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29 April 2024

Awards shortlists seem to be a bit like buses, you wait for ages and then three come along at once. Hot on the heels of FSM Awards shortlisting earlier this month – once again everyone at Chute Fire Certification UK is delighted to announce that our erstwhile leader Avene Furness TIFSM AIOSH SSSTS has been shortlisted for Inside Housing‘s Housing Heroes and Women in Housing’s 2024 awards for not just…

18 April 2024

Avene Furness, Chute Fire’s founder and director has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Fire & Security Matters awards, in the exclusive category of Fire Industry Woman of the Year. This is a category that recognises the very best within the industry and specifically looking at the many bright and talented women, like Avene, who, day in, day out are seeking to change and improve the…

4 April 2024

Exciting news! At Chute Fire Certification UK we constantly strive for excellence in our field, but crucially we also understand when to defer to specialists outside our own area – which is why we are delighted to announce that from today we have formed a strategic partnership with Elite Fire Stop & A1 Fire Stopping and Drilling Services. As experts in fire stopping and passive fire protection, we…

16 November 2023

At Chute Fire Certification UK® we strive to remain at the forefront of innovative, cost effective engineered solutions for fire safety, which is why we are so proud to be the winners of Corporate LiveWire’s Innovative Product of the Year 2023 in their Innovation & Excellence Awards. We know that our clients and end users’ needs are constantly evolving, whether that be regulatory or lifestyle related, and to ensure…

Supporting sport for girls

18 June 2023

Chute Fire Certification UK is proud to have sponsored the sports kit for the girls at Lymm High School. The support we provided enabled the school to take 48 young sportswomen to Malaga, Spain, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience playing football, hockey and netball against local teams and to train in a world-famous facility. As well as playing local football and hockey teams in Malaga, the girls travelled to…

Jigsaw Homes Group: Thompson Court Replacement Chute

27 February 2023

Challenges Thompson Court is an 11-storey high block, owned and managed by Jigsaw Homes Group. It is separated into private apartments on each floor. The building was constructed in the 1970’s and was fitted with an external chute with hopper doors on each floor. Jigsaw requested their contractor Casey to replace the external cladding, who also identified that the chute would need replacing. Consultation Jigsaw Homes have been…

Avene Furness is finalist in the Women in Housing Awards for the second year running

10 May 2022

Avene Furness, entrepreneur and founder of Chute Fire Certification UK has again been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Women in Housing Awards. The awards recognise women that are the leaders, innovators and changemakers across the sector. Avene is a finalist in the ‘Professional of the Year’ category, in recognition of her commitment and passion for quality, safety and professionalism in this sector. Since founding Chute Fire…