Fire Alarms

Commercial Fire Detection & Alarm Systems

Your safety matters, you deserve to be supported by people who care about you and will help you save money whilst retaining quality on your fire detection systems.

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Fire Detection and Alarms for Businesses

Do you need an upgrade to your fire detection and alarm system?
Do you need a new fire detection system put in place?
Do you need a survey and help designing a fire detection and alarm system?

Our ‘problem solving’ surveyors listen and understand your needs. So read on to see if you could benefit from WFP's support.

If you're encountering these problems, WFP are well-positioned to help you.

You have been told your system is obsolete – How do you know this for sure? 

You've been told to replace your fire alarm. But you need an honest opinion

Your system is causing you too much hassle, you require better engineering.

Your fire risk assessment requires you to make changes to your system.

Your fire detection and alarm system doesn’t do what you require

Your system is riddled with faults and the system takes up too much of your time.

How will WFP solve your problems?

WFP take the time to understand your needs so that you receive exactly what you want and need

WFP specialise in fire alarms and with over 100 years experience, are able to fix most possible errors

Wire free alarms, it’s our middle name!
(It’s actually our first two names)
No more wires! 

'You will not pay for something that you do not need.'

What this means to you

You will only receive and pay for what you require

Errors can be solved easily, over the phone from us

Far less false alarms from poor engineering

You will no longer disrupt the fabric of your building 


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As an example and reference for you;

Fire Detection Systems, like the ones in the image to the left, link with commercial fire alarm panels to offer a fire safety solution.

Radio or Wired Fire alarm system?

Our installation team are focused on delivering excellent quality and sensitively installed fire detection and alarm systems.
You may need a radio or wired system, there are pros and cons for both.

Pro’s For Radio

Con’s for Radio

Pro’s For Wired

Con’s for Wired

  • No disruption to the fabric of the building
  • No wires
  • No loss of working space
  • No business downtime
  • Weeks of installation reduced to days
  • Quick system replacement
  • If it is not surveyed correctly you will have problems
  • There is a small battery change cost in year 4 to 5 (Depending on Fire/Security and usage)
  • If the maintenance is not carried out the system will end up costing you money
  • More suitable for new build
  • Cheaper technology available (non-addressable)
  • Can be forgiving if not maintained (highly unrecommended)
  • If it is not installed correctly you will have problems with screening and earth faults
  • Disruptive to buildings during installation
  • Loss of saleable space during installation
  • Installation is a lot more time consuming

Why WFP?

Professional, Personable, Caring, Responsive

Here's a short video from our customers who talk about Why they use WFP for their fire detection and alarm systems.

WFP customers are fully informed of what is legally required from them according to UK Fire Safety Law, and they genuinely care about the safety and security of themselves, their building, and their buildings occupants.

If you are only after ticking a box that says you are legally compliant, WFP will not be the best company for you. - But if you really care about your buildings, its occupants and your own safety, then get in touch.

The WFP All-In-One Service

One more thing that you will find really interesting and useful, is how much you can benefit from WFP working on all your systems! We call this the WFP All-In-One Service. WFP can work on the following systems, and if we work on more than one of them for you, you will benefit massively.

  • Fire Alarms BS5839 (Including Air Sampling and Gas Suppression)
  • CCTV
  • Door Entry
  • Dry & Wet Risers and Hydrants
  • Intruder Alarms (Burglar alarms)
  • Access Control
  • Sprinklers
  • Fire Extinguishers

Still undecided about what to do with your Fire Detection & Alarm System?

No problem, WFP are fire alarm specialists, and with over 100 years experience. We are more than happy to speak with you and run through your options, with no obligation to buy from us.

If you are simply after some sound advice from certified professionals, we are here for you.

To get in touch, call one of the friendly team on the number below:

01277 724 653

The Areas WFP Cover

WFP Cover Essex

WFP Fire & Security is based in Stock, Essex and provides CCTV, Fire & Security system services for commercial properties & professional businesses.


Covering the majority of the South East of England including Essex, Greater London, Suffolk, Kent, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.


For the right project, WFP will cover further afield. Get in touch to find out if we cover your location.

Did you know?

According to BS 5839:1 2017, Commercial buildings are legally required to have their fire detection and alarm systems serviced at least once every 6 months.

On top of this, if your competent specialist/maintenance provider recommends replacements or repairs, it is your duty as the responsible person to ensure that these are carried out. You take full responsibility as an individual for the safety of your building, its occupants and your own safety.

Here's the detector we found on a site in Chelmsford that we don't maintain...

We were shocked to see this, and felt we couldn't not write about it and share it with our readers, so please feel free to click the image to the right to find out more about what happened here.

Contact us

If our straight forward, cost effective and thorough support sounds like the service you are looking for then just call us or fill in this contact form and we'll arrange to meet you and fully understand what your needs are.

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01277 724 653