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Nationwide Fire & Security

Fire Detection

We ensure that your fire alarm system is fit for purpose and legally compliant while protecting your employees and your business. 


Types of detectors

The type of detector is determined at design stage and needs to be done by a competent person that has the necessary experience and qualifications in fire alarm design, all of Nationwide Fire & Security designers are qualified to F.I.A advanced level.

The main types of detectors are :

Optical detector

Smoke and heat detectors require inspection twice a year. 

It is your responsibility as a business owner to ensure the fire alarm system is tested once a week and that everything is checked diagnostically at least twice per year. At Nationwide we are able to provide comprehensive fire alarm maintenance packages.

If you are in the design phase of a new build project or retrofitting an existing non domestic property, fire and security systems should be planned out from the beginning. We can provide a full fire risk assessment to identify areas which may require replacement or additional fire detection equipment.

Aspirating fire detection

Gent Aspirating fire detection

Used where highly sensitive, rapid smoke detection is required, an ASD systems can detect fires significantly faster than point or beam smoke detectors enabling a fast response to the first signs of smoke, often before the fire has begun to smoulder visibly. 

ASD systems comprise of a central detection unit, which is connected to other rooms via pipework, which continuously samples the air in chosen rooms for any sign of smoke. This type of detection is usually provided where early detection is particular vital to mission critical and high-risk applications.

Intruder Alarm Systems


Honeywell Galaxy Intruder alarm

We source our Intruder alarm panels and sensors direct from the manufacturer, ensuring our quotes for commercial intruder alarm system installation are extremely competitive. Our engineers are experts in most security systems, with regular manufacturer based training sessions, in both the installation and maintenance of commercial intruder alarms & CCTV systems. 


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Emergency lighting
 systems


Emergency lighting testing and maintenance

We install, test and maintain all manner of emergency lighting systems  for compliance to BS 5266/BS EN 50172



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Getting good value on your maintenance contract?


Fire alarm panel being tested
  • Engineer response 24/7 365 days
  • Dedicated manned out of hours telephone line
  • Large stock of spare parts for most systems.
  • Latest technology employed using remote diagnostics to allow fast fault finding.
  • State of the art software and database to monitor routine servicing and false alarms.


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Our Accreditations
  • BT Redcare
  • Kitemark
  • Fire Industry Association
  • BAFE Fire Safety Register
  • Paxton Access Registered Installer
  • SSIAB
  • Constructionline
  • CHAS Accredited Contractor
  • Gent 24 Approved Intaller