Fire Safety Products & Associated Services

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Framework Number: Y23025

Framework Period: 01 January 2023 - 31 December 2026

FTS Contract Arranged by: Procurement Services

FTS Award Notice:
2022/S 000-024693

Last Updated: 06 June 2024

Framework scope

The framework will cover, but not be limited to, the following Goods/Services: 

  • The Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Fire Safety Products 
  • Fire Risk Assessment 
  • Fire Awareness Training 
  • Fire Detection, Alarm, Monitoring Systems and Services  
  • Sprinkler Systems 
  • Emergency Lighting 
  • Wet and Dry Risers 

What are the benefits of using this framework?

  • All our frameworks are free to access
  • This framework is fully compliant with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015
  • Authorised participants can re-open competition within the framework, removing the need for a full tender exercise or lengthy supplier evaluation each time they have a travel management service requirement, saving time and costs associated with procurement exercises.
  • Direct Award capability – giving you a quick, easy and PCR15 compliant route to procurement.
  • The terms and conditions are safe and designed to protect you
  • Free and full support on using the framework through the Procurement Services team.
  • You are able to benefit from aggregated spend and lower pricing based on the value of the overall contract, even on low spend orders.
  • The framework will be managed and monitored by Procurement Services (acting for Kent County Council) on behalf of our customers and your views and requirements will be taken into account when reviewing and developing the contract.

Who can use this framework?

All public bodies have access to this agreement but may only do so with the agreement of the contracting authority. Those organisations who may wish to access this agreement will be members, affiliates and associates of the CBC Group, the police service, the fire service, the NHS & NHS Trusts, third sector organisations, academic centres (including academies), publicly funded organisations and publicly owned private companies, operating within the geographic boundaries of the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Northern Ireland. The agreement is also open for use by all other local authorities and public sector bodies.



The Supply of Fire Safety Products 

This LOT is for the supply, installation, maintenance and testing of fire safety equipment, this would include the following but is not limited to: 

  • Fire extinguishers; water, powder, gas, foam and wet chemical 
  • Fire blankets 
  • Fire signs 
  • Fire safety log books 
  • Fire marshal kits 
  • Fire buckets 
  • Extinguisher stands 
  • Evacuation chairs 


Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Awareness Training    

This LOT will cover a fully comprehensive fire risk assessment which is to be documented and meet the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and should identify the following; 

  • The risks and persons at risk 
  • Identifying fire hazards 
  • Fire detection and alarm systems 
  • Means of escape/exit plan 
  • Maintenance and testing of fire equipment 
  • Actions required with appropriate recommendations 

The Supplier will also need to provide fire awareness training to Customer’s nominated staff. Topics to be covered should include; 

  • The types of fires 
  • What to do in the event of a fire 
  • Fire prevention 
  • Clear duties and responsibilities of a fire warden 
  • A question and answer session 
  • An outdoor practical session on how to extinguish a controlled fire



Fire Prevention and Detection Systems

This LOT is for the supply, installation, service and maintenance of fire protection and detection systems.  Suppliers must be able to provide conventional, addressable and wireless fire alarms as well as category M, L and P systems. The Supplier will also be expected to install the fire systems at the Customers premises, provide maintenance and also testing and inspection Services as required by regulations. The Supplier may also need to provide maintenance, testing and inspection Services to an existing fire detection and alarm system if the Customer already has one installed and if is required. 

Areas to be covered include, but are not limited to: 

  • Fire detection and fire alarm systems 
  • Fire monitoring systems 
  • Sprinkler systems 



Emergency Lighting

This LOT is for the supply, installation, testing and maintenance of emergency lighting. Suppliers should be able to provide a range of: 

  • Maintained lighting - mains powered and used as part of a normal room lighting system that switch to battery use and dim to a lower-level light in event of power loss 
  • Non-maintained lighting - battery powered that only come on for a specific duration when power supply to normal artificial lighting fails



Wet and Dry Risers

This LOT is for the supply, installation, testing and maintenance of wet and dry risers.  


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