Sprinkler Expertise & Testing

LPC Sprinkler Rules

The FPA is author and supplier of the UK's most significant sprinkler installation standard, the LPC Sprinkler Rules, which incorporate the BS EN 12845 standard and additional technical bulletins, for a comprehensive and authoritative guide to best practice in Sprinkler installation and maintenance.

You are able to order the LPC Sprinkler Rules in printed format, CD or both together as a combination purchase. Please see our shop to order. You can also sign up to receive technical bulletin updates once you have received your Sprinkler Rules.

FPA is unrivalled in experience and expertise where Sprinkler installation and maintenance standards are concerned, so you can be sure that you are receiving the highest quality service in accordance with the very best practice.  This expertise combined with use of our fire testing laboratory means the FPA is one of the leading sprinkler testing and training facilities in the UK.  We offer the following services in order to assist you:

Sprinkler Inspection Service

The FPA offers an independent, high quality technical inspection service including:

  • Sprinkler System Audit - Full sprinkler system evaluation, including witnessing of water supply tests.
  • Review of Hazard - The delivery of a review of hazard, including inspection of all processes and storage arrangements.
  • Design Checking - Providing a review and commentary of design drawings submitted prior to installation of sprinkler systems and before alterations. 

Please download the brochure, contact us via email or phone 01608 812500 for more information and quotes.

Sprinkler Head Testing

The FPA is able to provide the 25 year testing of sprinkler heads removed from an installation. This testing is undertaken by our experienced staff as required by standards in the LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installations, BS EN 12845 Annex K. Please fill in our contact us form for a quote or more information.

Sprinkler Courses 

The FPA offers a range of Sprinkler Systems Design and Maintenance courses, from Basic/Introductory, to Intermediate levels.  Practical elements of the courses take place at our fully kitted out Sprinkler training rooms located at our Fire Laboratory, providing a ‘hands-on’ experience for delegates. Look at our training section for more information