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Latest News

Intruder Alarm Systems - ACPO Policy Changes 2006

NEW POLICE RESPONSE POLICY (FROM 1ST APRIL 2006) ACPO (Association of... view more >

Intruder Alarm Systems - EN50131

From 1st October 2005 New European Standards for Intruder Alarms repla... view more >

Fire Safety Order (2005) - Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (RRFSO)

Fire Safety Order (2005) – Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (... view more >

News Articles

CDS Win Park View Student Village Contract

Published 17/07/2017 15:01

CDS Security & Fire are delighted to have secured the Access Control, IP Intercoms and Emergency Voice Communication & Fire Refuge Systems as works commence on a £75m scheme to create new student village for Newcastle University.   Park View Student Village will provide almost 1...

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Is Your Fire Alarm Meeting Current BS5839-1:2013?

Published 23/06/2017 16:06

Fire Alarm Standards BS5839-1:2013 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings – Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises.   The above revision to British Standards came into force back in March 2013, and ...

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CDS installs fire alarm and voice evacuation system at one of the largest north east shopping centre

Published 18/03/2014 11:41

CDS INSTALLS FIRE ALARM AND VOICE EVACUATION SYSTEM AT ONE OF THE LARGEST NORTH EAST SHOPPING CENTRES   A family-run security company, who have been working in the North East for over 27 years, have just completed a £400,000 contract installing a high-end fire alarm and voice evacua...

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Intruder Alarm Systems - ACPO Policy Changes 2006

Published 24/08/2012 11:00

NEW POLICE RESPONSE POLICY (FROM 1ST APRIL 2006) ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) tightened national police response to Remotely Monitored Security Systems in April 2006. The ACPO policy states “after the 1st of April 2006 we will allow 3 Policed false intruder activations and 2 P...

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Intruder Alarm Systems - EN50131

Published 24/08/2012 11:00

From 1st October 2005 New European Standards for Intruder Alarms replaced British Standard 4737. These apply to all Intruder Alarm Systems to be installed to Domestic and Commercial premises alike. Overview Intruder Alarm Systems have to be security graded. The grading is dependant upon a risk ass...

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Fire Safety Order (2005) - Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (RRFSO)

Published 24/08/2012 11:00

Fire Safety Order (2005) – Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (RRFSO) Overview The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO) is the most major reform of fire legislation in 30years and affects all non-domestic premises in England & Wales. Particulars Gives prevention the same...

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INDUCTION LOOPS - BS7594:2011

Published 24/08/2012 11:00

INDUCTION LOOPS - BS7594:2011 BS7594:2011 is the Code of Practice for audio-frequency induction-loop systems (AFILS Systems), commonly known as Induction Loops, Hearing Loops or Deaf Loops. BS7594:2011 replaces BS7594:1993 and provides clarification to the existing BS EN 60118-4:2006 Electroacoust...

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INTRUDER ALARMS PD6662:2010

Published 24/08/2012 11:00

INTRUDER ALARMS PD6662:2010 PD6662:2010 is the Scheme for the application of European Standards for Intrusion and hold-up alarm systems. It is a revision of the PD6662:2004 document, to which British Intruder Alarm systems have been installed. There has been a dual running of the two standards sinc...

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DISABLED REFUGE BS5839 Pt9:2011

Published 24/08/2012 11:00

DISABLED REFUGE BS5839 Pt9:2011 BS 5839-9:2011 is the Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems (EVC Systems). Disabled Refuge and Emergency Voice Communication Systems must comply with BS9999:2008, BS8300:2009 and BS5839 ...

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