Fire Stopping & Passive Fire Protection Leeds

Ark Fire Protection has quickly established a reputation as a leading fire stopping and passive fire protection specialist across Leeds.

    Passive Fire Protection Company In Leeds

    Ark Fire Protection is a leading passive fire protection contractor in Leeds with unrivalled expertise, providing solutions and services in the specification and installation of passive fire protection systems. We strive to provide unbeatable value to our customers protecting property and lives whilst providing innovative technology systems to improve the visibility and compliance of all our works.


    Simply call our Yorkshire team based in Leeds on 0113 519 0166 for assistance from one of our knowledgeable fire protection engineers.

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    Ark Leeds Passive Fire Protection Services

    Browse our complete range of passive fire protection services available for our clients in Leeds and the surrounding areas.

    Fire Stopping

    Fire stopping can be defined as the sealing of any opening to prevent fire, smoke and heat from passing through building compartments. The spread of fire, smoke and heat can be contained by creating fire resistant compartments which segment a building both vertically and horizontally. It is essential that buildings implement fire stopping to restrict fire spread.

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    Fire Doors

    Fire doors are a serious contender in the main implementation of creating compartmentation in a building and they are widely brushed over. At Ark Fire Protection we provide a number of services with fire doors, whether you are looking for a new door closer or a full fire door upgrade we can offer fire door maintenance with third party accreditation.

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    Intumescent Coatings

    Intumescent coatings for structural steels are a proven and effective method of protecting buildings from the risk of structural damage. All of the intumescent coatings used by Ark Fire Protection have been rigorously tested, meeting EU standards, giving confidence to our customers of advanced protection from fires which may cause threats to the structural elements of buildings.

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    External Fire Barriers

    Fire Barrier systems are useful in stopping the spread of fire and smoke in various parts of buildings, such as roofs, ceilings, and hidden spaces. Fire barrier systems are appropriate for voids that are up to 10.5 metres in size. Vertical fire barrier systems provide insulation and integrity for a maximum of 120 minutes, and friction fire barrier slabs offer up to 60 minutes of protection.

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    Fire Curtains

    At Ark Fire Protection, we can install and maintain fire curtains that are designed to be installed in hard-to-reach areas or areas that lack structural supports that may experience movement, such as ceiling voids or lofts. We offer a complete range of fire curtains, whether you require integrity or insulation, to meet your specific needs.

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    Fire partitioning is a safety measure used in building construction that aims to stop the spread of fire. It involves constructing internal walls and ceilings that confine the fire to a specific room or area of the building for a limited period. This allows people to locate and use escape routes easily and also reduces damage to the building as only a specific section is affected.

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    Fire Remedial Works

    Fire remedial works encompass a range of manual services aimed at addressing passive fire protection deficiencies in a building’s framework. Our services involve the reconstitution or re-implementation of a range of passive fire protection measures that do not currently meet the required fire safety standards. Our fire risk assessment remedial works are designed to elevate your building’s fire safety standards to the appropriate level – meeting current guidelines and regulations.

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    Whether you have questions, require further information, or would like to discuss your specific needs for passive fire protection solutions, our dedicated team is here to assist you.

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    Our Accreditations

    When it comes to Passive Fire Protection, you need a company that you can rely on. Ark Fire Protection is proud to be accredited by the leading industry bodies – ensuring that we always meet the highest standards of quality and safety, and that our customers can always expect a first-class service.


    We’re also ISO 9001 certified, meaning that our quality management systems are regularly audited and approved. So when you choose Ark Fire Protection, you can be confident that you’re making the best possible decision for your property.

    Expert Passive Fire Protection Contractors In Leeds

    Ark Fire Protection Leeds delivers high-quality, fully-compliant passive fire protection solutions for projects of all sizes. We remain on the cutting edge of industry development, working with clients to protect them from non-compliance and ensuring best practice.


    Our service offering includes: Fire Stopping, Fire Doors, Intumescent Coatings, External Fire Barriers, Partitions and Fire Curtains / Ceiling Barriers.

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    Great projects start with great technology

    Onetrace is a powerful cloud-based application that is supporting Ark Fire Protection to raise standards across the fire protection industry.


    Providing Ark with one system to capture, monitor, review and report on all fire protection work being conducted in real time.

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    Ark Fire Protection Leeds

    Ark Fire Protection Leeds can supply and install a full range of solutions for fire stopping not limited to but including, load-bearing compound fire seals, batt and mastic seals, graphite’s, wraps, collars and linear joint seals incorporating deflection when needed. All fire stopping installations are third party accredited by FIRAS scheme, Health & Safety accredited and ISO 9001 quality assured.

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    Leeds Fire Stopping Regulations in the UK

    Ark Fire Protection are experts when it comes to understanding the current fire stopping regulations in the UK. We can provide you with advice and guidance on which products would be best suited for your building, and ensure they are installed correctly.


    The 2020 amendments to the Building Regulations Act of 2010 have specified requirements for Fire Safety in Volume 1: Dwellings. Buildings should meet these requirements to prevent the spread of fire through internal linings while also fulfilling other criteria:


    • The structure’s premature collapse is prevented.
    • Sufficient steps have been taken to maintain adequate distances between buildings and within buildings to prevent the spread of fire.
    • Automatic fire suppression systems are available wherever they are needed.
    • The spread of fire and smoke in cavities is restricted.


    Furthermore, the document and its updates outline the correct procedures for implementing fire stopping measures. Our knowledgeable team can help you with this process to guarantee optimal safety.

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    Passive Fire Protection FAQs

    What is Passive and Active Fire Protection?

    Passive fire protection involves defending against the spread of the fire, while active fire protection entails stopping it. While the systems function independently, both must be operational to suppress and control a fire.

    What is an Example of Passive Fire Protection?

    There are many different and effective forms of passive fire protection including:

    • Fire Stopping
    • Fire Doors
    • Intumescent Coatings
    • External Fire Barriers
    • Fire Curtains and Ceiling Barriers
    • Fire Rated Partitions

    Who is Responsible for Passive Fire Protection?

    You are responsible for fire safety if you are an employer, landlord, owner, occupier, or anyone else in control of the buidling such as a facilities manager.

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