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Feeling overwhelmed by the complex world of fire safety compliance?

 You are not alone. In our survey with Inside Housing, it was discovered that almost half of landlords find Fire Risk Assessments the most challenging area of compliance. Our wide range of fire safety services are designed to guarantee peace of mind when it comes to your building's safety, ensuring people are safe and your buildings are compliant at all times.

With extensive backgrounds in the Fire and Rescue Service and decades of experience in building safety compliance, our team of trusted experts have held both executive and operational roles on the ‘client side’, meaning we relate to your pressures and challenges on a personal level.

To appoint us directly via the frameworks we’re a part of, click here.



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4Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) 

Our Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) provide an assessment of the risk to life from fire and, where appropriate, actions and recommendations are captured to assist you in mitigating or removing risks to ensure people are as safe as possible.
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4FRAEW and EWS1 Forms

Based on the defined PAS9980 methodology, a Fire Risk Appraisal of External Walls (FRAEW) is undertaken by our competent experts to investigate and report the risks posed to occupants in a building from a fire spreading over or within the external wall system present on the building.
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4Compartmentation Surveys 

Our compartmentation survey assesses and captures the defects found in fire rated compartments of buildings, which are normally related to floors, walls, ceilings, doors, windows and services passing from one compartment to another.  
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4Compartmentation Sample Surveys

An additional step you can take to ensure the safety of your tenants and prevent damage to the structure of your building is to undertake a Compartmentation Sample Survey. Our Sample Surveys are a simple way of gaining assurance that your compartmentation survey has been completed in a robust and comprehensive way and that it is representative of all of your buildings risks, without the need for a full survey. 
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Additional Fire Safety services we offer...

 •    Schedule of Defects 
 •    Building Heights Surveys
 •    Floor Plans and Building Plans
 •    Technical Audits

     Fire Strategies   (New and Retrospective)
 •    Fire Management Plans 
     Fire doors Inspections
     Chartered Fire Engineering Services

     Authorised engineer (NHS)
     Fire Advice Services
     Project Management, Quantity Surveying &       

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Fire Safety Legislation: Latest legal obligations and best practice

Hear our panel of skilled experts discuss recent changes to fire safety legislation and key lessons learnt and best practices developed over the past year. This will include the implementation of Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022, Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022, and how to ensure your compartmentation is sufficient.  

Watch now to discover best practices developed from working with organisations over the past year and find out how you can adapt your approach to remain safe and compliant.  

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Our Fire Safety Guidance

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eBook 5 mins
Your guide to Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022
Changes to your fire safety responsibilities came into force in October 2023 under Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022. This FREE guide will give you a comprehensive overview of what these regulations mean for your organisation.
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Our FREE Fire Safety self-assessment is designed to help you identify any gaps that you may find in your Fire Safety compliance.
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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022

How to appoint us

We’re proud to be part of several great frameworks for Fire Safety, meaning the procurement process couldn’t be more simple or efficient.
You can appoint us directly and compliantly through the following frameworks:

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Building Safety and Compliance Framework

Ranked 1st - Lot 5 Fire Safety Surveying, Engineering & Consultancy 




Strategic Asset Management Framework

Ranked 1st - Fire Risk Assessments

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Provision of Estates Maintenance & Engineering Services

Lot 7 - Fire Risk Assessments and Associated Works

Talk to us about procuring work through our frameworks.

Why Choose Pennington Choices?

Receive first-class service from the best in the industry to exceed your fire safety obligations.
  • Qualified and accredited team of experienced fire professionals
  • Full-service approach that makes things easy
  • Service excellence from a values-driven organisation
  • Bespoke solutions to your problems, tailored to your needs

Our Fire Safety Projects

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Fire Risk Assessments

Muir Group Housing Association required 300 type one Fire Risk Assessments to be conducted across their domestic housing stock...
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Fire Risk Assessments

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust commissioned Pennington Choice in 2020, to carry out Fire Risk Assessments across its portfolio...
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Compartmentation Survey

NHS Property Services Ltd appointed Pennnington Choices to carry out Compartmentation Surveys in order to ascertain the level of risk to enable repairs...
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Pennington Choices Fire Safety team were proactive and responsive in arranging and undertaking the survey. They minimised interference with existing tenants and the final survey/report was invaluable in reaching a professionally informed decision regarding acquiring the lease on the proposed building.

Director of Facilities
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Trust

Pennington Choices were selected because they are third party accredited under the BAFE SP205 scheme. They provide an excellent, well managed and flexible service along with creating good quality reports with competitive pricing. I would definitely use them again.

Fire Safety Manager
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Our experience with Pennington Choices has been positive. They are easy to work with and are happy to be challenged to ensure any issues are resolved accurately and managed effectively. Despite changes in personnel, all new staff have gone above and beyond to build a solid relationship with us. They are professional and helpful, taking time outside of contract meetings to build excellent working relationships with our team.
We regard Pennington Choices as our go-to experts and will continue to work with them for future projects.

Senior Fire Officer
Muir Group Housing Association

Fire Safety Accreditations and Memberships