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  • Shaken Not Stirred!

    With the recent release of the eagerly awaited new Bond film ‘No Time to Die’, the team at Innovation Fire Engineering enjoyed an afternoon of cocktails and mocktails for our ‘Shaken, Not Stirred’ team building day! From Mojito to Cosmopolitan, Disaronno Sour to Non-tini, we were mixing, shaking and pouring to our hearts delight! The team...

    October 12, 2021
  • Signature at Beckenham

    Innovation Fire Engineering Ltd are proud to have been part of the dynamic design team with Fed3, PRP Architects and Alan pipe, CSP on the Beckenham scheme for Signature. Constructed by Metnor Construction Ltd with Socotec as the Approved Inspector, this impressive purpose-built care home offers Signature’s award-winning assisted living, dementia and nursing care. Due...

    August 9, 2021
  • Northern Centre for Cancer Care

    Great news! The  Northern Centre for Cancer Care at Carlisle has achieved the significant milestone of practical completion! Completion on time is a brilliant achievement given the COVID 19 challenges! Innovation Fire Engineering were involved with designing the fire engineering  strategy for the new build extension on the Cumberland Infirmary site to provide cancer treatments....

    June 6, 2021
  • Kent and Medway Medical School

    Innovation Fire Engineering Ltd are proud to be part of the design team with Hazle McCormack Young on the fantastic Kent and Medway Medical School, a joint collaboration between University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University. The development is in response to the Government’s plans to increase the number of medical students trained in the UK....

    April 12, 2021
  • Fosse Park

    The Crown Estate is due to welcome shoppers to the new and improved Fosse Park in Leicester, as its retail and leisure extension completes.  Fosse Park will be open to the public on 12th April, with brands opening in phases from this date, subject to the latest Government regulations. Benefits of the Fosse park scheme...

    March 24, 2021
  • International Women’s Day

    Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we are celebrating ‘International Women’s Day’, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and the drive towards equality for women. On March 8th we: celebrate women’s achievements raise awareness about women’s equality lobby for accelerated gender parity #internationalwomensday #diversity #womeninengineering #womeninconstruction    ...

    March 8, 2021
  • City Square House, Leeds

    Innovation Fire Engineering are proud to be part of the design team on City Square House, Leeds. Construction of this office development will commence in May 2021.  McAleer and Rushe are the contractor on this impressive sustainable 12-storey building comprising 140,000 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation. The office development is designed to achieve...

    January 20, 2021
  • Happy New Year!

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for the New Year! With special thanks to our loyal clients and amazing team for your support during this challenging year. It has been a pleasure working on so many inspirational projects, particularly our healthcare and specialist housing schemes providing much needed services for communities. May 2021 bring you good health and happiness. #collaboration #integrity #service #nhs...

    December 23, 2020
  • The Good, The Clad and the Ugly – Fire Engineering and Fire Safety

    Innovation Fire Engineering will discuss designing and delivering fire engineering solutions to meet the function requirements of the Building Regulations – Performance Based vs Prescriptive Approach. The presentation will include a case study of a fire engineered building....

    September 11, 2020
  • Care Home and Specialist Housing

    Research on fire safety in specialised housing and care homes

    Award winning fire engineers working on fire safety in specialised housing and care homes with Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government ...

    August 5, 2020
  • Shortlisted for the Midlands Residential Property Awards!

      “Shortlisted for Midlands Residential Property Awards 2020 – Residential Development of the Year.” Innovation Fire Engineering are proud to be part of the dynamic design team on the impressive Aston Place scheme in Birmingham. It has been a pleasure working with Dandara Living, Galliford Try, Corstorphine + Wright, BWB, March Consultants Ltd and Ridge...

    July 7, 2020
  • 65,000 Visors for the NHS!

      We are very proud of our Associate, Helen Booth, and her incredible effort making visors for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic! This amazing initiative led by Carr Manor Community School in Leeds has produced more than 65,000 visors in just a few weeks. The visors are already being used at St James’s Hospital.   Councillor Jonathan...

    May 14, 2020
  • Cavity walls and the risk of fire spread

    Cavity walls are widely used in buildings to control moisture and provide insulation to buildings. While they do offer obvious benefits, they also pose a fire risk if proper consideration isn’t given to cavity barriers or insulation. In this article, we look at the risk of fire spread in cavity walls and question whether current...

    May 4, 2020
  • International Firefighters Day

    Today, 4th May, we celebrate and give thanks to our heroic firefighters on International Firefighters Day. When others run out, they run in. This year is somewhat different to other years, as we observe social distancing. However, we can still be creative in recognising this special day and showing our appreciation. Draw pictures and put...

    May 4, 2020
  • Should hotels be included in the HRRB category?

    Since the terrible Grenfell tragedy, there has been an increased focus on fire safety when it comes to residential buildings. Indeed, the Building a Safer Future report from Dame Judith Hackitt provides much-needed recommendations for how the safety of residents can be enhanced However, even though the response to the report was generally positive, some...

    April 18, 2020
  • At what height is external fire spread acceptable?

    Following the Grenfell Tower disaster, there are calls for tighter regulations relating to external wall surfaces and external wall build-up for buildings. There is a particular focus on buildings where occupants may be asleep at the time a fire occurs. This is because the pre-movement time for people who are asleep is far greater than...

    April 7, 2020
  • Moving On Up!

    We’re moving premises to vibrant Headingley! A stones throw (or rather cricket / rugby ball throw) from the Emerald Headingley Stadium, home to the Leeds Rhinos, Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Club, our exciting journey continues. Surrounding by some great eateries, independent and high street shops and the legendary Skyrack and Original Oak, our team...

    February 28, 2020
  • Proud Sponsors of Building Project of the Year!

    The Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber (CEYH) Awards 2020 recognise the very best collaborations and projects sharing best practice, innovation and technical achievements to inspire others to adopt better ways of working, attaining the highest health and safety standards and lowest environmental impact.  Innovation Fire Engineering Ltd are proud sponsors of the ‘Building Project of the...

    January 29, 2020
  • Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for the New Year!

    Thanks to our amazing team for all their hard work this year. Earlier in the week, after Secret Santa, we headed out for a festive team meal to celebrate Christmas and belated Diwali and Eid at Bibis in Leeds. Whilst some of us Dancing Queens hit the stage for ABBA Showtime, others were dragged to their...

    December 20, 2019
  • Highly Commended!

    Innovation Fire Engineering Ltd are very proud to receive ‘highly commended’ in the category of People Development at Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2019. The team had a great night at the Black Tie Disco theme awards. With matching silver sequin bow-ties and pink neon glowing bracelets our team were accessorised and co-ordinated for...

    July 17, 2019
  • A Great Day on the Piste!

    Thanks to our team for another brilliant team building day. This time Yorkshire’s answer to Eddie the Eagle were out in force!   “The grand ole’ team in Leeds, They had 10 women and men, They marched up to the top of the piste, And snow ploughed down again.   When they were up, they...

    April 24, 2019
  • Bradford Odeon

    Here’s a glimpse inside the former Bradford Odeon. Built in the 1930’s, it once was one of the largest cinemas in Great Britain, brimming with decadence. However, those days are sadly far behind and it has fallen into a state of disrepair since becoming derelict two decades ago. But lo and behold, this once beautiful, iconic building is in...

    February 1, 2019
  • Positively Disrupting the Industry Delivery Processes to Transform Performance

    Addleshaw Goddard,  Sovereign Street, Leeds LS1 4ER Wednesday 10th October 2018 | 17:30 for registration, 18:00 to 20:00 It has been a turbulent 12 months in construction with systematic failures at all levels forcing the industry to take a long hard look at how it operates. As a response, Constructing Excellence has launched its new mission statement, “Positively...

    October 27, 2018
  • Newcastle University

      Planning permission has been secured for Newcastle University’s £50m teaching and learning building, close to the recently completed Park View Student Village. The new building, located on campus, will include lecture theatres, seminar rooms, staff offices and social areas to facilitate increasing student numbers. Innovation Fire Engineering are proud to be working with the award winning GSS Architecture and...

    September 13, 2018
  • Mount Oswald, Durham

    Construction is underway on the impressive £85m+ Mount Oswald project. Innovation Fire Engineering are proud to be part of the design team on the Interserve led consortium. The scheme will see the development of a new College, alongside the new home for the John Snow College, previously located in Stockton-on-Tees. In addition, there will be 1,000 student...

    September 7, 2018
  • Oxford Road, Bournemouth

    We are proud to be part of the wonderful design team on this impressive Student Accommodation scheme. The 430 bed scheme is currently under construction on Oxford Road in close proximity to Bournemouth University, enabling the students to have a nice lie in after a night of …. studying! The 17 storey building is set to include a gym,...

    August 17, 2018
  • Happy Birthday to Us!

    Happy Birthday to Us ! This month Innovation Fire Engineering celebrate 9 years in business. We are continuing to expand, going from strength to strength. Over the years we’ve moved offices, changed our logo, improved our website and developed best practice. One thing has remained at the very heart of the company  – our constant...

    July 27, 2018
  • SME of the Year, CEYH 2018 Awards!

    We came. We saw. We brought it home! Innovation Fire Engineering – officially SME of the Year at Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire and Humber 2018 Awards! Fantastic to see our hard work and company ethos recognised.  Thank you so much for the judges’ wonderful comments. What an amazing night! Feeling very proud 🙂  We did it...

    July 13, 2018
  • Encouraging Young People into Engineering

    Last week we welcomed a student from a local high school to join the team on a work placement.  As a company we are keen to encourage young people into engineering and give them a valuable insight into the discipline of fire engineering. Offering well structured and supportive work placements is part of our contribution...

    July 12, 2018
  • Sweet Street

    Great progress on this scheme in Leeds by Dandara, the renown developers.  The development will comprise of 744 homes with spacious balconies on Sweet Street in the newly named ‘South Bank’ area of Leeds. The area is currently undergoing major regeneration and has excellent transport links. Innovation Fire Engineering are proud to be involved with all...

    February 9, 2018
  • Arena Central, Birmingham

    Check out the great progress being made on the Arena Central project in Birmingham. The scheme has been designed to meet Birmingham’s growing demand for high quality city centre residential accommodation and grade A office space. The masterplan for the 9 acre Arena Central site incorporates the delivery of a 1.2 million sq ft mixed-use development set...

    February 8, 2018

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