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Wooden Doors & Fire Doors

Our experts on doors, fire doors and fire doorsets are the British Woodworking Federation (
Fire doors are a crucial, engineered, element of passive fire safety in a building. They are vital to the safe evacuation of a building in a fire, and to the preservation of property and life.
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CPD for Architects & Designers

Fire Doors and Doorsets CPD

This section of the BIID-accredited Wood in Interiors module describes the different types of timber doors available and details how to specify fire doors and doorsets.

Fire Safety and FR-Rated Timber

A comprehensive multi-part CPD module created with the Wood Protection Association in co-operation with the LABC. Provides learning for Building Control Officers, structural engineers, architects and architectural technicians to ensure FR treated wood complies with Building Regulations.


The 5 Step fire door check that could mean the difference between life and death.

How can you guarantee that a fire door is fit for purpose?

The importance of good specification and installation to the performance of a fire door.

Hannah Mansell of BWF provides an Introduction to Fire Doors

Fire Doors – They’re Your Responsibility


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