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Instilling Confidence in Clients 

Our reputation is established and we get repeat business from our long-standing clients who know that they get the best service on the market and have confidence that we install and document our work to the highest standards. 

Leaders in Quality & Safety 

Our quality assurance processes are industry leading. We have our own staff that operate as independent quality and health and safety inspectors to ensure quality and safety is a top priority. 

An Accredited Contractor 

Established in 2007, we are accredited with IFC, ASFP, ISO 9001, working throughout the UK as passive fire protection specialists. We are UKAS accredited and our dedicated team are QA professionals. 

Structural Steel Fire Protection UK 

GRJ Contracting offers a range of structural steel fire protection and fire barrier options to protect your building’s structural steel if a fire occurs. When steel is heated to above 550°C, it loses its stability and capacity to bear loads, becoming dangerous and often life-threatening. The steel will then begin to lose strength and bend, ultimately leading to a structural collapse and highlighting the lifesaving need for fire protection for structural steel. Be it fireproof insulation, intumescent coatings or fire compartmentation options, GRJ Contracting can find the right protection for you. 
We provide and apply a range of intumescent coating and boarded solutions specifically designed for fireproofing steel beams for your building frameworks. The reactive properties of such systems protect the steel from high temperatures generated during a fully developed fire. They are designed to provide structural integrity and fire protection of steel, subsequently complying with modern building design regulations. 
GRJ Contracting can offer a FREE evaluation to assess your building and advise on the next steps to steelwork fire protection solutions. 




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Why choose GRJ for Steelwork Fire Protection UK? 

GRJ Contracting steelwork fire protection options offer effective fire protection of steel and resultant time for safe evacuation. We can assess your structure and advise you on the measures needed to meet fire safety compliance. Browse GRJ Contracting’s selection of services, from fire boarding to intumescent coatings to find the right steelwork fire protection for you and your project. 

"The quality of work have been a credit to GRJ" 

You are doing a great job on site and have been helpful and informative throughout the whole process of the job, the help and the quality of work have been a credit to GRJ. 
Tom Hulley 
Kier Construction 
Two Chamberlain Square

Ensure your new build is protected 

Book a FREE SITE EVALUATION and take the first step to making your building protected from fire 


What fire protection does steel need? 
Structural steel fire protection requirements can vary based on the height or purpose of a building. The legal standards for different types of buildings are outlined in Fire safety: Approved Document B, which is the main set of regulations regarding passive fire protection, and BS 9999 set by the British Standards Institution for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings. While these regulations don’t directly mention structural steel, they are used as a guide for contractors, managers and site teams to help them decide on the best solution for structural steel fire protection. 
How can steel be protected from fire? 
One of the most effective and commonly-used ways to protect steel from fire is intumescent paint. This special type of steel paint swells up when exposed to heat, forming a protective layer around the steel beams. 
The other way to protect structural steel beams from fire is by using fire protective mineral boards to create a casing around the steel. GRJ Contracting can help determine which option is better for your building and install structural steel fire protection. 
Does all steel need to be fire protected? 
To meet the requirements for structural stability outlined in the Building regulations and comply with Fire Safety Standards, multi-storey steel-framed structures will usually need to have sufficient fire protection. This is done to help prevent the building from collapsing in the event of a fire. 
GRJ Contracting Ltd was established in 2007 with the purpose of specialising in the design, supply, and installation of quality passive fire protection systems for the commercial and residential UK construction market. As an accredited company certified with IFC, ASFP, ISO 9001 and Cyber Essentials based in the Midlands, we operate nationwide on new build and legacy construction projects of all scales and our range of services includes Intumescent Coatings and Rigid Boarding systems for Structural Steelwork protection, Service Penetration Firestopping, Mineral Fibre Boarding systems for internal building fire compartmentation and more. 
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