Association for Specialist Fire Protection

The ASFP is dedicated to the protection of life, property,the environment and our heritage and promotes continuous improvement in all aspects of passive fire protection.

Working with Government and international standard setting bodies both directly, and via other sector group associations, the ASFP endeavours to increase the quality of installed fire protection within all forms of construction. The ASFP strives to promote excellence in the design and installation of fire protection products through high quality and technical expertise. READ MORE

  • ASFP sponsors the ‘Passive Fire Innovation of the year’ award, at Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2016
    The event would be held on the 23rd November at the London Hilton on Park Lane. For further details on the list of entries for this year’s awards, go to:
  • ASFP appoints Chief Operations Officer
    The ASFP is to appoint Niall Rowan as its new Chief Operations Officer. The appointment forms part of a planned reorganisation of the Association’s structure which will take effect from 1 January 2017. READ MORE
  • ASFP to host Fire Protection Roundtable in support of FDSW
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection is to host a Fire Protection Roundtable on 28 September in support of Fire Door Safety Week. The event, which will bring together a panel of key experts from across the entire construction process. READ MORE
  • ASFP seeks Technical Officer
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection, the leading trade association representing the passive fire protection sector in the UK and Ireland, is seeking a part-time Technical Officer. READ MORE
  • ASFP seeks support for developing guidance on active fire barrier curtains
    The ASFP is seeking assistance from individuals, manufacturers or installers involved in the manufacture and installation of active fire barrier curtains to develop independent guidance on active curtains READ MORE
  • Experts call for greater collaboration at Firex Question time session
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) assembled together key experts from across the entire construction process to answer audience questions and concerns about fire protection at Firex International on 22 June 2016. ASFP CEO Wilf Butcher chaired the session READ MORE
  • ‘Whodunnit?’ at ASFP/FIS Fire Labelling Scheme launch
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and FIS, which represents the Finishes and Interior Sector, are launching a new Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme at Firex International 2016 READ MORE
  • ASFP launches new fire-stopping installation video at Firex
    The ASFP is launching a new guidance video at Firex International, the ninth in its extensive video Firex International 2016 READ MORE
  • ASFP releases Construction News supplement
    The ASFP has produced a 36-page supplement in conjunction with Construction News magazine. The supplement, Understanding Passive Fire Protection, provides an introduction to the vital role of passive fire protection and the services offered by the ASFP & its members VIEW NOW
  • Need advice on passive fire protection?
    Visit the ASFP video library which explains the vital role of passive fire protection and introduces each type of system VIEW NOW
  • Find an ASFP member for your project - Look for the logo
    Need passive fire protection advice or looking for a specialist contractor? Use the ASFP’s member search facility to find a product or contractor SEARCH NOW
  • Frequently asked questions
    Do you have a question about passive fire protection or relevant legislation? Visit the ASFP FAQs section to see if you can find the answer SEARCH NOW