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 launches passive fire protection training
    The ASFP is launching a passive fire protection training programme in April 2018.The Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection aims to equip candidates with the knowledge required to demonstrate competency, while also offering a route for progression and academic recognition through qualifications provided by the Institution of Fire Engineers.  READ MORE
  • ASFP announces Level 3 Certificate course dates
    The ASFP has announced the venues and dates for the first two Level 3 Certificate courses which will begin in April. Full details of the Level 3 Certificate syllabus are also available. READ MORE
  • ASFP confirms 2018 CPD seminar dates
    The ASFP has announced dates for two free regional CPD seminars which will take place in Perth, Scotland and London. READ MORE
  • ASFP expands top team to drive major initiatives
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has expanded its team with the appointment of a new Head of Training and a new Technical Officer to take forward a number of key initiatives planned for 2018. READ MORE
  • ASFP endorses Building Regulations Review findings
    The ASFP endorses the interim findings of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, led by Dame Judith Hackitt, which recommend a change in culture within the UK construction industry and significant reform of the UK fire safety regulatory system. READ MORE
  • COO ASFP announces Passive Fire Protection Award winners
    The ASFP announced the winners of two new Awards at its inaugural Annual Awards Lunch on 8 December 2017, held at the Tower of London. The sell-out event saw ASFP COO Niall Rowan award the Passive Fire Protection Advocate of the Year; and Fellowship of the ASFP – each judged by the ASFP’s Strategy Group, to have highly influenced passive fire protection during 2017 READ MORE
  • ASFP reponds to Grenfell Regulatory Review
    The ASFP has submitted its response and recommendations to the call for evidence from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, led by Dame Judith Hackitt. The ASFP highlighted a series of initial recommendations for changes to legislation and guidance. READ MORE
  • ASFP hosts successful London seminar
    The ASFP held the latest in its series of regional seminars in London on 31 October. This free morning event offered almost 300 delegates an opportunity to learn about the vital importance of passive fire protection and ensuring it is correctly installed and maintained. VIEW PRESENTATIONS
  • COO ASFP COO issues updated Grenfell Tower statement to members
    ASFP COO Niall Rown has issued an updated statement to ASFP members on the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The statement provides an outline of the significant issues which the ASFP believes should be addressed to prevent a similar tragedy from happening again. READ MORE
  • ASFP COO participates in Grenfell webinar
    ASFP COO Niall Rowan took part in a free webinar from 10.30-11.30am on 2 October. Hosted by Fire and Security Matters (FSM) magazine, the event brought together key industry figures to discuss Tall building fires and what needs to be changed after the Grenfell Tower tragedy. REGISTER TO VIEW
  • ASFP collaborates to develop strategy for fire safe construction
    Following a recent Roundtable event involving experts from across the built environment, the ASFP aims to develop an overarching Construction Strategy. READ MORE
  • ASFP/FIS Fire Labelling Scheme
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and FIS, which represents the Finishes and Interior Sector, operate a Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme 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 DOWNLOAD 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