London House Certificates

Fire Alarm Certificate

It is important to know that Fire alarm testing is mandatory, the fire alarm must be tested in accordance with BS5839. BS5839 are the regulations for fire detection and fire alarm systems; they cover design commissioning and maintenance for buildings.

Fire Alarm Certificate Price

Fire Alarm Certificate – Hard Wired System Upto 1 -10 Alarms £99
Fire Alarm Certificate – Hard Wired System Between 11-20 Alarms £139
Fire Alarm Certificate – Hard Wired System Upto 21 – 30 Alarms £179

See Below for a overview to fire alarm inspections, Trade Facilities Services have broken them down to the types of systems.

A Grade Fire Alarm type system

Grade A fire alarm systems have the following requirements:

  • Smoke/Fire Detectors
  • Heat/Fire Detectors
  • Manual Call Points, to sound the alarm
  • Central Control Panel for maintenance
  • Fire Alarm Sounders

A Grade fire alarm systems are usually found in commercial settings, but are also seen in homes. Mainly HMO’s or house of multiple occupancy.

D Grade Fire Alarm Type System:

D grade fire alarms are more common in domestic type properties, they are always installed in new builds as it is now regulation to have this done. They are installed by interlinking each smoke and heat alarm together via the mains. This is then backed up with battery power to ensure constant supply.

A Fire Alarm certificate should be supplied on completion of your fire alarm testing. It should be provided by the electrician; they are similar to the periodic inspection report.

Fire alarm certificates should be kept in a safe place. This is for proof of compliance; should it be needed.

Fire alarm testing is a legal requirement and should comply with BS5839. Fire alarm systems should be tested by a competent person.

This can be done Weekly; 6 Monthly; and Yearly. The main requirement to stick to is the annual fire alarm test.