Media Coverage

Home / Useful Info / Media Coverage

Good seal bad seal - www.means-of-escape.com - Fire Safety & News website - Dec 2015

Good Seal Bad Seal article on the Means of Escape website - Fire Safety and News Dec 2015
Online Article »

Leading UK fire protection company expands Essex office - Various - Mar 2015

One of the UK’s leading specialist passive fire protection companies is expanding its Southern Headquarters and creating a new product showroom as it continues its growth across the UK.

Checkmate Fire, which provides professionally managed, cost-effective and quality services protecting homes, businesses and organisations with a range of passive fire solutions, has taken on extra 200sq metres of office space in the Woodgates Farm Estate in Dunmow.

In line with the expansion, the company has also recruited three new contracts managers, as well as a receptionist to handle customer enquiries and administration.

Formed in 1990, Checkmate Fire is one of the leading names in passive fire and air sealing protection. Working with high profile clients across the UK, including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Harrods department store and University College London, they are able to survey and assess, design solutions and then install services offering high quality, reliable fire protection.

Checkmate Fire is also the sole UK distributor and installer of the Alufire glazed fire protection system. The product’s team are based at the Southern Headquarters in Dunmow and it will be displayed in the company’s newly created showroom.

Pat Murphy, Southern Operations Director for Checkmate Fire, is overseeing the project. He said:

“The new showroom will allow us to invite potential clients to experience the quality and feel of our Alufire glazed partitions and doors first hand. It will also provide a modern working environment for our staff, as well as giving us the additional storage space we require to manage our operations effectively.”

He continued:

“We are delighted to be able to remain situated on the Woodgates Farm estate, as it gives us good access to the motorway network, as well as Stanstead Airport and mainline rail services. This enables us to continue to service our clients effectively across the South of England and throughout the UK.”

Fire Protection firm expands in Calderdale - BDaily - Jan 2015

Checkmate Fire Solutions media coverage in The Huddersfield Examiner


Fire protection firm Checkmate Fire has moved into new, larger offices in Calderdale as it continues its expansion across the UK.

Checkmate Fire, which provides professionally managed, cost‐effective and quality services protecting homes, businesses and organisations is now based in Elland.

The firm’s staff based at it’s north of England base had been in Brighouse for six years before the investment in the new 1,800 square foot offices on the Lowfields Business Park in Elland.

Formed in 1990, the company is one of the leading names in passive ire and air sealing protection.

Working with high profile clients across the UK, including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Harrods department store and University College London, they are able to survey and assess, design solutions and then install services offering high quality, reliable ire protection

Mark Williams, managing director, said the new office was part of the company’s plans for continued growth nationwide: “We had outgrown our Brighouse premises and the time was right to invest in a new headquarters for Checkmate Fire as we take on more work across Yorkshire and around the UK.

"Our Elland base provides easy access to the motorway network enabling us to service our clients effectively across the north of England.

“Checkmate Fire is growing nationwide with more businesses and organisations recognising our complete solutions to passive ire protection are important to their buildings and development projects.

"We are proud to provide professionally managed, cost‐effective, high quality services and look forward to being able to work with more clients in the months ahead as a result of this move.“

Online Article »