Abbot Fire Group achieve BAFE SP203-1 accreditation

Abbot Fire Group are delighted to have achieved BAFE SP203-1 the accreditation for fire alarm design, installation, commissioning and maintenance.  This is an extension of their existing BAFE SP203 accreditation for maintenance of fire alarms. This ensures that all elements of fire alarm design, installation, commissioning / handover, and maintenance are now covered by this independent third party, industry recognised, BAFE SP203-1 accreditation.

Achieving this additional accreditation continues to prove Abbot Fire Group’s commitment to providing a competent service to their customers, and helping to raise standards within the fire protection industry.


Nigel Walton, Managing Director at Abbot Fire Group commented: “I am pleased to have extended the scope of Abbot Fire Group’s SP203 accreditation to include fire alarm design, installation, commissioning and maintenance. As a company we are committed to achieving third party accreditation to prove to our customers that we continue to provide the best possible service through quality products and procedures.”

BAFE accreditation is a UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited third party certification which ensures that a provider is competent in the service they are offering. In order to achieve BAFE SP203-1 Abbot Fire Group demonstrated that they are working to the latest standards and best practice for fire alarm design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance. Management systems are checked and verified by UKAS trained assessors, and this process is continued on an annual basis.

The SP203-1 accreditation complements the other existing BAFE accreditations held by Abbot Fire Group: SP101 Fire Extinguisher Service Provider, and SP206 Kitchen Fire Protection System Service Provider.

Abbot Fire Group provide a nationwide service for fire alarm design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance, in addition to providing a range of other fire protection products and services. Further details can be found at:

Further details about the BAFE SP203-1 scheme can be found here: