FIG UK Members' Directory

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Arranged in alphabetical order of the name of the organisation.

Organisation

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Information Support

Contact Name:

Jackie Green

Address:

Southfields Road, Kempston, Bedford MK42 7NR, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1234 351081

Fax:

+44 (0)1234 845035

Email:

jackie.green@bedsfire.com

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Dr Roger Berrett

Contact Name:

Dr Roger Berrett

Organisation/company information:

Forensic Science Consultant in fire investigation.

Address:

9 Herons Croft, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0PL

Email:

roger.berrett@virgin.net

Organisation:

BRE Global

Contact Name:

Marian Bodian, Complaints and Standards Coordinator, Quality and Compliance Team

Organisation/company information:

The LPC merged with the Building Research Establishment Ltd and provides certification, consultancy and research.

Address:

BRE Global, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 9XX (SATNAV: WD25 9NH)

Tel:

+44 (0)1923 664 153

Customer Services: 0333 321 88 11

Email:

bodianm@bre.co.uk

Web:

www.bre.co.uk

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA)

Contact Name:

Clare Sinclair

Organisation/company information:

BSRIA is an independent, non-profit distribution, member-based research organisation. The aims of the Association are to assist the building services industry to improve the quality of its products and services, the efficiency of their provision, and the effectiveness of their operation.

Additional Information:

Has a library members only, non-members by special arrangement.

In house database:

IBSEDEX

Address:

Old Bracknell Lane West, Bracknell, Berks RG12 7AH, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1344 465 571

Fax:

+44 (0)1344 465 605

Email:

Clare.Sinclair@bsria.co.uk

Web:

www.bsria.co.uk

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 08.30-17.00

Friday 08.30-16.30

Organisation:

Bureau Veritas Solutions

Contact Name:

Nigel Herring

Organisation/company information:

Bureau Veritas is a scientific consultancy, with the Fire and Safety Department providing advice on operational matters to the London Fire Brigade and other Brigades throughout the country. The Department undertakes fire investigations, accident investigations, fire testing of materials, fire safety surveys, fire prevention advice, and hazardous materials advice.

Address:

Fire Department, Friars Court, 18/19 Rushworth Street, London SE1 ORB, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)20 7593 0171

Mobile:

+44 (0)7971 852421

Fax:

+44 (0)20 7593 0191

Email:

nigel.herring@uk.bureauveritas.com

Web:

www.bureauveritas.co.uk

Hours:

08.30 - 17.30 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Burgoyne Management Ltd

Contact Name:

Sally Walsh

Organisation/company information:

Burgoyne Management Ltd is a practice of consulting scientists and engineers

Areas of expertise include:

Scientific investigation of fires; explosions; chemical, electrical, materials and mechanical engineering incidents; personal injuries; road traffic accidents; as well as advising on hazardous marine cargoes and microbiological spoilage.

We have eight offices in the UK, and four Group offices overseas.

The main libraries are in London and Ilkley - Librarian is Margaret Brain.

Internal databases:

Inmagic CS/Textworks

External databases:

Barbour Index Health and Safety Professional; Dialog; OSH UPDATE + FIRE

Address:

11-12 Half Moon Court, Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7HF, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)20 7726 4951

Fax:

+44 (0)20 7726 8980

Web:

www.burgoynes.com

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Burgoyne Management Ltd

Contact Name:

Margaret Brain

Organisation/company information:

The Northern Office of Burgoyne Management Ltd

Areas of expertise include:

The Ilkley Office deals mainly with fires, explosions and materials damage.

The main libraries are in London and Ilkley for staff only.

Address:

Burgoyne House, Chantry Drive, Ilkley, W. Yorks LS29 9HU, UK.

Tel:

+44 (0)1943 609 251

Fax:

+44 (0)1943 602 379

Email:

margaret.brain@burgoynes.com

Web:

www.burgoynes.com

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Contact Name:

Graeme Worrall, Corporate Research Officer

Additional information:

As the Corporate Research Officer, Graeme's role is to monitor any issues which may affect the Fire and Rescue Service and inform the management of these issues through the weekly Key Developments news bulletin. The bulletin is available to other Fire and Rescue Services; please email Graeme Worrall for further information.

CFRS has a small library for internal loans of documents only.

Address:

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, Headquarters, Sadler Road, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2FQ

Tel:

+44 (0)1606 868806

Fax:

+44 (0)1606 868712

Email:

graeme.worrall@cheshirefire.gov.uk

Web:

www.cheshirefire.gov.uk

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00

Organisation:

Communities and Local Government / Department of Transport

Contact Name:

Anna Canning

Alyson Warner

Address:

Library and Information Centre, Ground Floor, Eland House, Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5DU

Tel:

+44 (0)303 444 1111

Alyson Warner: +44 (0)303 444 2367

Email:

Anna.Canning@communities.gsi.gov.uk

Alyson.Warner@communities.gsi.gov.uk

Web:

www.communities.gov.uk

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Fire Investigations (UK) LLP

Contact Name:

Dr. Peter Mansi

Organisation/company information:

Fire Investigations (UK) LLP is a forensic fire investigation company that has partnered with BRE Global to provide the full range of fire investigation services from origin and cause, through to expert evidence in court throughout the world without the need for outsourcing.

Address:

PO Box 49727, Whetstone, London N20 0YP

Tel:

UK: 08444 747 007

Int: +44 20 8361 9922

Mobile:

+44 (0)7973 628 411

Fax:

+44 (0)20 8361 0944

Email:

peter.mansi@fireinvestigationsuk.com

Web:

www.fireinvestigationsuk.com

Hours:

24/7/365

Organisation:

Fire Protection Association (FPA)

Contact Name:

Jane Thurgood

Organisation/company information:

The FPA provides information and advice on all aspects of fire safety and is recognised in the UK and internationally as the UK national fire organisation.

Identifies and draws attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which their potential for loss is kept to a minimum. Supported by the Association of British Insurers and Lloyds.

Publishes a wide range of guidance and advice in print, online, DVD and CD format. The FPA publish the monthly Fire Risk Management which is regarded as Europe's foremost technical publication on fire safety which is indexed in OSH UPDATE + FIRE.

Address:

London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0RH, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1608 812 500

Jane Thurgood: +44 (0)1608 812 538

Fax:

+44 (0)1608 812 501

Email:

Jane Thurgood: jthurgood@thefpa.co.uk

Web:

www.thefpa.co.uk

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

Fire Service College, Library and Information Resource Centre (LIRC)

Contact Name:

Carole Jeffcock (Customer Service Librarian)

Organisation/company information:

The Fire Service College (FSC) provides training in fire and emergency intervention and rescue, emergency management, community fire safety, risk management, incident management and managerial development for the UK fire service, overseas fire services and wider markets. Specialist training for industry, business and government is designed to individual customer requirements.

The extensive College Library and Information Resource Centre provides resources for delegates, students and staff to support their teaching and learning requirements. E-resources are available to staff and students.

Address:

Fire Service College, London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0RH, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1608 812 050 (Direct dial)

Fax:

+44 (0)1608 812 048

Email:

library@fireservicecollege.ac.uk

Web:

www.fireservicecollege.ac.uk

Organisation:

Firebrake Wales

Contact name:

Richard Hall

Organisation/company information:

The Wales Community Fire Safety Trust (known as Atal Tân Cymru / Firebrake Wales) is the national fire safety charity for Wales. We are independent of, but work closely with, the three Welsh Fire and Rescue Services.

Address:

c/o South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant, CF72 8LX

Tel:

+44 (0)1443 232300

Email:

richard@firebrake.org

Web:

www.firebrake.org

Hours:

9.00 am – 5.00 pm, Mon – Fri

Organisation:

Hawkins and Associates Ltd

Contact Name:

Paula McCrudden (Information Manager and Researcher)

Organisation/company information:

Consultancy: forensic scientists and engineers who investigate incidents and losses including fires, explosions, accidents, road accidents, contamination and engineering problems.

Address:

Miller House, 120 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0FZ

Tel:

+44 (0)1223 420 400

Fax:

+44 (0)1223 420 181

Email:

Paula.McCrudden@hawkins.biz

Web:

www.hawkins.biz

Hours:

08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

IHS Inc.

Contact Name:

Nick Burn

Organisation/company information:

IHS Group Company (Formerly known as "Technical Indexes" in the UK). Offer comprehensive, reliable full text databases for manufacturers' technical catalogues, handbooks, guides and manuals along with standards and legislative material.

Several million pages of vital material is systematically collected, sorted into industry specific collections and supplied online or on CD-ROM.

Additional Information:

The company will provide historical regulatory or legislative documents, or out-of-date manufacturers' catalogues which have previously appeared in TI products via the Rapidoc service - Tel: +44 (0)1344 86 1666.

TI have a library for internal use only.

Address:

Willoughby Road, Bracknell, RG12 8FB, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1344 328 131 (Direct)

+44 (0)1344 328 000 (Reception)

Fax:

+44 (0)1344 328 008

Email:

nick.burn@ihs.com

Web:

http://uk.ihs.com

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

International Fire Consultants Ltd (IFC Ltd)

Contact Name:

Nick Fry

Organisation/company information:

IFC Ltd has its HQ in Princes Risborough with offices in Holland, Dubai and Cyprus.

Address:

20 Park Street, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9AH, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1844 275500

Fax:

+44 (0)1844 274002

Mobile:

+44 7525 966072

Email:

nick.fry@ifcgroup.com

Web:

www.ifcgroup.com

Database:

No formal database

Organisation:

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Contact Name:

David Wales

Owain Thompson

Organisation/company information:

Fire and rescue service.

Address:

KFRS HQ, The Godlands, Tovil, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 5XB, UK

Tel:

David Wales, Mobile: 07730 542008

Owain Thompson, +44 (0)1622 692121 x(6374), Mobile: 07872 423349

Email:

David Wales: david.wales@kent.fire-uk.org

Owain Thompson: owain.thompson@kent.fire-uk.org

Web:

www.kent.fire-uk.org

Organisation:

Lane, Jefferies & Associates - Fire Consultancy

Contact Name:

David Lane

Organisation/company information:

Fire and Water/Marine Safety Consultants and training film producers, a small specialist fire and marine safety consultancy, highly experienced, working with European and abroad in all fire related matters including training resource provision. Also work with Carson Marine and Ark Safety & Rescue to design and construct fast response fire, rescue, patrol and interceptor workboats

Address:

Lane, Jefferies & Associates Ltd, c/o 44 Broadwater Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH14 8QJ

Tel:

+44 (0)1202 731566

Mobile:

07710 229082

Email:

Ljfireco1@aol.com

Web:

www.professional-rescue.co.uk

Organisation:

London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFB)

Contact Name:

Andrew Mobbs and Elaine Porter

Organisation/company information:

Information service and library for the 112 stations and HQ of the London Fire Brigade.

Internal database:

Inmagic Genie

External:

Barbour, FINDS, OHSIS, OSH UPDATE + FIRE

Address:

London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority, London Fire Brigade, The Library & Information Resource Centre, 169 Union Street, London SE1 0LL, UK

Tel:

Elaine Porter: +44 (0)20 8555 1200 x 30426

Email:

andrew.mobbs@london-fire.gov.uk

Web:

www.london-fire.gov.uk

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Organisation:

London Metropolitan University

Contact Name:

Ian Jerome, Fire Safety Adviser

Address:

31 Jewry Street, London EC3N 2EY

Tel:

+44 (0)20 7320 1396

Email:

i.jerome@londonmet.ac.uk

Organisation:

Penny B. Morgan

Contact Name:

Penny B. Morgan

Address:

143 Hazelwood Drive, St Albans, Herts AL4 0UY

Tel:

01727 765420

Email:

p.b.morgan@ntlworld.com

Organisation:

Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd

Contact Name:

Sheila Pantry, OBE

Organisation/company information:

Information management consultancy, trainers and electronic publishers. Setting up information services/systems and revamping them. Authoring information books, editorial work, lecturing, producing conferences and seminars as well as chairing them.

Produces full text and bibliographic fire and fire related, and occupational safety and health information (OSH) sources available via the Internet. The titles are:

  • Fireinf (formerly Fire, Emergency and Preparedness Worldwide and Fire Worldwide) contains 17 databases of full text and bibliographic authoritative and validated information from worldwide sources.
  • OSH UPDATE and IRISH OSH UPDATE contain an ever increasing number of databases (currently 19) from worldwide authoritative sources such as the UK Health and Safety Executive HSELINE, UK Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Canada Ryerson University, Canada IRSST, the International Labour Office CIS Health and Safety Centre, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work database, European Union legislation and other legislation sources and OSH standards specifications including those from the British Standards Institution. These databases link to thousands of full text documents.

Also produces web based services: www.sheilapantry.com, www.oshworld.com and www.shebuyersguide.com.

Editor of ILO CIS Health and Safety Information Centres Newsletter www.sheilapantry.com/cis

Strategic Editor - IHS OHSIS www.ihsti.com

Additional Information:

The company has an extensive collection of fire and OSH information.

Address:

85 The Meadows, Todwick, Sheffield S26 1JG, UK

Tel:

+44 (0)1909 771024

Fax:

+44 (0)1909 772829

Email:

sp@sheilapantry.com

Web:

www.sheilapantry.com | www.shebuyersguide.com | www.oshworld.com | www.oshupdate.com

Hours:

All hours

Organisation:

West Midlands Fire Service

Contact Name:

Julie Farruggia

Organisation/company information:

Brigade Library for Headquarters staff and operational staff at stations.

In house database:

Liberty 3, Softlink

Address:

99 Vauxhall Road, Nechells, Birmingham B7 7HW

Tel:

+44 (0)121 380 6313

Fax:

+44 (0)121 380 7986

Email:

julie.farruggia@wmfs.net

Web:

www.wmfs.net

Hours:

09.00 - 17.00