Ockwells is a leading supplier of Temporary Site Protection including protective coverings for Floors, Kitchens, Sanitary Ware, Stairs and Doors both internally and externally. Products are designed to provide protection of materials and finishes in construction projects until the building is handed over at completion. Damage to high specification finishes are costly to repair or replace and this can lead to contract delays. As part of the multi £billion construction supply specialists SIG plc, Ockwells is able to fulfill requirements anywhere in the UK.
Many of Ockwells’ products are independently tested and approved by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service which comprises of Exova Certifier and BRE LPCB - Loss Prevention Certification Board, offering products that can be used on site with complete peace of mind. Flame retardant products are clearly marked with the certification number and standards which the products comply to.
Exova WarringtonFire and BRE Global Ltd have the backing of The Association of British Insurers and the Chief Fire Officer’s Association known as the “Joint Code of Practice”. Use of non-Certifire or LPCB products may invalidate Insurance Policies for construction sites, the use of Ockwells certificated products offers confidence to both the installer and end client.
Ockwells has made significant investment in achieving Certifire and LPCB approval with both products and the manufacturing facilities needing to conform to stringent guidelines. Products with Certifierand LPCB certification are clearly marked within this brochure. Many other products also have flame retardant properties.
All Ockwells branches carry extensive stocks of Temporary Site Protection products, experienced personnel are on hand to offer technical assistance and advice where required, including site visits. Ockwells off er a rapid nationwide delivery service using a dedicated transport fleet to ensure timely deliveries to site, usuallywithin 48 hours.
Flame retardant products should be used on all construction projects in the UK over the value of £2.5 million or in public buildings to comply with your insurance policy. Failure to use certified products or non-compliance with “The Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of Construction Sites and Buildings Undergoing Renovation” could invalidate your insurance cover. If in doubt check with your insurance company.