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 […]

11th August 2020 | read more »

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 »

Is the construction industry adequately insured to make the UK a safer place post-Grenfell?

Jason Waplington, Group Commercial Director at Frankham Consultancy Group, highlights how the insurance market has changed, the concern with the increase in costs and what clients should be aware of from their providers. The 14th June 2020 was the third anniversary of the Grenfell tragedy and we should all be concerned that, three years on, […]

9th July 2020 | read more »

LIFE Magazine Summer 2020

The summer edition of Life magazine is here! In this edition, we focus on fire and cladding and highlight some of the concerns in the industry. Topics include: · Is the construction industry adequately insured to make the UK a safer place post-Grenfell? · The EWS process has brought paralysis to the housing market. · […]

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APC Success!

Congratulations to Robert Ray who passed his final Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) with the RICS.   Rob has the unique honour of being the first Frankham candidate to have passed the RICS APC as a ‘virtual’ interviewee. This summer, as a result of lockdown, the RICS held its APC interviews using video conferencing software […]

25th June 2020 | read more »

All new buildings to be net zero carbon in operation by 2030

To meet global Climate Change targets, the built environment industry has set a goal for all new buildings to be net zero carbon in operation by 2030. Is your design ready for the challenge? Net zero carbon buildings shall be designed to: 1. Reduce energy consumption (kWh/m2/yr) 2. Supply energy using renewable technologies 3. Target […]

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The EWS process has brought paralysis to the housing market.

Many leaseholders are waiting on an ‘external wall system (EWS) form’ before they can sell their homes, but this process is not working. John Powell, Managing Director of Frankham Risk Management Services, explains why to Inside Housing. Nearly three years on from the Grenfell Tower fire, we still do not have a clear and concise […]

28th May 2020 | read more »