News 2024

All our news for the year is outlined below, enjoy! We also have a news archive going back to 2013, click here for more...


Febraury 2024 - It’s all in House...

Our engineers are constantly updating the latest programming software to their own engineering laptops. By having our own training facilities with most Open and Managed Protocol systems on display, we ensure our engineers are competent and professional in their service delivery.

Febraury 2024 - 5 Star Luxury at the Beaumont Hotel

BDS has completed the integration of the Gent fire Alarm System to the 5 Star Beaumont Hotel Extension. Aswell as the design and supply of new Fire Extinguishers and signage. The Hotel has recently been renovated and extended, with a new 29-bedroom wing and the addition of two further private dining rooms. Our works included seamless cause and effects programming and testing ensuring all networked panels operated within the design parameters agreed with the local building control and the London Fire Brigade when the Hotel was first opened.


January 2024 - Great start to the year with our Hotel Clients

The Beautiful Tylney Hall Hotel part of the Elite Hotel Group has now had its Notifier 7 Loop ID2000 Fire Alarm control panel upgraded to an 8 Loop ID3000 system. The works were planned for the second week of January following a very busy festive season and was successfully upgraded over 4 Days part of the works were to split one off the overloaded loops and then verify this 1,000-point Notifier system. As a Gold Partner the client will now enjoy a 5-year trouble free warranty.

We have been servicing the Fire Alarm and Emergency lighting for London Bridge & Tower Bridge Residence Inn Hotels for a number of years, Building on that working relationship we have now been awarded the rest of their life safety assets and are now also looking after & servicing the AOV’s, Dry Risers and Extinguishers


January 2024 - Passive Works for The Royal Borough of Greenwich & RAFA

Following the fire risk assessment at Ravens Way, London SE12, BDS’s passive fire team were appointed to carry out the passive fire compartmentation and fire door surveys. Following the submission of our reports we were assigned to carry out the remedial repair works to the buildings fire compartmentation penetrations and the installation of nine FD30s fire door sets to communal area. The works were scheduled for a 3-month period, commencing November 2023 with successful handover in January 2024.


Following a request to survey the Fire Doors at RAFA Housing, we successfully carried out the installation of three replacement Fire Doors, this was carried out swiftly and without too much disruption to the residents.


January 2024 - Happy New Year to all our Customers, Suppliers and Friends...

Kevin Blyde & The Team at BDS