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Regulation 10

If you’re looking for information on fire door inspections in the UK, it’s important to understand the relevant regulations and requirements. Fire door inspection is a crucial part of ensuring the safety of a building and its occupants. To comply with UK regulations, regular inspections of fire doors are necessary. The cost of a fire door inspection can vary depending on various factors, but it’s essential to prioritize safety over cost.

We can either inspect your fire doors for you or train you to do it yourself

Main details

It depends on the size of the building.

Site Attendance Fee £99 + VAT

Per door inspected £16 + VAT


Take the Fire Door Inspection course £250+VAT

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Fire doors are an important part of fire safety in the UK. They help to prevent the spread of fire and smoke, and can save lives. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO) places a legal responsibility on the responsible person for a building to ensure that fire doors are in good working order.

The fire door inspection course is designed to support anyone responsible for checking fire doors as part of the Regulation 10 fire door checks. This course will give you the skills, Knowledge and confidence to carry out your quarterly and annual fire door checks in multi-occupied buildings over 11 m in height.

Quality assurance

All you need to know about Fire Door Inspection

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 mandates that The Responsible Person must ensure that all safety equipment provided is properly maintained and kept in good working order. This requirement applies to fire doors. In addition, BS 9999:2017 ‘Fire Safety in the design, management, and use of buildings’ requires that fire doors be inspected every six months to ensure their continued functionality and compliance with fire safety regulations. Therefore, it is crucial that fire doors are inspected, tested, and maintained regularly to meet the regulatory standards and ensure that they are fully operational in the event of a fire emergency. Our fire door maintenance services are designed to help you meet these requirements.

Commercial buildings
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Orders 2005 Regulation 38 states:
Regular audits must be conducted on all fire-resistant doors every six months and in some cases every three months

Residential buildings
As of 23 January 2023, The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 will make it a legal requirement for all multi-occupied residential buildings with storeys over 11 metres in height to: 
Undertake quarterly checks of all fire doors 
Undertake Annual checks of all flat entrance doors 

There are several reasons why workplaces need fire door inspection in the UK:

  • To comply with the law. The RRFSO requires the responsible person for a building to ensure that fire doors are in good working order. This means that workplaces need to have their fire doors inspected regularly by a competent person.
  • To protect people. Fire doors can help to prevent the spread of fire and smoke, which can save lives. By having their fire doors inspected regularly, workplaces can help to ensure that these doors are working properly and can effectively protect people in the event of a fire.
  • To reduce the risk of damage. Fire doors can help to reduce the amount of damage caused by fire. By preventing the spread of fire and smoke, fire doors can help to protect property and belongings.
  • To improve fire safety awareness. Fire door inspections can help to raise awareness of fire safety among employees and visitors. This can help to ensure that everyone knows what to do in the event of a fire.

If you are responsible for a workplace in the UK, it is important to ensure that your fire doors are inspected regularly. This will help to keep your workplace and its occupants safe from the risk of fire.

The frequency of fire door inspections in workplaces may vary depending on various factors such as the building’s use, occupancy, and fire safety risk assessment. BS 9999:2017 ‘Fire Safety in the design, management, and use of buildings’ requires that fire doors be inspected every six months to ensure their continued functionality and compliance with fire safety regulations.  to ensure their proper functioning and compliance with fire safety regulations. Additionally, regular checks by building occupants and maintenance personnel can help identify any potential issues or damage that may require immediate attention.

Siren will conduct a visual inspection of all fire doors at your site as part of a pre-planned maintenance inspection. Our trained technician will thoroughly inspect each fire door and ensure that it meets the necessary fire safety standards. 

The following inspections will be conducted: 

  • Heat-activated seals and smoke seals will be inspected to ensure that they are undamaged. 
  • Door leaves will be examined to check for structural damage, excessive bowing, or deformation. 
  • Gaps between the door leaf and frame will be evaluated to make sure that they are not so small as to be likely to bind, or so large as to prevent effective fire and smoke sealing.
  • Hanging devices, self-closing devices, and automatic door release mechanisms will be tested to ensure that they operate correctly. 

The results of the inspection will be recorded electronically, and a detailed inspection report, including a fire door asset register, will be provided. This report will identify any defects or issues that need to be addressed and will outline any necessary remedial work.


Please note that as no building is identical, we have designed our pricing options to provide you with the most accurate and cost-effective solution. Therefore, our inspection costs include a per door inspection fee and a single site attendance fee.

Fire door inspection COST 

Site Attendance Fee £99 + Vat

Per door inspected £16.00 + Vat

If you’re looking for a reputable fire door inspection service for your workplace, we’ve got you covered. Here are some reasons why you should choose us for your next fire door inspection:

Expertise and Experience

Our team of certified fire door inspectors has the knowledge, expertise, and experience to conduct comprehensive inspections of all types of fire doors. We stay up-to-date with the latest fire safety regulations and standards to ensure that your building’s fire doors are compliant and functioning correctly.

Thorough Inspections

Our fire door inspections are thorough and cover all aspects of fire doors, including the door leaf, frame, seals, and hardware. We use specialized equipment and techniques to detect any potential issues, such as smoke infiltration, heat transfer, or door gaps, that could compromise the door’s effectiveness in case of a fire.

Customized Solutions

We understand that each building and business is unique, and we tailor our fire door inspection services to meet your specific needs. Our team will work with you to develop a customized inspection plan that considers your building’s use, occupancy, and fire safety risk assessment.

Compliance and Certification

We take compliance and certification seriously and ensure that all our fire door inspections meet the required industry standards and regulations. Our reports are detailed and comprehensive, outlining any issues found during the inspection and providing practical recommendations for corrective action.

Cost-Effective Solutions

We believe that fire door inspections should be affordable and accessible to all businesses. Our inspection services are competitively priced, and we work with you to develop a cost-effective maintenance plan that minimizes the risk of fire door failures and ensures your building’s continued safety.

Peace of Mind

Fire safety is not something to be taken lightly. Choosing Siren for your fire door inspection provides peace of mind, knowing that your building’s fire doors are inspected regularly and are compliant with fire safety regulations. Our goal is to help you create a safe working environment for your employees and customers and protect your property from the devastating effects of fire.

And Lastly

Regular fire door inspections are essential to ensure that your building’s fire doors are functioning correctly and meeting the required standards. By choosing us for your next fire door inspection, you can trust that you’re getting a comprehensive and customized inspection by a team of experts who are committed to your safety and peace of mind. Contact us today to schedule your next fire door inspection.

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