Checkmate Contains Fire!

Intumescent Paint & Board

e of Checkmate's Supervisors checking the thickness of intumescent paint applied to structural steelwork

Checkmate provide Intumescent Paint applications and various Board systems to meet any structural fire protection or acoustic requirements.

In 1992 Checkmate were chosen by Balfour Beatty to 4 hour fire protect fibre optic cables within the Channel Tunnel.

Recent projects have included all intumescent paintwork to the prestigious St Paul's Square Development, Liverpool, for Shepherd Construction.

Our most enduring relationship has been with Interserve Strategic Projects for whom many projects have been successfully completed annually since 1991.

In 2005 Checkmate were awarded 'Preferred Contractor' status. States Interserve Procurement Manager Neil Fletcher:

"We use Checkmate because they support and partner our way of construction; from their high safety values to their 'right first time' culture, they continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with us, and we develop as a result of their dedication."

Completed Projects

Application of Intumescent Paint at Brize Norton

We have applied intumescent paint on numerous Interserve projects including:

  • Gatwick Immigration Detention Centre
  • Harmondsworth Immigration Detention Centre
  • Addiewell Prison
  • Defence 6th Form College, Loughborough
  • Ashford Prison
  • Bethlem Hospital
  • Richard Lander School, Truro
  • Lambeth Hospital
  • Withington Hospital
  • Air Tanker, Brize Norton

Application of Intumescent Paint at Brize Norton

ASFP - Structural Protection Video


This video considers the methods available to protect steel structures from the effects of fire.