.uk/.

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Building Control Industry Awards 2010 – Independent Systems Installer of the Year

Whilst London Road Isleworth is not our most prestigious or largest project it is by far our most important project when considering the development of our company. Our initial involvement on the scheme was to develop the fire strategy for

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