what we do
What we do

FDS offer bespoke Fire Management and consultancy, to both commercial and domestic premises. We are members of the IFE (Institute of Fire Engineers) with Operations Director Steve Wilkes being a qualified and registered ‘life safety’ fire risk assessor who can provide fire risk assessments to the latest PAS-79 Standard, which satisfy insurance and legal requirements.


    Fire Safety Laws & Standards

    We provide consultancy services to relevant fire safety laws, Codes of Practice, latest Building Regulations, British Standards, technical guidance, and Industry best practice. Working in conjunction with architects and developers to deliver specialist fire safety services.

    Fire Stopping

    We offer a comprehensive service ensuring building compartments, walls, floors, ceilings and roof voids retain their fire protection.

    Fire Doors

    We specialise in surveying, restoration, maintaining and installing fire doors and frames.

    Fire Dampers

    We provide fire damper surveys, remedial work, and ongoing maintenance to ensure your passive fire protection works alongside your building fire strategy.

    Fire Surveys & Maintenance

    We can provide you with a compliance survey, remedial work, and future maintenance programs in relations to British Standard 9999 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings – Code of Practice. This will be tailored to our client’s unique circumstance and priorities.

    Fire Compliance

    We ensure all fire compliances under relevant fire safety laws are adhered to and strictly followed.



    Steve Wilkes is a former Guernsey Fire and Rescue Service officer with 25 years of experience operationally, specialising within fire safety compliance. Steve is a highly experienced, skilled and competent “life safety fire risk assessor”. He is registered with the Institute of Fire Engineers at the Member level grade of membership.


    Steve’s extensive training, passion and knowledge within the fire sector enable him to consult, manage and specify numerous areas of fire safety, compliance and risk management solutions within the commercial and residential sectors.


    Working in accordance with the client’s specific project requirements, Steve, and his team, bring knowledge and specialist training to provide high quality, bespoke services.

    Steve Wilkes

    Accreditations, Certification and Standard

    FDS operate to the highest standards and are members of the Institute of Fire Engineers, Fire Protection Association and Association of Specialist Fire Protection. As Tier 1 ASFP approved Contractors / Primary Contractors we are permitted to manage and coordinate the works required in passive fire protection in buildings, all in accordance with legal fire safety compliance, technical standards, and recommended manufacturers guidelines.