• Checkmate Contains Fire

    Fire Resistant Glazing!

    Checkmate Fire bring you Alufire - Fire rated glazing designed and installed for you exclusively by Checkmate Fire
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  • COMPLETE Fire Containment Solutions

    from fire damper installations to fire and wall remediations, Checkmate provide a complete installation, remediation & survey package
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  • New and Existing Builds

    Checkmate Fire specilise in the supply and installation of Passive Fire Protection to new and existing buildings
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  • Information Technology

    Checkmate's qualified surveyors capture essential details electronically for ongoing management and maintenance
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  • Checkmate Contains Fire

    Fire Door CHECKmaterix™

    Checkmate Fire have created the Fire Door CHECKmaterix™ which enables various stakeholders to categorise doors in terms of usage & level of critical importance to the safety of the building
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FREE Passive Fire Awareness Training

Checkmate Fire in association with Aviva hosted the biggest passive fire safety event ever, with over 200 delegates on 13th September 2016. Checkmate Seminars are free to attend and provide a 5 hour IFE CPD Certificate -

> The next Passive Fire Protection Seminar is at AVIVA HQ, PERTH 28th SEPT 2017 more info »

This year and next, we are looking for organisations to host similar events. If you are interested in being a host please contact Kate Cooke »

About Us

Checkmate is a specialist passive fire protection installation & survey company, providing professionally managed, cost effective fire compliant services nationally to a wide range of clients.

As founder members of the BRE / LPCB passive fire protection certification scheme we operate as two divisions; Compliance providing inspection & other consultancy services & Solutions for 3rd Party Accredited installations.

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Fire Compliance

Checkmate’s ‘Fire Compliance’ Division helps organisations to achieve passive fire protection compliance. The services offered range from formulating specifications at the design stage to inspections at completion. In existing buildings we can assist with a menu of services that include the creation of fire strategy drawings, inspection of fire walls, fire doors & fire dampers and the air leakage testing of rooms or areas where airtightness of the structure is a critical requirement for life safety, property protection or business continuity.

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Fire Solutions

Checkmate’s ‘Fire Solutions’ Division provides a range of 3rd Party Accredited passive fire protection installation services that include firestopping, linear gap sealing, air sealing, acoustic sealing, dry-lined wall and ceiling installations, fire dampers, fire door installation and remediation, intumescent paint spraying, cladding to structural steels, fire rated glazed doors and partitions, installation of fire barriers in roof, ceiling, raised floor and curtain wall voids and high pressure / water repellent seals.

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Completed Projects

  • Hospitals & NHS

    We have undertaken passive fire protection installations, compartment surveys, fire door surveys in every conceivable type of NHS property. Our vastly experienced management team and operatives fully understand the extra care and attention required when working in these types of environment. Projects have been completed at Great Ormond Street, The Royal Marsden, Leeds LGI, Bethlem to name but a few.

    Public & Government

    Checkmate have been invloved in a number of large and exciting Government and Public Building projects, notably the Armouries Museum in Leeds, Holloway Prison, Liverpool Cathedral and the National Maritime Museum.


    Checkmate have excellent working relationships with a number of Universities and have recently undertaken passive fire stopping and construction of fire rated compartment walls and ceilings at Bradford University, Hull University, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire and University College, London.

    RAF Brize Norton

    Checkmate have recently successfully completed a fire stopping package of work for Interserve at RAF Brize Norton.

  • Tower Bridge

    Working in partnership with ADT Tyco & Firetec Specialist Services, Checkmate Fire have recently installed new fire doors, fire barriers & have air sealed the 4 machine rooms & diesel room that operate Tower Bridge

    O2 Arena

    Checkmate carried out the passive fire protection installations to the original Millennium Dome, now known as the O2 Arena. Recently completing an update and repair programme to compartments including the remediation and installation of fire door sets.

    Gulf Activities

    Our agencies in Bahrain & Dubai, provide a complete package of competitively priced fire protection & air sealing solutions throughout the Gulf. Recently, air integrity testing 30 control rooms for the Fujairah Pipeline, through our agents Haven Fire & Safety.


    We have worked in numerous hotels in the UK and the Arabian Gulf including Burj Al Arab, Mina A' Salam, Zabeel Saray and Al Qasar in Dubai, Hilton, Park Lane, Piccadilly Plaza in Manchester and Premier Inns at various locations throughout the UK.

  • Retail Outlets

    Projects successfully completed at Bluewater in Kent, Gucci in Knightsbridge, Harrods, Lewisham Shopping Centre, Madinat Centre in Dubai, Selfridges, Trafford Centre in Manchester, White Rose Centre and Trinity both in Leeds.

    Leisure Venues

    Albert Hall, Basingstoke Leisure Centre, Butlins at Bognor Regis, Cloverleaf Pubs, e-Science Centre in Oxford, JD Wetherspoon at various locations, Lego, Manchester EN Arena, McAlpine Stadium in Huddersfield, Manchester United Training Centre, Sheffield Arena, Snowdome in Milton Keynes.


    Arcapita Bank in Bahrain, Economist Building in London, Emirates Towers in Dubai, Goldman Sachs in London, Princes Trust, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saga Headquarters, St Paul's Square in Liverpool and Vodafone.

    Airports / Military

    Checkmate carried out all the fire stopping at Hong Kong International Airport (Chek Lap Kok) when it was built in 1998, at the time was the largest airport in the world. We have also carried out work at AFC Camp in Harrogate, Air Tanker, Brize Norton, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Terminal 4, Hyperion Project in Andover, Manchester Airport, RAF Conningsby, RAF Northolt, St Omer Barracks in Aldershot

  • Apartments

    Albion Riverside, Barrier Point, Brighton Marina, Brooklands Park, Chelsea Harbour, Commercial Wharf, London Docklands, Harbour Exchange, Left Bank Development, Manchester, Limehouse Complex, Queen Mary's Gate, Woodford, Rossetti Place, Manchester, St George's Island, Manchester, Tequila Wharf, Limehouse, XQ7 Salford.

    Civil / Manufacturing

    Astra Zeneca, Huddersfield & Macclesfield, Channel Tunnel, Dairy Crest Foods, Dubai Metro, East Rail Link, Hong Kong, Glaxo SmithKline, HSE Laboratories, Kerry Foods, Bristol, National Grid Substation (various locations) Royal Mail, Transport Interchange (Manchester), UPS Distribution Centre, Warburtons Bakeries, Wellcome Trust, West Rail Infrastructure.