Sir Bob Neill addressing the issues surrounding insurance and EWS1 forms

Sir Bob Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst, Conservative) speaking at the House of Commons addressing the issues surrounding insurance and EWS1 forms, in addition to removing the obstacles to fire risk assessors undertaking the work in keeping buildings safe. During his speech Sir Bob Neill mentions an article on the EWS process, written by John Powell, […]

10th September 2020 | read more »

Current Updates to Permitted Development Rights

Following our recent announcement on permitted development rights, the government have released the following additions to the legislation. Additional storeys on purpose-built blocks of flats Subject to the prior approval system, this change allows the construction of up to two additional storeys, subject to: Traffic & Highways Impacts Air traffic Impact Contamination Flood Risk Buildings […]

9th September 2020 | read more »

RISQS Accredited!

We are delighted and proud to announce that we have passed our annual RISQS audit this week and continue to be part of the supplier qualification scheme for the rail industry. Being fully compliant in the RISQS ensures that we are recognised and qualified to work on the railway for Network Rail, Transport for London, passenger and […]

19th August 2020 | read more »

3D Virtual Tours by Lane & Frankham

Did you know Lane and Frankham’s area measurement experts can help you create realistic and seamless 3D virtual tours of your building? Virtual tours are a fantastic and affordable way to showcase your property and create better experiences for Potential Tenants or Purchasers. Explore the virtual tour developed by Lane and Frankham here: 3D Photo […]

14th August 2020 | read more »

Convert your office space into residential housing

It is likely that the way every business uses their office space is subject to review. This will be due to the current relaxation of lockdown measures from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the restrictions placed on our ability to work in a collective office environment. Extracting added value from the office space you no longer […]

11th August 2020 | read more »

Registered status with the Legionella Control Association

We are pleased to announce that Frankham Risk Management Services has retained our Registered status with the Legionella Control Association (LCA) following our recent Audit. LCA Registered Members demonstrate they have complied with the LCA Code of Conduct, all nine of the LCA Service Provider Commitments and Standards and are committed to helping customers prevent […]

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Congratulations to Ryan Fawcett!

Congratulations to Ryan Fawcett for recently completing his CFPA Europe Diploma in Fire Prevention. Fantastic news and a great achievement from a course spanning the last 18 months. Ryan was taken onboard 3 years ago and was initially tasked as a Quality Assurance Assistant. Since then, Ryan has undergone our in-house schedule of training, mentoring, […]

7th August 2020 | read more »

PfH Framework Success

We are delighted to have been appointed to the new Procurement for Housing Fire Safety Consultancy Framework. As part of the process, we had to demonstrate that our Fire Safety Consultants met the minimum standards of accreditation, registration, and qualification required by the services to be provided, and in the South Region, we are proud […]

28th July 2020 | read more »

Laser scanning tall buildings to design new cladding systems

Laser scanning is an ideal tool to quickly capture vast amounts of spatial data of the external envelopes of buildings. When coupled with HDR and Panoramic photography, virtual buildings can be created quickly to inform on condition and provide the raw information to develop both 2D CAD and 3D modelling of a property.   Lane […]

21st July 2020 | read more »

Active Fire Safety Measures

If you have recently received a Fire Risk Assessment or updated Fire Strategy for your property which identifies a need to enhance the Active Fire Safety Measures within your property, then Frankham’s Building Service Engineering team are here to help. Achieving a complete fire safety system for your building requires the right combination of passive […]

17th July 2020 | read more »