Ahmarra has recently completed a project – Hoe Valley School – with Main contractors Willmott Dixon, who have adopted the growth mindset development we are seeing in the education sector.
Internal timber fire door specialist, Ahmarra has supplied doorsets and glazed screens for many new schools and extensions to existing schools. High performance, severe duty, FSC certified timber doorsets and screens were selected in a variety of facings and finishes including decorative laminate and natural timber veneers.
There seems to be much confusion recently re the use of assessments in fire door certification and Ahmarra would like to clarify our position and hopefully pass on our knowledge of the systems in place.
When renovating, or building a new project, picking the right door type for the build can be difficult. Classifying the period and style of your home or project is extremely important before selecting integral architecture and products. Your doors are no exception.
Since the announcement of the Pantone colour of 2018, both the product and interior design industries have seen a major increase in the popularity of muted purple tones. A great way to incorporate these into your home to create a colourful, yet, calming atmosphere is through laminates, when paired with an exposed beach lipped door, […]
A few staff from the Ahmarra sales team enjoyed a charity football match organised by Willmott Dixon.
Earlier this year the Metropolitan Police informed government that a composite fire door installed at Grenfell Tower designed to resist fire for up to 30 minutes failed after approximately 15 minutes when tested by the police. The Housing Secretary has reviewed this and has now updated Parliament on the fire door investigation and confirms experts advise […]
To simplify specification needs for the hotel sector, Ahmarra have created the Hotel and Hospitality Collection, this range of pre-defined hotel doorsets offer a simpler design solution, whilst still allowing clientele to choose various options in facings, finishes, and styles, to enable the client to tailor the design to their needs.
Interior design is headed to the dark side this year, especially as autumn/winter 2018 approaches. Rich earthy woods will feature everywhere from doors and panelling to ottomans, side tables and statement furniture. These powerful pieces will transform any room into a dramatic scene, accompanying these dark, oaky stains with flashes of brass ironmongery or detailing […]
Ahmarra are a British door manufacturer that offer a range of fire rated doors for educational facilities, including student accommodation. Their education range is a series of made to order doors that are suitable for schools, academies, and colleges/universities. Their many years of experience in manufacturing doors has led Ahmarra to produce a range of […]
There have been many news reports in recent days regarding the fact that the Metropolitan Police have commissioned a fire test on a door assembly from within Grenfell Tower. Our trade organization, ASDMA are actively seeking more information to enable us to understand this further but as this may take some time, we would like […]
Our trade organisation, ASDMA (Architectural and Specialist Door Manufacturers Association) has issued a statement regarding the fire door issue at Grenfell Tower. ASDMA’s response to the fire door issue identified at Grenfell Tower.
When it comes to choosing doors you may want to think about working with a company that’s 100% British. When you do so, as well as supporting the local economy, you have easy access to the manufacturing facility allowing you to monitor the process from start to finish. Ahmarra manufactures from it’s factory in Portsmouth […]
Since the Grenfell Tower disaster in London during June 2017 there has been widespread investigations of tower blocks right across England to determine whether there are similar fire safety flaws that require urgent attention and resolution. During the investigations so far it has been found that there are hundreds of tower blocks that fail fire safety […]
Fire doors are a vital component of any health and safety programme within every building you see. Whether you are discussing the need for fire doors as part of a commercial, residential or public building, they will be required. Without a clear fire detection and emergency escape plan, you are putting people in danger […]
Compliance in fire safety is often underappreciated. Due to fire safety being to a good standard these days, fires don’t happen on a regular basis, but this can lead to a relaxed attitude and a lowering of fire safety standards.
If you own a business there are a number of legal obligations that you have to consider. One of the most important is the compulsory fire regulations that have to be in place within every business premises. Here we’ll take a look at what you need to know, based on The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, 2005.