Trade Associations

Armstrong Priestley is a member of a number of trade associations and network groups and actively participates in all. We believe that our participation helps to promote our industry and strengthen standards for all.

British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA)
Armstrong Priestley have been a member of BAFSA since 1993 and currently hold a position on the BAFSA governing council. BAFSA’s principal objective is to educate on the benefits of fire sprinkler and water mist systems and how they can help to save life, property and the environment. The Association also represents its members at BSi, RISC Authority, BRE Governing Body and many other organizations and is dedicated to making sure that systems are installed to the highest professional standards.

National Fire Sprinkler Network (NFSN)
The NFSN work is committed to safeguarding people and the community from the threat of fire by the use of fire sprinklers. NFSN was founded in 1998 as a ‘not for profit’ coalitional of likeminded people who were looking to save lives and reduce injuries from fire and protect property and believe that the best way is through the use of fire sprinkler protection. Its membership now consists of every Fire & Rescue Service in the United Kingdom, Local Government, Politicians and MPs from the English, Scottish and Welsh Parliaments as well as industry representatives.

European Fire Sprinkler Network (EFSN)
We support and share the aims of the EFSN in improving fire safety through the use fire sprinkler protection. EFSN’s work is to inform and educate legislators at a European and at a local government level on the benefits of fire sprinklers to the economy and environment. It also consolidates the industry response to European legislation and standards.

Confederation of Construction Specialists (CCS)
CCS has provided our staff with contractual guidance and training for many years which has given us a competitive edge in today’s complex business climate. The CCS provides a voice for the specialist contractor at Government and industry level and campaigns for greater fairness of contractual risk across all specialist trades.