who we are

Genuine experts in fire rated glazing

Our Focus is Fire Rated

Established in 1996 and continuously trading for over 25 years we are a highly experienced architectural aluminium glazing manufacturer and installer operating and installing fire-rated glass doors in the UK.

Since 2022 our sole focus is on fire rated glazing systems and products, and we are equally equipped to carry out simple supply only orders or complex and large scale installations.

We are uniquely accredited and can offer third party certification for both manufacture and installation.

OWS Fire Rated Ltd is part of the OWS Group Ltd. FIRAS registered installation services are undertaken by Oxted Window Systems Ltd

25+ Years Trading History
30+ Staff dedicated to fire rated glazing
13,000+ m2
800+ Projects delivered
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Why choose us

Our approach is
truly unique

  • Time served experts in fire rated aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling.
  • Serving conscientious customers to provide value and peace of mind
  • We offer supply only and supply and install projects
  • Friendly and approachable, always happy to assist with technical queries to ensure that the best solution is achieved.
  • We ‘know what we are doing’
  • Full third-party certification for manufacturing and installation services.

 

Third-party accreditations

Certification of products and installation competence for passive fire protection

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    Testing

    Testing

    Fully tested and classified systems

    With the successful performance of these products playing such a crucial role in life and building safety it is imperative that the protection they offer is proven. The systems that we offer are subject to rigorous testing with the exact combination of materials to be used. Whilst there are good levels of options available, we can only offer products that are as tested. See our article on fire testing for more detailed information.

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    Design

    Experienced designers, estimators and technical support

    We understand that the specification and inclusion of fire rated glazing products is highly specialist and often requires a great deal of technical support to ensure that correct design, performance and interfacing are achieved, be it for a single fixed light or complex curtain wall screen. We offer a full design package or assistance to your own design team to ensure crucial details are correctly captured. We are always pleased to provide technical advice on regulations and specifications and help is only ever a phone call away.

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    Manufacture

    Industry leading levels of quality and manufacturing efficiency

    We’ve been making lots of fire rated aluminium glazing products for over 20 years. We are expert users of the Logikal software system used to estimate and programme our production, and having used CNC cutting machines for many years we take pride in the consistently high quality of our products. As we only manufacture fire rated products our time-served fabrication team are highly efficient in assembling the complex suite of components required for these products. All this combines to ensure that we have the capacity to handle the largest of projects without compromising on quality.

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    Supply

    A simple, workable solution for your product requirements

    If you are confident around the competence of your installers, we offer many of our products on a supply only basis, including a kit of everything that you need to undertake a successful installation. As we work with a number of suppliers we can offer the most sensible and compliant solution for your requirement without limiting options to a single range. We will seek to provide you with a comprehensively detailed quotation with a quick turn around. Once you have placed your order, we offer:

    • Speedy deliveries – we specialise in these products and supply from a single site. Our processes are well developed and efficient, resulting in shorter lead times
    • Dedicated deliveries – we can be flexible in when we delivery to align with your requirements
    • All in the box – we deliver all the fire rated consumables required to successfully install your products, including a fitting manual and a self certification checklist
    • Installation support – telephone access to appropriate experts throughout the process
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    Install

    Third party certified project installation services

    We have many years experience working on major projects for contractors and fully understand the associated challenges. Our industry leading products are great, but for additional peace of mind we offer a greater level of engagement that allows you to get the full benefits of our fire rated glazing expertise from the wider team within our company, including:

    • Experienced Project Manager
    • Fire Rated only fitters – this is all we do, so our installers have experience of fitting these complex products every day
    • Creation of RAMS and O&M manuals and supply of data sheets
    • Installation audit, FIRAS inspection and sign-off on completion of project
    • Indemnity against installation damage
    • Legitimacy – in the form of as built drawings and certification of provenance and consistency

    Proudly working for some of the most respected names in construction

      Statement

      We have been working with OWS for several years and always found them to be professional, knowledgeable and reliable. The products that we receive from them are always fabricated to the highest standard and any technical issues are always quickly resolved.

      Edward Poynton, Chief Executive, Style Group

      Have a question or need a quote?
      We are here to help

      Call us on +44 (0)1342 836630 to discuss your fire rated install requirements