Welcome to the British Fire Consortium Website

The British Fire Consortium would like to welcome you to our Web Site.

The primary aims of the BFC are maintain high quality technical standards of our members and to actively encourage all our members to obtain third party accreditation to ISO 9001 or equivalent approval bodies recognised by the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA).

Our members supply quality products and highly professional servicing for many aspects of fire prevention and fire protection. Products and servicing will include, extinguishers, signage, alarms, sprinklers, dry risers, emergency lighting and risk assessment together with many additional fire safety products.

The BFC promote best practice within the fire protection and fire prevention industry through representation with official UK and European bodies together with other relevant industry agencies, institutions and associations. The BFC provide technical advice and approved training for members and hold regular meetings, enabling the opportunities for members to exchange ideas, discuss issues and trends facing our industry today.

Dame Hackitt's Report

The review's final report which was commissioned by government following the Grenfell Tower fire to make recommendations on the future regulatory system. follow the link

Kidde Recall

Kidde have issued a recall on a number of thier products. For more information please follow the link.

General Meeting

The General meeting will be held on Tuesday the 1st of May 2018 at the Stratford Hotel in Stratford-Upon Avon. The guest speakers will be talking about the pending GDPR and BS5306-8 revision see you there.

January Meeting 2018

With a new venue, it was a very popular and well attended meeting it was nice to see some new faces. The speakers were Mart Rogers gave who us an update on changes to BS5839-1, Fernando Rei gave us a useful speech on safety signs. Also a well attended afternoon session by Graham Newman informed us of the changes to BS5306-3. Thanks to all those who attended we hope to see you on May 1st in Stratford.


Note the standard has been released if you would like a copy please contact the secretary.

AGM 2017

This years AGM was held at the Falmouth Hotel in Falmouth, Cornwall on Friday the 6th October 2017. It was a very well attended it after a discussion on British Standard updates the meeting was addressed by Paul Bray and Dennis Davis. Paul talked about issues with the fire service relating to us and RRO prosecutions. Dennis talked about the Grenfell fire disaster. Thank you both.
The weather was extremely kind to us, after a river cruise and evening meal we were treated to a fantastic presentation by BAFTA winner Peter Jones and his past projects working with Sir David Attenborough.


Note the standard has been released if you would like a copy please contact the secretary.

Training Diary

The training diary has been changed for 2019 for click here