Association for Specialist Fire Protection

The ASFP is dedicated to the protection of life, property,the environment and our heritage and promotes continuous improvement in all aspects of passive fire protection.

Working with Government and international standard setting bodies both directly, and via other sector group associations, the ASFP endeavours to increase the quality of installed fire protection within all forms of construction. The ASFP strives to promote excellence in the design and installation of fire protection products through high quality and technical expertise. READ MORE

  • ASFP opens nominations for 2018 Passive Fire Protection Awards
    The ASFP is seeking nominations for its range of Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards which aim to highlight excellence in passive fire protection and to reward those who contribute to the advancement of awareness, quality and education within the sector. The Association has now broadened its range of awards to five READ MORE
  • ASFP supports Hackitt recommendations
    The ASFP welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, which it believes offer a brave and mature approach aimed at helping to deliver a safer built environment. However, the ASFP believes that the recommended reforms should be applied to cover the great majority of buildings rather than focusing solely on high risk residential buildings (HRRBs) READ MORE
  • ASFP launches passive fire protection training
    The ASFP is launching a passive fire protection training programme in April 2018.The Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection aims to equip candidates with the knowledge required to demonstrate competency, while also offering a route for progression and academic recognition through qualifications provided by the Institution of Fire Engineers.  READ MORE
  • ASFP announces new Level 3 Certificate course in Warwickshire
    The ASFP has announced the dates and venue for its third Level 3 Certificate courses which will begin in July in Warwickshire. READ MORE
  • ASFP confirms 2018 CPD seminar dates
    The ASFP has announced dates for two free regional CPD seminars which will take place in Perth, Scotland and London. READ MORE
  • ASFP expands top team to drive major initiatives
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has expanded its team with the appointment of a new Head of Training and a new Technical Officer to take forward a number of key initiatives planned for 2018. READ MORE
  • ASFP endorses Building Regulations Review interim findings
    The ASFP endorses the interim findings of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, led by Dame Judith Hackitt, which recommend a change in culture within the UK construction industry and significant reform of the UK fire safety regulatory system. READ MORE
  • ASFP COO participates in Grenfell webinar
    ASFP COO Niall Rowan took part in a free webinar from 10.30-11.30am on 2 October. Hosted by Fire and Security Matters (FSM) magazine, the event brought together key industry figures to discuss Tall building fires and what needs to be changed after the Grenfell Tower tragedy. REGISTER TO VIEW
  • ASFP collaborates to develop strategy for fire safe construction
    Following a recent Roundtable event involving experts from across the built environment, the ASFP aims to develop an overarching Construction Strategy. READ MORE
  • ASFP/FIS Fire Labelling Scheme
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and FIS, which represents the Finishes and Interior Sector, operate a Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme READ MORE
  • ASFP releases Construction News supplement
    The ASFP has produced a 36-page supplement in conjunction with Construction News magazine. The supplement, Understanding Passive Fire Protection, provides an introduction to the vital role of passive fire protection and the services offered by the ASFP & its members DOWNLOAD NOW
  • Need advice on passive fire protection?
    Visit the ASFP video library which explains the vital role of passive fire protection and introduces each type of system VIEW NOW
  • Find an ASFP member for your project - Look for the logo
    Need passive fire protection advice or looking for a specialist contractor? Use the ASFP’s member search facility to find a product or contractor SEARCH NOW
  • Frequently asked questions
    Do you have a question about passive fire protection or relevant legislation? Visit the ASFP FAQs section to see if you can find the answer SEARCH NOW