RES (Reading Extinguisher Services) was established in 1985 and as a British Standards institute registered firm with a quality management system to BS EN ISO 9001 has expanded and grown from that day developing into new fire protection areas after starting RES Systems Limited in 2001. From 2013, RES was merged into RES Systems Ltd trading as RES.

Our commitment to customer service and maintaining a high quality of work was reaffirmed in March 2008 by the extension of the RES Quality Management System to our Systems business achieving registered status to all our activities.

RES covers the South, South East, London and Central England. National coverage can be provided. Our engineers are DBS cleared. Our customer base ranges from residential properties and small businesses to multinational companies, Hospital trusts, Independent schools, LEA schools, colleges and councils.

The RES is a growing success and takes every step to guarantee our customers are fully covered by ensuring our engineers are fully trained and qualified to meet the latest standards and guidance released by enforcing authorities.

The RES prides itself on being ahead and continually striving to make complying with British Standards as straight forward and practical as possible for all of our customers needs whilst minimising costs. We pride ourselves on being able to develop fire safety solutions for our customers from start to finish.

Reading Extinguisher Services are a BSI and BAFE Registered Technicians Company, all extinguisher servicing and maintenance works are carried out to the highest standard and together with our equipment location lists and advisory service to current British Standards, we continue to offer you a premium service at a competitive price.

We take on responsibility for your portable fire protection equipment giving you peace of mind that your premises is properly protected as well as being able to provide staff training and fire safety signage services.

RES aims to maintain a qualified professional service at all times with our fully trained team ensuring total customer satisfaction.

RES Systems continues to develop and grow to meet the requirements of our clients.

From servicing and maintaining fire alarm systems, RES Systems now maintains emergency lighting and designs, installs and commissions fire alarm systems through our own in house engineer team.

Our fire door maintenance services have expanded into new fire door installations and large upgrading works to meet the latest requirements of guidance documents and fire risk assessment reports.

RES is comprised of a highly trained, highly skilled and experienced team of committed individuals.

Our engineers:

Headed by Mark Smith (Service Manager) and John Day (Operations Manager)
Our BAFE registered extinguisher technicians are led by Damian Lynch are Chris Dormer, Oliver Selvey, and Matthew Woodward.

Our systems engineers:

Jamie Froude, Andy Lowe (Emergency lighting specialist), Mike Skilton (Smoke Control System Specialist), Nick Wilson, Mark Froude, and Johnny Adey (Fire safety signage specialist and client manager)

Jon Toomey is our Techincal Director supported by Will Grice our Installation Manager

Anthony Chapman is our Passive Fire Protection Manager and Dan Jerrom specialises in Fire door maintenance.

Stephen Flint is responsible for fire risk assessments and consultancy services.

Steve Crawford of Advantage Fire Training and Alan Palmer of FIRE Ltd provide our staff training services

In the office: 

Our office team is led by Kate Freeman-Wilson (Office Manager) with Denise Lynch (Deputy Office Manager), Jill Parker (Bookkeeper),  Jess Knight (office administration).