Fire Alarm Installation & Commissioning

From the initial design to the final installation and commissioning, RES have the in-house expertise to deliver and maintain your Fire Detection and Alarm System.


Your Requirements

RES can design install and commission your new Fire Detection and Alarm System in accordance with the relevant British Standards, in order to comply with latest Fire Regulations. This may be a full new fire alarm system or modifications to an existing fire alarm system.

We work across a variety of sectors such as in educational premises, healthcare facilities, for hotels and leisure, in business premises and offices, in residential properties, retail establishments and also manufacturing facilities.


The initial design stage will often require a site visit or service visit to assess and identify the requirements. An up-to-date Fire Risk Assessment will determine the relevant category needed for a Domestic or Non-Domestic premises.

There are a variety of system types such as conventional, analogue addressable, wireless, hybrid systems and aspirating smoke detection systems. We endeavour to offer advice to our customers on what is required to make a system compliant.

We provide a detailed written quotation, usually valid for 30 days. The quotation will specify the type of system being proposed and will itemise all the parts, labour and relevant British Standards.


On approval of the quotation, we will schedule the works with you and order the necessary parts for your project.

Depending on the scale of the work, it can be completed in one phase, or be phased across a number of visits.


Our installation team will endeavour to work with as little disruption as possible.

All our engineers are BAFE registered, DBS registered and wear RES ID badges and uniforms – we do not sub-contract the works.

RES are also BSI Kitemark Licenced Fire Alarm Installers

Wireless systems can often be favourable in terms of minimising disruption and reducing the impact on historical buildings. RES have an in-house wireless survey kit capability, available on request.


Once the install is completed, the install team will leave the site tidy and clean and will issue the relevant certifications in accordance with the British Standards.

A new Fire Detection and Alarm System will have a Zone Chart drawing produced, printed and mounted by RES next to the Fire Control Panel.

Similarly, RES will provide an Operations and Maintenance Manual. This will contain product data sheets, manuals, As-Fitted drawings, Zone Chart drawing, certificates, and other technical documentation. This is provided digitally on USB and will accompany your on-site Log Book.

An engineer will demonstrate the system to the Responsible Person at the premises and hand over the Log Book before leaving site.

Servicing & Maintenance

A walk list will be produced which will be available to an RES Engineer for the service visits in line with the relevant British Standards, thus ensuring the continuous operation and compliance of your fire detection and alarm system.


Our engineers are on 24/7 Call out, should the Fire Detection and Alarm System go into fault or require attention.

Case Studies

Wireless Fire Detection and Alarm System for Residential Property

Wireless Fire Detection and Alarm System for Residential PropertyRequirement Our client, a local property developer was in need of an affordable, reliable and suitable Fire Detection and Alarm System for a three-storey residential property in the town being converted into a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) – for the rental market. Due to the premises [...]

Intelligent Hybrid Fire Detection & Alarm System for School

Intelligent Hybrid Fire Detection & Alarm System for School.Customer Requirement: Our customer had acquired a victorian property which needed to be converted from a residential premises to an educational facility. RES were asked to propose the design of a suitable fire alarm solution. Being of listed status, the solution needed to be in harmony with [...]

Fire Alarm Upgrades for Theatre Venue

Fire Alarm Upgrades for TheatreCustomer requirement RES were invited to tender for the upgrade of the Fire Alarm System at this prestigious theatre venue in Berkshire where we were responsible or the regular servicing of the Fire Alarm and Extinguishers. The venue needed a number of recommended system upgrades following on from refurbishment to the [...]

St Mary’s School Ascot – Fire Alarm Upgrades

St Mary’s School Ascot – Fire Alarm UpgradesCustomer requirement Our customer, St Mary’s School Ascot, invited RES to tender for the upgrade of the school fire alarm system in 2013. RES were already responsible for the servicing and maintenance of the fire alarm system and extinguishers. Their existing system had a number of flaws which [...]

Fire protection for Luxury Spa

Fire Protection for Luxury SpaCustomer requirements Nirvana Spa is a leading luxury relaxation and leisure venue in the South of the UK. Spanning a large site with multiple interconnected areas it contains five separate pool areas, numerous treatment rooms, saunas, gyms, changing rooms as well as restaurants, kitchen facilities and staff areas. RES was brought [...]

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As part of our commitment to providing the best possible service, RES have brought together some useful and up-to-date information to help you find out more about Fire Safety in the Workplace


Our fire alarm services cover the South of England including the counties of Middlesex, Essex, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire including London, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Bristol, and the surrounding towns of Aldershot, Basingstoke, Beaconsfield, Bracknell, Cirencester, Egham, Farnham, Guildford, Henley on Thames, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Marlow, Newbury, Oxford, Poole, Reading, Slough, St Albans, Staines, Swindon, Watford, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Worthing.


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